Not all of us can speak our mother tongue. Just because we look a certain way doesn’t mean we speak or write a certain language. The dialect Cantonese runs in my Chinese-Malaysian family. My parents, great-grandparents, uncles, aunts and generations before me speak it fluently every day (and Mandarin too). While I have no trouble […]

via Why I Don’t Speak My Mother Tongue Fluently — Mabel Kwong

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