Xiang Yun Says Son Chen Xi Only 'Actively Learned' Mandarin After Meeting Her Onscreen Son In The Royal Monk
It was the turning point for an eight-year-old Chen Xi, who was “really resistant' to learning the language before that.
At that time, Chen Xi was eight and a Primary Two student in Taonan School.On-set, he met and became friends with Chinese actor Cao Jun, who played Xiang Yun’s onscreen son. Of course, Cao Jun spoke fluent Mandarin.Cao Jun in The Royal Monk“My son, who very rarely spoke Mandarin, suddenly started speaking Mandarin. After returning to Singapore, he began actively learning Mandarin, and with the help of a very good Chinese tutor, [the language] was no longer a problem for him,” Xiang Yun recalled.Read more: TODAY »
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