Local arts and cultural activities helped open up new vistas for her, Lianhe Zaobao, 28 January 2019

Lianhe Zaobao carried a feature on Yale-NUS part-time language instructor Ms He Ying Shu, who originally hailed from Hunan, China, and moved to Singapore at the age of 15. The article featured her journey of getting to know the country through various local arts and cultural activities. Ms He’s love for Singaporean films also saw her using it as a topic for her Master’s thesis. The article noted how she uses local literature and art as teaching materials, and that half of her students are Singaporeans while the other half are internationals. She was heartened that after a semester, her students reflected how her classes provided them the opportunity to write in Chinese and access Chinese literature, refuting the common belief that Singaporean youth are not interested in Chinese literature and art.

 

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