Category Archives: English in Malaysia

‘Master Malay, English language’

Minister in the Chief Minister Department Datuk Fatimah Abdullah called on parents and students to lift Malaysia to a higher level globally through mastering the Malay and English language. Speaking at the state level 2011 Rhythmic Language Competition at Kingwood … Continue reading

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British and Malaysian English differences

An article from Wikipedia encyclopaedia that outlines the differences between Malaysian and British English. Read the whole article…

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Manglish

An article from Wikipedia encyclopaedia on English language spoken in Malaysia and it’s history, grammar, particles and so on. Read the whole article…

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School trends reveal cracks in Malaysia’s unity

An article that looks at debates about whether schoolchildren in Malysia should be educated in the common language of English or in their native languages of Malay, Chinese and Tamil. International Herald Tribune. June 7, 2005. Read the whole article…

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English as National Foreign Language

AsianInfo.org A very brief overview of education generally and language education in Malaysia. Read the whole article…

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Malaysia drops English language teaching

Malaysia has decided to abandon a six-year experiment in using English in state schools to teach maths and ­science. The plan was intended to produce a new generation of global communicators, but government officials say it has stalled attainment and exposed … Continue reading

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English in schools divides Malaysia

The leader’s goal – to improve standards of English, maths and science to make Malaysians more competitive globally – is not only understood, it is widely lauded. It is the strategy of teaching maths and science in English from primary … Continue reading

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