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Article Picking up Singlish for 'camouflage'
By: YUEN SIN,   The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (TOP OF THE NEWS)  04/08/2019

This squares with a 2012 survey conducted by Dr Leong, which showed that older Singaporeans aged between 35 and 54 had more expectations of certain social markers that immigrants had to meet before they became "one of us", which include speaking Singlish.   (1804 words)
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Article AI call system'learning' Singlish
The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (LITTLE RED DOT)  21/05/2019
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ST, May 10
Adapted from "Singlish also can, for this AI call system"
By Fabian Koh A system being developed here to transcribe 995 emergency calls in real time for the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) may recognise Singlish.   (574 words)
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Article Singlish emergency calls? Also can
By: FABIAN KOH,   The New Paper  The New Paper  (NEWS)  10/05/2019
New automated speech recognition system for SCDF recognises the 4 official languages and even Singlish

A system being developed here to transcribe 995 emergency calls in real time for the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) may recognise Singlish.   (405 words)
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Article Seungri's Singlish wins fans over
By: DESIREE LOH,   The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (LIFE)  25/02/2019

During the show, Seungri repeatedly professed his love of Singapore and peppered his sentences with Singlish. "Any other Korean artist can't do this. I'm the best (at Singlish) because I love Singapore so much," he said.   (542 words)
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Article Koh only one in movie who speaks Singlish
By: SHERLYN SIM,   The New Paper  The New Paper  (LIFESTYLE)  08/08/2018

On whether she was required to tone down or play up her Singlish, the 58-year-old told The New Paper: "I don't think any director can control a comedic actor.
"Jon Chu just let me speak in my Singlish accent and his only request was to pronounce my mispronunciations clearly. Is that an oxymoronic situation?"   (432 words)
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Article Singlish also can, for this AI call system
By: FABIAN KOH,   The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (HOME)  10/05/2019
We programmed it to recognise the four official languages, and a fifth, our Singlish. '' MINISTER FOR HOME AFFAIRS AND LAW K. SHANMUGAM   (538 words)
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Article Singlish OK for OCBC's new voice-activated service
The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (BUSINESS)  11/09/2019
OCBC Bank customers can use simple Singlish to make mobile banking requests via a voice-activated virtual assistant that is up and running on the bank's mobile app.
A customer speaks to the Banking Assistant on the app as if conversing with a human and the request task gets done.   (371 words)
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Article Voices Of Youth
The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (FORUM)  10/10/2018

Lee Yu Xiang, 23
University undergraduate student


Not 'lowly' to speak Singlish
Most, if not all, Singaporeans know and speak Singlish. Speaking Singlish is not something to be looked down upon.
Singlish is unique to Singapore. There is a difference between speaking in Singlish and having poor English.   (381 words)
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Article Time to take a closer look at how English is taught in schools
The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (FORUM)  05/07/2019

This is because Singlish is characterised by disregard for acceptable grammar, sentence structure and correct usage of words.
We therefore need to establish a proper base of spoken and written English at all levels, though initially it will be difficult to prevent the use of Singlish in informal casual settings.   (304 words)
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Article Much to gain from speaking proper English
The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (FORUM)  07/02/2018

However, the reality is that most Singaporeans are unable to switch effortlessly between Singlish and grammatically correct English.
Proponents of Singlish view the English-based patois as unique to Singapore and an expression of our multicultural identity.   (252 words)
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