Teaching Oral Narrative Skills to Chinese Children in Singapore
This article presents an intervention to help Singaporean children in narrative skills in Chinese language to prepare them in coping with the shift. Grade-three children participated in the study. Half of the children were taught through a specifically designed intervention programme, while the other half with the usual programme. Comparisons after a year showed that the experimental group made greater progress than did the control group in oral narrative skills and overall oral skill scores.
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