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Should college students learn Indonesian?

  • A. Chaedar Alwasilah

Canterbury, UK | Sat, November 24 2012 | 09:35 am

PREMIUM Why do you need to study Indonesian in college? Don’t you think you have studied it enough in school? Such questions are often raised by international students studying on our campuses. For them, it is not sensible, just an unnecessary repetition.

By way of comparison the undergraduate curriculum in Australia, England, France, Japan and many others do not require them to learn their own n...

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