Allow me to briefly introduce my education background, I went to Chinese primary and secondary school and even pursued a degree in Chinese Studies. Yea right, as if I'm so obsessed with the language. Hence, after being in such surrounding for so long I think it's fair enough for me to say a word or so after being misinterpreted by most people.
To be honest, during my school days, my teachers set very high expectation for us, so everyone become very competitive because nobody wanna get the last placing in class. It's worse than bringing shame to your family. The result will be pinned at the notice board and everyone including parents will be able to see the grades. If your result is good, of course you'll receive lotsa praises, but if your result/placing dropped your stress level will build up and you'll hate school. Trust me I have been through that and it's no fun at all.
Case 2:Math must be good so must be every calculative and kiam siap
Majority of them are good in math but there are also exception like me, my math suck like ehem*cough*, and my add math is horrible TT3TT. Not interested in math after Form 3 and it took me longer to solve a math question than writing a 300 words essay.
About the stinginess matter, I think it differs according to one's upbringing. I'm lucky that my circle of friends belongs in the generous group than those awfully kiamsiap group. However if your friend is calculative and calculates every single cent with you then it better to keep a distance from them. Imagine your friend calling out your name in public asking you when you gonna return his/her 10/20/50 cents...LMAO...If this happens to me I gonna put a paper bag over my head, ultra embarrassing moment.
Case3: Poor proficiency in English
Yalah hor like ebiwan of aus speek manglish rojak pasar language until siasui all chinese people kaokaolat, we rojak together presentpastperfect tense macam vee diden attended ingrish kerass biifor.
My goodness, studying in a Chinese medium school does not stop us from learning proper English, Fyi, we know the importance of English and there are something called language centres where we can learn and improve our English. So stop being that shallow minded. If you dont know what is that then kindly google it.
Not long ago my article was published at my Uni's website and I had let something out of my chest after holding thus long.
#For full article click the link below.
It was my sweet revenge and I got the last laughs when my friend told me that my article was printed out and pasted on the uni's notice board alongside with the President's message. It was totally unexpected and I was over the moon. Recalling receiving questionnaire from students of other courses conducting survey regarding our English proficiency level, it is so unprofessional to do so. Our class were conducted in Mandarin but English elective subject were also in our syllabus. Regretted that I did not conduct survey on the Chinese proficiency level. *smack forehead*
The only girl, the rose among the torn.
Time has changed and not everyone from Chinese medium school speak bad English nor those from other medium school speak perfect English, vice versa. Hence, never underestimate anyone.
I'm done for now, bye~