ERIC Number: ED238258
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Nov
Reference Count: 0
English Teaching Profile: Malaysia.
British Council, London (England). English Language and Literature Div.
The status of the use and instruction of English in Malaysia, where it is a commonly-used second language, is described. The following topics are discussed: (1) the general status and role of English in Malaysian society in recent years; (2) English within the educational system (preschool, elementary, secondary, higher, adult, military, prison, commercial, professional associations, and preservice and inservice teacher education); (3) the production and supply of English teachers; (4) the variety and availability of instructional materials in schools, teachers' colleges, other higher education institutions, public libraries, and bookstores; (5) the administration of English language-related education and testing; (6) the development and planning of English instruction; (7) English outside the educational system; (8) support for English instruction from Great Britain, the United States, Australia, New Zealand, and Canada; (9) commercial opportunities for support; and (10) current research. (MSE)
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Adult Education, Creative Writing, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries, Government Role, Higher Education, Industry, Instructional Materials, Language Role, Libraries, Professional Associations, Research, Second Language Instruction, Teacher Education, Teacher Supply and Demand, Technical Assistance, Testing, Volunteers
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: British Council, London (England). English Language and Literature Div.