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Mother Tongue

Mother Tongue Department Teachers
Mdm Lai Meei Ju 
Mdm Mandy Choo Soo Yang (LH / CL) Mdm Roslina Bte Mahmood
(SH / ML)
Mdm Thilagavathy Kathiresan
(SH / TL)
Mr Hang Kam Long
(ST / CL)
Ms Zhao Sanmin (CL) Ms Tan Soh Leng (CL) Mdm Ang Sze Yi (CL)
Ms Teoh Shao Cing  (CL) Mr Gavin Chong (CL)
Ms Chong Ting Ting (CL)Mr Shen Ching Jen (CL)
Ms Siti Zulaika Binte Salleh (ML) 
Mdm Rahimah Bte Selamat (ML)
Mdm Zahara Bte Saiman (ML) Mrs Arumugam Viji (TL)
Ms Siti Nursyahidah (ML)

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Vision: Nurturing Active Learners and Proficient Users of their Mother Tongue Languages.

About the Department:

The Mother Tongue Languages (MTL) Department offers Chinese Language, Higher Chinese Language, Malay Language and Tamil Language for studies.

In Christ Church Secondary, learning MTL is beyond textbook knowledge and the four walls of a classroom.  We integrate experiential programmes into the MTL curriculum to make MTL a living language.  A structured 4-year plan is drawn up with specific focus on developing students’ language skills through innovative and fun-filled activities.


a)    Develop students effectively in 4 language skills, namely Aural-oral, Reading, Writing and Thinking Skills through structured MTL teaching.

b)    Inculcate appreciation of the Languages and Cultures through enjoyable experiential learning.

c)    Cultivate self-directed and active learning of MTL through ICT-infused Teaching and Learning.

Programmes Highlights 

Sec 1:              Drama in Education Programme
                        Conversational Chinese/Malay (CCM)
Sec 2:              Experiential Learning through Music
Sec 3:              Authentic Learning through Short Video Production
Sec 4&5:          Structured Intensive Learning Programme


Experiential Learning through Music

Video Production by Sec 3 Students


  • Festival Celebration
  • Learning Journeys
  • Reading Programme
  • Stretch Programme
  • PSG Talk



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