The Use Of English As A Medium Of Instruction For Elementary School Students In Salatiga

The Use Of English As A Medium Of Instruction For Elementary School Students In Salatiga

Authors

  • Ika Sulistyarini IAIN Surakarta

Keywords:

the use of English, medium of instruction, , elementary school students

Abstract

Nowadays, English becomes very important to be mastered as a means of communication. To face that fact, many institutions and schools in Indonesia have used Internasional System in teaching-learning process. Since teacher plays an important role in a successful teaching-learning process, they should be responsible to teach their students using International System in class. However, not all schools and the teachers at elementary schools which are using this approach speak in English in the daily classroom activities to the students. This study was conducted to find out about “Teacher’s Talk”; and to answer the following research questions:”What languages does the teacher use in the classroom?  How much English is used; how much Indonesian is used?”, “When does the teacher use each of the language?”, “Do the children understand the teacher?” At the end of the research, the writer concluded that

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Published

2020-01-31