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English in Indonesia: Its Position Among Other Languages in Indonesia

Rini, Julia Eka (2014) English in Indonesia: Its Position Among Other Languages in Indonesia. Beyond Words, 2 (2). pp. 19-40. ISSN 2338-6339

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    Abstract

    Indonesia is a multilingual country with various local languages and language courses on various foreign languages. Among the foreign languages, English and Chinese are the prominent ones. This article aims at portraying the position of English in Indonesia among the languages spoken and used in Indonesia, especially Chinese. The discussion focuses on English in business, education, and pop culture. In the context of Englishes, this article also discusses which English is popular in Indonesia among Indonesian learners of English.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: English, position, multilingual, Chinese
    Subjects: P Language and Literature > PE English
    Divisions: Faculty of Letter > English Department
    Depositing User: Admin
    Date Deposited: 18 Nov 2014 22:19
    Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 22:19
    URI: http://repository.petra.ac.id/id/eprint/16789

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