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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)

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Author(s): Syaifur Rochman

Journal: K@ta : a Biannual Publication on the Study of Language and Literature
ISSN 1411-2639

Volume: 9;
Issue: 1;
Start page: 49;
Date: 2007;
Original page

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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