Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Applied Linguistics (CONAPLIN 9)

The Use of English in Teaching Science and Mathematics at RSB Public Junior High School 1 Gorontalo

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Hasanuddin Pate Mohammad, Sitti Roskina Mas
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Hasanuddin Pate Mohammad
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https://doi.org/10.2991/conaplin-16.2017.20How to use a DOI?
Keywords
teaching; teacher interactional competence; learner interactional pattern; the role of the teacher
Abstract

The competitiveness in education is one of the important issues for developing quality of education in Indonesia. The government of Indonesia has made a decision about the criteria of national standard school, planning for international standard school, and international standard school. The international standard school requires to use English as a medium of instruction for science, mathematics, and core vocational subjects that needs to be concerned in relating to the use of English language as a medium in the classroom interaction where teacher talk and students talk are understandable among others for educational instruction, and the role of the teachers to teach contents of science and mathematics. The implementation of teaching science and mathematics has some important indicators to be investigated.The objectives of the research are (1) to find out teacher interactional competence in teaching science and mathematics through English, (2) to find out learners interactional patterns that occur in teaching science and mathematics through English, and (3) to find out the roles of the teachers that reflect teaching approach or method in teaching science and mathematics through English.The research will be qualitative approach and data were collected by using interview and direct observation to the teachers of science and mathematics thatwere teaching subject matters through English that are called subjects of the research. Data were analyzed qualitatively with ethnography of communication and discourse analysis. The research findings indicated that the teaching of science and mathematics were not maximally implemented because of a limited English language instruction and terms related to the contents of the teaching.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Applied Linguistics (CONAPLIN 9)
Series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
November 2016
ISBN
978-94-6252-322-7
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/conaplin-16.2017.20How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2017, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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