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NKPS Mother Tongue Language Curriculum

In line with the desired learning outcomes of the National Mother Tongue Language curriculum, Northoaks Primary School aims to develop our students to become confident and effective communicators. To achieve this, we focus on listening, speaking, reading, writing and interaction skills.

Our teaching and learning programme aims to help our students progressively acquire language skills and knowledge from Primary 1 to Primary 6. The Modular Approach in the teaching and learning of Mother Tongue Languages where differentiated instructions and activities catering to the different needs of our students from diverse language background is adopted.

The school also places great emphasis on authentic learning. The performance tasks are designed to provide students the opportunities to apply the language skills and knowledge in an authentic setting so that they can transfer this learning into their daily life.

To cultivate the love for learning the languages, our lower primary enrichment programme give students the exposure to speech and drama, singing and poem recitation. We aim to build their confidence in applying what they have learnt during the lessons and give them the opportunities to perform during school events. 

Mother Tongue Language learning experience

                


School-based Reading Programme
The English and Mother Tongue language department collaborate to design a fun and structured Reading programme for our students. The rationale is to help our students cultivate the love and passion for reading. Every student is given a Reading Passport where there are fun activities to complete after reading a book.



The Use of ICT in the Teaching and Learning of MTL

The English and Mother Tongue language department collaborate to design a fun and structured Reading programme for our students. The rationale is to help our students cultivate the love and passion for reading. Every student is given a Reading Passport where there are fun activities to complete after reading a book.

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Mother Tongue Language Fortnight and Language & Cultural Camp

Through the MTL (Mother Tongue Languages) Fortnight, students are exposed to a wide range of language-related and cultural experiences and activities. These activities enable students to learn and appreciate their respective Mother Tongue Languages in a fun and exciting way.

 


Mother Tongue Language Enrichment Programme

The MTL enrichment programme aims to instill passion and promote interest in the learning of the Mother Tongue Languages. These programmes provide students with opportunities to acquire literary skills through fun-filled singing and speaking activities which help develop students’ confidence in using their Mother Tongue Language. The school aims to develop in every child a love for their Mother Tongue language and its culture and values.


Useful Links :

xuele.moe.edu.sg

https://www.mtl.moe.edu.sg/ecekap/

mtl.moe.edu.sg/theenthamizh/primary.html

www.ezhishi.net ( Primary 6)

Student Learning Space - https://vle.learning.moe.edu.sg/login