The things you can do and learn online for General Paper (and Project Work).

Intelligentsia

When I mentioned this word, one of my classes was tickled pink. But you ought to know that:

It means ‘intellectuals who form an artistic, social, or political vanguard or elite’. Which is basically what I told the class.

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Comments on: "Intelligentsia" (2)

  1. I guess they thought you were using the Singlish expression as in: “intelligent siah…”

    siah /sia:/ interjection. used to how you are partly appreciative, partly in jest

    Example –
    Derek: I emphatically protest against this decision.

    Ah Seng: Wah, your English very good siah…

  2. K G’s excellent example needs to be read aloud for full dramatic impact. Funny!

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