- What is the varieties of english?- Why English become the 2nd language inmalaysia-What is the different between malaysianenglish and british english?-Why english laguage become foreignlanguage in indonesia not as the secondlanguage?
English varieties are generally considered to bedialects when they are mutuallycomprehensible. Speakers of different dialectscan easily and automatically understand eachother.
In the first half of the 20th century, Malaysian English was exactly similar to British English However in the post-colonial era (after 1957), the influx of American TV programmers has influenced the usage of Malaysian English. There is no official language board, council or organization to ensure the correct and standard usage of Malaysian English, because after independence, malay replaced English as the official language.
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ESL is spoken in countries where English is an important and usually official language, but not the main language of the country. These countries are typically ex-colonies of the United Kingdom or the United States. Nigeria, India, Malaysia, and the Philippines are examples of countries in which English is said to be spoken and used as a second language.
EFL occurs in countries where English is not actually used or spoken very much in the normal course of daily life or a language that is not used as a means of communication in certain countries where the language is taught such as in Indonesia.
Why English Languagebecome Foreign Language in Indonesia not as the Second Language?
Because, in Indonesia there is not the english community. And While foreign language is usually taught as a subject in schools with the aim of communicating the basic and master four language skills (listening, reading, writing, speaking) in that language to some extent. So, In Indonesia, English is not used as a means of daily communication, but is used as a foreign
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