Students in pre-1970s Singapore had to learn the correct way of writing the Chinese script. Ho Phang Phow describes the painstaking process of mastering this craft.
何炳彪，1964年毕业于南洋大学中文系文学士。1965至2000年任职于立化中学，担任中文教师、华文科主任兼文学史科主任、华文科部门主任等职位。曾任职教育部南区华文科主任以及教育部华文课程编纂员。所编辑的出版物包括多本学校特刊、海燕壁报、学生作品等刊物。 Ho Phang Phow graduated from Nanyang University with a degree in Chinese in 1964. As an educator, he held various positions between 1965 and 2000, including stints at River Valley High School and the Ministry of Education where he was a curriculum planner for Chinese as a second language. Ho has also edited several student works and anniversary magazines for schools and societies over the years.