Tag: RHB The Straits Times National Spelling Championship

Can You Spell “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious”?

April 28th, 2013   •   no comments   

Well, perhaps these kids can. Especially on a good day?

Thanks to an invitation from Omy.sg, I had the chance to attend the grand finals of the RHB-The Straits Times National Spelling Championship 2013. Running for its second year, this competition for kids aims to raise their appreciation of spelling in language and literacy in a fun and competitive manner.  Targeting students in Singapore, it challenges them to out-spell each other through the awareness of phonemes and syllabication while enriching their vocabulary through the study of prefixes, suffixes and root words.
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