Category Archives: indonesia

Asia – Oceania news roundup

Get the lowdown on the world of TEFL in India, Indonesia, the Philippines and Sri Lanka… Delhi Games put accent on sounding British The Delhi Metro is providing English speaking classes for all its employees in preparation for the Commonwealth … Continue reading

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Indonesia: Free Voluntary Reading is the panacea

Indonesia: The Jakarta Post notes that like other countries such as Japan, Korea and Taiwan where the first language is not English, Indonesia is also suffering from a so-called English fever. The symptoms are clear — a strong desire to … Continue reading

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When teachers don’t speak English

Indonesia: Effective foreign language learning in school requires the presence of a good teacher and textbook combined with appropriate methodology, suggests Jan E. Dormer in the Jakarta Post. Qualified English teachers are lacking in Indonesia, therefore, schools will often use … Continue reading

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Teachers of English urged to increase students ‘practical proficiency’ in Indonesia

Teachers of English in Indonesia should teach practical English rather than mastery of the language , educationist Prof Arief Rachman said here on Friday. “The shortcoming of teachers of English in Indonesia is that they only strive to increase their … Continue reading

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