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ERIC Number: EJ1068636
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 21
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1913-9020
Lexical Borrowings in the ESL Classrooms in Malaysia
Thirusanku, Jantmary; Yunus, Melor Md
International Education Studies, v6 n9 p51-71 2013
This paper attempts to show the use of lexical borrowings in ten teaching materials used by the English as Second Language (ESL) teachers in the ESL classrooms in the National Secondary Schools in the Klang district in Selangor, Malaysia. It also discusses the general and pedagogical implications involved in using lexical borrowings. This paper reveals that teaching materials with local context are found to be appealing and interesting to students because of their familiarity and local flavour. Students can instantly recognise the cultural context and respond to the situations and settings. As such they are able to interact with teaching materials in a more meaningful way.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Malaysia
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