A Descriptive Study on the Students’ Attitude Toward English in a Multilingual Classroom
- Astriyanti Diah
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- Astriyanti Diah
Available Online January 2019.
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- Attitude, English, Multilingual
- this study was a descriptive study on the students’ attitude toward English in a multilingual classroom. The subject of the research were 15 students of 8 C in SMPN 2 Singkawang. The research method used was quantitative descriptive analysis by administering simple statistics that describe central tendencies and variation such as means and percentage. The questionnaire was adapted from Elisabeth E. Lefebvre (2012) in her research about the multilingual education. From the data analysis were found that the students’ language background was varied in Malay, Indonesian, and Chinese language. The students’ response indicates that they were happy when the teacher use English in the classroom. The same result also happen to the students’ attitude toward Indonesian language. But, from the activity of language learning stated in the questionnaire, the students were happy when it comes to speaking activity, neutral in reading, and unhappy in writing activity.
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TY - CONF AU - Astriyanti Diah PY - 2019/01 DA - 2019/01 TI - A Descriptive Study on the Students’ Attitude Toward English in a Multilingual Classroom BT - 1st International Conference on Education and Social Science Research (ICESRE 2018) PB - Atlantis Press SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/icesre-18.2019.1 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/icesre-18.2019.1 ID - Diah2019/01 ER -