EDUCATION SHOULD BE IN ENGLISH
This topic was chosen because of the issue government’s effort to assist unemployedgraduates by introducing the Certificate in English language program through theGraduate Training Scheme. The graduates already finish their study in tertiary educationbut still have problems with the English language knowledge and communication skills.The government believes that this programme will enhance graduates knowledge aswell as increase their employability.This assignment was conducting an interview with OUM’s students regarding theimportant of mastering English language nowadays. Moreover, the question of what arethe problem in using English and implement the education in English.
English in Malaysia today is as a second language which will provide Malaysian toaccess to the international society. Malaysia’s government believes that Englishlanguage standard needs to raise it among young people even teachers if Malaysianwants to compete effectively in the global market. Beside, the changes in the educationsystem are driven this global market forces as well as leading to a need for the Englishlanguage. Unfortunately, the reach of critical point of information technology in Malaysiaseem has no give the effect of English usage among Malaysian youngster which mightbecause of hampered by the dominant position held by mother tongue – Malay.Furthermore, the objective of turning Malaysia as educational centre of excellentare deceived with the not enough input on the content of world class education facilitiesand worsen by the teachers and lecturers are just as terrible as the English languageeducation level. It reveals by the Higher education minister that many lectures in publicuniversities lacked proficiency in the English language. In conjunction, Minister of highereducation suggested intensive refresher courses in English for lecturers are needed for