This is because English has been mistreated as just one of the exam paper without concerning the important of bushing up their competence in English especially multilingual Malaysian schools offer different languages classes such as Bahasa Malaysia, Tamil and Chinese that attempt students to master all without concerning their academic students as well. So, when a school treats languages like any more academic subjects the classroom has got the students get bored or do not interest to learn. Linguistic class is unlike academic class. According to (Hisyam, 2012) cited that the biggest problem of English education system is the attempts of the teachers teaches English like any other subject by molding the students in an exam –oriented environment. Furthermore, there is a lack of positive environment of using English in the school.
The primary concern for the researcher in this study was to investigate whether reading stories have any effect on improving vocabulary knowledge of Iranian upper-intermediate EFL learners. To achieve this goal vocabulary development is receiving attention in this research. Another problem is that students usually complain that they forget newly learnt words soon after learning them. Many students learning a new language look at vocabulary instruction as simply looking up the word in a translation dictionary (Huyen&Nga, 2003). This process seems to frustrate the learners because they simply cannot remember the list of words and blame it on themselves (Gnoinska, 1998).
State legislatures are currently going back and forth discussing if cursive writing should be included in the Common Core curriculum for students. Debates have arisen in the nation as to why or why not cursive writing is important for students to learn. Do you feel that your child should be using cursive in the classroom setting? Realistic and understanding parents would probably answer no. Indeed, cursive writing should be eliminated from the Common Core curriculum for students because it is a waste of their valuable class time and it is a useless skill in our world today.
b. B - English has become the king of the spoken and used , regardless of nationality . c. C - Learning English does not contradict with any logic to being responsive to the needs of the many. d. D - English way of thinking as a means of communication with others and learn about the culture is the key to foreign culture. e. E - Is a foreign language such as English proficiency kind of intelligence is the only linguistic intelligence.
V.S. Ramakrishna (2016) and Chintala. Rajesh Kumar (2016), aims to show the mother tongue influence in teaching English as a second language. Besides businessman, engineers, scientist and scholars, everyone must know English because it is the International means of exchange of information and experience. The way English is taught in schools and colleges nowadays is a failure for many students.
However, we have to remember that EFL defined as a variation which carries no culture references and emotive involvement for its users has far more advantages: it enables them to learn new languages effectively and provides the flexibility of communication. Moreover, it creates the common ground in international relations, whether it is business, politics, law or education. Therefore, relying on the arguments mentioned above, the statement that EFL does not pose any major threats to other languages seems to be very convincing.
Therefore, being aware of power of language and how the use of it can achieve your goal is essential to resist and change of others’ domination. Linguistics have no relation to the power of language, they only study language... ... middle of paper ... ... Fairclough, Norman. Language and Power. England: Pearson Education Limited, 2001 Stoehr, Louise E. “Perspectives on Discourse Analysis: Theory and Practice.” ebscohost.com. 20100825.
These maxims are not confined to a particular region, culture, community and time. They stand beyond the test of time and still holds its freshness in thoughts and suitable for any person in any situation and region. English is considered as the global language, Mr. S. Kalyanasundaram attempts to translate the maxims into English. When these maxims are translated there are changes in the structure and equivalence is lacking from many words. But, the essence of the maxims remains fresh and same in the Target language as it is in the Source
Without a strong power base, whether political, military or economic, no language can make progress"(Crystal, 2003). There is no saying that a certain language is more superior. Moreover, every language has it upsides and downsides but there is no language that is perfect. Since, English is the most dominant language at the moment it is to be considered as superior to some extent. 5.0 Conclusion In conclusion, English did become a global language due it being easy to learn and seems to be the type of language needed for a global language and to some extent superior to other languages by economic power.
Knowing English constitutes an advantage in the contemporary world. Modern Age made communities and nations come closer through advanced communication channels, and today world communities are largely integrated. English had become a part of daily lives of many people through media and globalization. Bilingualism could be good for people who speak English as a second language. Since English is widely used in the international business, one who speaks English will have competitive advantage over others when seeking an international job.