RESEARCHING LANGUAGE ASPECTS' PREFERENCES OF ENGLISH DEPARTMENT STUDENTS WHEN LEARNING CULTURE (A Case Study of Students Taking a Course called Introductory to British Studies at Jenderal Soedirman University)

  • Syaifur Rochman English Language and Literature Department, Faculty of Social and Political Studies, Jenderal Soedirman University, Purwokerto
Keywords: culture, English as a Foreign Language (EFL)

Abstract

Communicating in English covers two aspects: 'system' referring to syntactic and semantics elements; and 'schemata' referring to appropriateness based on the social cultural contexts of native speakers. It is, therefore, very essential to teach cultural aspects when teaching English as a foreign language. This article describes a survey to investigate students' opinions on which cultural aspects that should be learned.

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2007-10-01
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