English as a medium
of instruction – a growing
global phenomenon: phase 1
Julie Dearden, Senior Research and Development Fellow,
English as Medium of Instruction (EMI),
Department of Education, University of Oxford
Pupils of Socorro Central Elementary as Medium of Instruction”
Background of the Study
Socorro Central Elementary School, Socorro East District is already applied Mother Tongue Bisaya Language as medium of instruction in grade I pupils instead of English and Tagalog. This program is highly...
How the official status of the English language shapes the debates over education around the world.
Kachru’s model splits the global use of the English language into three circles; inner, outer and expanding. This essay will evaluate how the official status of English, in a country from each of these...
The Problem and Its Settings
English is without a doubt the actual universal language. It is the world's second largest native language, the official language in 70 countries, and English-speaking countries are responsible for about 40% of world's total GNP (Torres, 1998). With countries such as Britain...
TEACHING ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE IN A MULTICULTURAL AND MULTILINGUAL ENVIRONMENT LIKE NIGERIA- THE HOSPITALITY EXPERIENCE.
Language is said to be a system in which the combination of sounds form words and the combination of words form sentences for a representation of knowledge is determined...
INTERDISCIPLINARY JOURNAL OF CONTEMPORARY RESEARCH IN BUSINESS
VOL 4, NO 12
THE ROLE OF MEDIUM OF INSTRUCTION USED IN PAKISTANI CLASSROOMS
Dr. Aijaz Ahmed
Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science
and Technology, Karachi, PAKISTAN
* English As a Medium Of Instruction
jesusisonline.wordpress.com/2008/06/10/legislators-push-english-as-medium-of-instruction/ A check on the bills filed in the 14th Congress shows that there are three...
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* Should English Be The Medium Of Instruction...
The medium of instruction at all stages should be the mother tongue of the learner and in special cases regional language. English should be used as a library language. Students should learn only mother tongue at the primary stage. At the secondary stage a foreign language, preferably English should...
idea on your own. This is the case for many English Language Learners within classrooms today; the only difference is many do not even know enough English to piece together a phrase leaving them completely clueless. The controversial discussion of English Language Learners and their education can become...
English Language Learners in Special Education:
How They Learn and How to Teach Them
By Jackie Moore
How Should Students Learn?
Unfortunately in our public school systems today, we do not have a clear program or even a concept of what type of classroom English Language Learners (ELL) need to be...
Barriers Thru English”
In my short term as Councilor of San Fernando City, I have been invited to speak at various events and activities. Just last August, I was at a Buwan ng Wika, Linggo ng Wika and an Araw ng Wika. This is the first time I’ve actually taken part and been to an English Festival. ...
Should English be the medium of instruction in Sri Lankan Universities
Medium of instruction is a language used in teaching. It may or may not be the official language of the country or territory. Where the first language of students is different from the official language, it may be used as the medium...
Business Administration (MBA)
How to Improve English Learning Method in Bangladesh
: Advance English Composition
: ENG 203
: Ariful Islam Emon
BA, MA (JU)
Faculty, Department of English
IUBAT, Uttara, Dhaka.
involved in learning in a language not your own.
Hence researchers, who have tested children who are taught in their mother tongue and those whose medium of learning is a language that is alien to them, have found the first group to have a better understanding of what is taught to them and better verbal...
Background of the Study
Before we discuss the so-called Gullas bill or the proposed act strengthening and enhancing the use of English as a medium of instruction, let's get a backgrounder on the state of education in the Philippines.
For every 100 children that start grade one in our country...
In today’s global world, the importance of English can not be denied and ignored since English is the most common language spoken everwhere. With the help of developing technology, English has been playing a major role in many sectors including medicine, engineering, and education, which, in my opinion...
English Language Learners (ELLs) are the fastest growing group of students in the United
States, with nearly 41 percent of the nation’s ELLs attending schools in California (cited in
Berman, et al, 1995). By federal standards, students are considered to be ELLs when their
native language is other...
What is the importance of English Language in Education?
Here, in this article, an attempt has been made to turn the attention of the readers to the most crucial thing that is the importance of the English language in education or the advantages of learning English language (here, focus is not on...
everyone know that English is international language and important medium of communication. But there is still a Controversial topic that should English be the medium of instruction in secondary school? Population are growing rapidly in this world. Imagine that if we doesn’t have English, how would we be...
English a Medium of Instruction
A question we are still grappling with in Pakistan after 60 years is, what should be the language of instruction in our schools?
In Dhaka Quid-e-azam said “let me make it very clear to you that the state language of Pakistan is going to be Urdu and no other language...
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The student experience of Englishmedium higher education in Hong Kong
Stephen Evans & Bruce Morrison
English Department , Hong Kong Polytechnic University...
PALESTINE AHLIYA UNIVERSITY
English for Academic Purposes
Dr. Sami Heeh
English for Academic Purposes
EAP is the main branch of ESP and EAP is defined as “any English teaching that relates to a study purpose”. Four types of EAP situation should...
It is undeniable that English is not an easy language to learn. Malaysian ESL students oftentimes find English to be rather confusing and difficult to learn. Pronunciation seems to trip most students up. Though the English language syllabus makes room for pronunciation skills to be included...
ENGLISH AS MEDIUM OF INSTRUCTION IN THE NEW GLOBAL
Rajarshi Shahu College, Parbhani
The English language is continuing to establish itself as a global lingua franca in a period of unprecedented globalisation. In the last decade educational systems...
Republic of the Philippines
Marinduque State College
School of Arts and Sciences
RESEARCH TREND IN SCHOOL OF ARTS AND SCIENCES
A Thesis Proposal
SCHOOL OF ARTS AND SCIENCES
Marinduque State College
In Partial Fulfillment...
Filipino vs. English as the medium of instruction
The English vs. Filipino debate is once again a hot topic.
A petition has been filed in the Supreme Court challenging the government?s policy of using English as the medium of instruction in our schools. According to those who filed...
in EMI schools is a privilege and superior to those students studying in CMI schools in terms of coping with tertiary education. And I am not with it
The ideal case mentioned above cannot apply to all situations. Let us look into the statistic of the medium of instructions of secondary school in Hong...
the medium of instruction in science and mathematic in secondary school before, a heated debate in the newspapers with regard to this apparent turn around in the policy had immediately sparked off. Thus,
I would like to support the side where English should be made as the medium of instruction in school...
At school level, the educational system of Pakistan is divided into three major categories on the basis of the medium of instruction:
1. The government vernacular-medium schools which use Urdu, and the regional languages as Sindhi, Balochi, Punjabi, Pashto, etc as their medium of instruction...
L1 in the English class room
Methods & Procedure
Student Questionnaire on the Use of L1 in the English Classroom