Singaporean Mandarin Database

This database contains a collection of Mandarin terms which have cultural, historical or sentimental value unique to Singapore. Some of these terms are more commonly read in print while others are often used in our everyday conversations.

autonomous school
自治学校
zì zhì xué xiào
immersion (programme)
浸濡
jìn rú
Independent School
自主学校
zì zhǔ xué xiào
Institute of Technical Education (ITE)
工艺教育学院
gōng yì jiào yù xué yuàn
junior college
初级学院
chū jí xué yuàn
kindergarten
幼稚园
yòu zhì yuán
neighbourhood school
邻里学校
lín lǐ xué xiào
polytechnic
理工学院
lǐ gōng xué yuàn
Special Assistance Plan (SAP) school
特选学校
tè xuǎn xué xiào
Special Education (SPED) school
特别学校
tè bié xué xiào
Values in Action (VIA)
德育在于行动
dé yù zài yú xíng dòng
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