After the good start, let's get the rest high

By Kee Thuan Chye

November 2013 TALK-TALK ONLY
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Two months ago, I wrote in this column about the issue of English and asked whether our government would give the language the importance it deserves and get our students to learn it wholeheartedly. Since then, we’ve heard the good news that the government has decided to make English a must-pass subject at the Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) examinations from 2016.This is a good start. At the very least, it sends out the message to students to take the language...

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Kee Thuan Chye

is the author of the new bestsellers Unbelievably Stupid! and Unbelievably Stupid Too!