The science class for grade two students at Thairath Wittaya 10 school entails a lot more than science.
Kindergarten children at Thairath Wittaya 10 school learn Pattani-Malay, their mother tongue, as their first language.
When their teacher asks them questions about the different parts of a plant in the Pattani-Malay language, the students readily respond in Thai. Throughout the entire period, conversation flows naturally back and forth between the two languages, and there are no signs of confusion among any of the pupils.
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