LECTURERS AND STUDENTS’ ATTITUDES TOWARDS THE IMPACT OF ENGLISH TO LIBYANS

Monir Ahmed, Al Meshri (2011) LECTURERS AND STUDENTS’ ATTITUDES TOWARDS THE IMPACT OF ENGLISH TO LIBYANS. Masters thesis, Diponegoro University.

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Abstract

The spread of English during the last century has left positive and negative effects on other languages and cultures. So the spread of English has triggered such as code switching, borrowing and using English words in the home language. This study aimed at investigating the impact of the spread of English on the Arabic language and Libyan culture. So by showing the use of English in classrooms and library the spread of English in Libya so clear in the field of higher education, all The focus of this thesis on how to find out the lecturers and students attitudes towards the impact of English to Libyans among other things to Arabic language (Libya), On the other hand, the results of what impact it positive or negative on the Arabic language and Libyan culture. For the method this study employs mixed methods to achieve its aims and to increase the reliability and validity of the results. The study was going to employ qualitative design by using descriptive method, so the researcher has used two instruments: open-ended questions for lecturer and a university students’ questionnaire. A sample of ninety students from Libyan universities has been selected to respond to the questionnaire to achieve the aim of the study. The sample used in the open-ended questions consisted of six university professors who expressed their willingness to participate. They were all male professors. They had been chosen from different departments in Libyan Universities some of them teach in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences. And one of professors was chosen from the Department of English. Data obtained indicates that the Arabic language is influenced by the spread of the English language. As for culture, it is not directly affected. The young generation is attached to their culture. Nevertheless; the data obtained indicates that English language enjoys economic, social and scientific advantages. Thus, the young generation perceives English language as an essential means for keeping pace with the requirements of the age of globalization. This might lead to a further marginalization of the Arabic language in

Item Type:Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information:Advisor: Dr. Dwi Anggani Linggar Bharati, M.Pd.
Uncontrolled Keywords:LECTURERS AND STUDENTS’ ATTITUDES TOWARDS THE IMPACT OF ENGLISH TO LIBYANS
Subjects:P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics
Divisions:School of Postgraduate (mixed) > Master Program in Linguistic
ID Code:47888
Deposited By:Mahasiswa Magister Linguistik
Deposited On:14 Mar 2016 20:17
Last Modified:23 Aug 2017 15:32

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