LEXICAL SIMILARITIES AND DIFFERENCES IN THE MATHEMATICS, SCIENCE AND ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEXTBOOKS

  • Jayakaran Mukundan English Language Department, Academy of Language Studies, UITM, Melaka, Melaka, Malaysia
  • Sujatha Menon English Language Department, Academy of Language Studies, UITM Melaka, Melaka
Keywords: corpus, science, math, word class, keyword

Abstract

The teaching of Science and Math in English in Malaysia is an area of great concern to educators and students alike. This study looks, in particular, at the common word classes among keywords identified in the Science, Math and English language Form One textbooks used in Malaysia and the differences in language use identified in the Science and Math textbooks.

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2008-01-25
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