Status of English in Malaysia

Jantmary Thirusanku, Melor Md Yunus


This paper attempts to explain the status of English in Malaysia and the constructivism learning theory which is of interest to the researcher for educational research and practice. Vygotsky’s Social Development Theory is one of the foundations for constructivism which promotes learning contexts in which students play an active role in learning. A teacher should collaborate with his students in order to help facilitate meaning construction in students. Therefore, learning becomes a reciprocal experience for the students and teachers.

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Asian Social Science   ISSN 1911-2017 (Print)   ISSN 1911-2025 (Online)

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