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Is omitting English a solution?

  • Nugrahenny T. Zacharias

Salatiga, Central Java | Sat, November 3 2012 | 10:29 am

PREMIUM When reading the article recently posted in The Jakarta Post “Govt to omit English from primary schools”, I could not help but think of my 3-year-old son Ben.

If the government scraps English in the elementary school curriculum, schools that provide alternative inputs for English acquisition will disappear and eventually the possibility of acquiring English formally for young learners ...