Diana Ser finds out how her motley crew of adult illiterates keep their secret hidden in a world labelled in English.
Stephen, 33, is a successful engineer who can drive without reading road signs. But he has a secret weapon to cope with his inability. Jega, 40, speaks eloquently in his job as a waiter but he reads like a 6-year-old. The hospitality veteran fears being promoted because he can’t read food tags. Jimmy, 60, spent most of his adult life in prison. He wants to start a new leaf but he is bewildered by the English-centric world he’s thrusted into. Xiao Ling, 35, worries that her poor English is the reason her Primary 5 daughter is falling behind. And finally Maya, 40, only lost her literacy 3 years ago in a stroke. Her aphasia causes her to struggle to find the words she wants to convey.
Join Diana as she finds out what each of them would like to do, if only they could read and write English like the average Singaporean.
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About the show: Diana Ser meets a motley crew of Singaporeans, with one thing in common – they can’t read or write. Diana is surprised one of them is a 33-year-old engineer!
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