You couldn’t make this stuff up. This is a “breaking news” story in its entirety from The Nation’s website today.
A national artist in literature Thursday urged the Education Ministry to emphasise the importance of classes about Thai-handwriting, Thai writing, Thai composition, Thai letter writing, Thai-poem recitation and Thai-song singing.
Naovarat Pongpaiboon said these classes would teach Thai children to know how put their thoughts in order and how to use Thai language properly.
By his estimate, more than 50 per cent of Thai children had problems forming a long sentence because they did not
Because they did not what? Hats off to The Nation for this one. Seems like the adults are having trouble forming long sentences too.