ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNING THROUGH THE CULTURE OF LEARNER’S INDIGENOUS LANGUAGE

Irawan , Lalu Ari (2012) ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNING THROUGH THE CULTURE OF LEARNER’S INDIGENOUS LANGUAGE. In: International Seminar Language Maintenance and Shift II. ISSN: 2088-6799, 5-6 Juli 2012, Hotel Pandanaran Semarang.

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Abstract

The concern on learners’ competence to communicate in English culturally has been attaining multitude attention within attention to make learner be able to communicate effectively in English as part of the international society while learners have limited conceptualization upon cultural issues. On the other hand, the indigenous language(s) is also threatened by the improvement of interests and practices of learning English. Learners, along with the language policy in education, tend to move aside or to give less attention onto the indigenous languages and give more to English. Departed from the purpose of improving learners’ cultural understanding in English and at the same time to encourage the existence of indigenous language, this paper presents language cultural background of English compared with Javanese and Sasak Languages by employing contrastive analysis and ethnography study.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: English language learning, indigenous language, culture of communication, conceptualization of society, linguistic features
Subjects:P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics
Divisions:School of Postgraduate (mixed) > Master Program in Linguistic
ID Code:54183
Deposited By:S.E. Wahyu Setiabudi
Deposited On:13 Jun 2017 14:32
Last Modified:23 Feb 2018 08:24

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