All posts filed under “18 – Local Expressions

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Speak Singlish? Cannot!

Singlish is an English-based dialect that is spoken in Singapore, and one of my favourite parts about the local culture. It mostly sounds like English with slightly altered/”simplified” grammar and with some words originating from different Chinese dialects, Malay and Tamil. Although Singlish is the… Read More

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Australian English

In contrast with many other Edinburgh students my exchange is in English speaking country, Australia. Therefore, I did not expect to come across too many differences in language when compared to the UK. In the majority of cases my expectation was correct. As non-native English… Read More