Category Archives: English in Cambodia

Modern youth almost forget their own language

This article argues that young people in Cambodia who learn English, especially those who go abroad to study, behave badly, speak Khymer (the national language) in ways that are hard for older Cambodians to understand and don’t follow the rules … Continue reading

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The importance of speaking English

This article argues that the ability to speak English brings chances of better jobs and social status, and opens up access to information, for Cambodians. It also looks at the recent boom in private universities where English is an essential … Continue reading

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