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Launch of Immersive Detective Game "Who Is the One" to Spark Students' Interest in Chinese Language Learning

Published Date: 22 March 2023 09:00 AM

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1. More than 2,200 students from 20 schools will be challenged to solve a fictional mystery using their Chinese listening, reading and writing skills in this year's "Who Is The One" detective game.

2. Held online over the last two years, this year's "Who Is The One" was brought to life via a roving activity truck housing a fully equipped fictional crime scene. Ms Gan Siow Huang, Minister of State for Education and Chairperson of the Committee to Promote Chinese Language Learning (CPCLL), launched the game on Wednesday, 22 March 2023 at Xinmin Secondary School.

3. In the month-long activity running from 21 March to 28 April 2023, participating students will role-play as different characters to unearth clues, understand character motivations, and uncover the truth behind the mystery. To promote deeper cultural appreciation among students, the activity will feature elements from the Chinese classic "Journey to the West". Please refer to the Annex for a list of participating schools.

4. Jointly organised by the CPCLL and Mandarin edutainment platform MaxKids, "Who Is The One" aims to develop students' interest in Chinese language, and encourage them to hone their communication abilities in Chinese.

5. For more details, please visit www.whoistheone.sg.