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Mother Tongue

Head of Department: 
Miss Lim Puay Ee (HOD MTL)

Mdm Tang Hui Huang (HOD ICT)
Mdm Janisah Johari 
Mdm Siti Sapiya Bte Mohd Sumri
Mdm Sri Nabilah Binte Basri
Mr Ang Ruixiang 
Ms Chen Si Si 
Miss Lee Jia Min 
Ms Poh Qiuyan 
Mdm Wang Qingzhen
Miss Jane Ho Jia Xuan

New MT Portal

We are pleased to inform you that the MT Portal is ready for use. https://imtl.moe.edu.sg
Student Accounts/Login Details
ALL Secondary 1 to 5 students can now access their accounts in the Portal using their Identification Number and the default password - Password-1 (Note: ‘P’ is in capital letter).
Students are strongly encouraged to change their passwords and update their email addresses in the Portal. The updated email will facilitate in retrieving forgotten password or receiving other notifications.


To nurture in our students a strong foundation in their Mother Tongue Languages and an enduring interest in their culture.


To be a value-added department that inspires the pupil love for their culture.


Our teachers are committed to produce students who are:
  • Highly proficient in the use of Mother Tongue Languages
  • Confident and articulate speakers
  • Rooted in the values and appreciative of their cultural heritage

Curriculum/Subject Offered

Express: CL / ML / TL / NTIL
Normal Academic : CL (NA) / ML (NA) / TL (NA) / NTIL (NA)
Normal Technical : BCL / BML / BTL 


  • CNY Celebrations (Term 1)
  • Mother Tongue Fortnight & Cultural Camp (Term 3-4)
  • Cultural Performance Exposure (Term 2-3)

Enrichment Programmes

Secondary 1
  • Cultural Exposure through  Seal-carving.
Secondary 2
  • Cultural Exposure through Ink-and-water painting; Traditional book-binding
Secondary 3
  • Cultural Exposure through Diabolo Experience; Prof. Wang Deyuan's seminar; Innamorati Two Musical

Other Related Links: https://zbschools.sg/