Speek Ingris

Written by a senior engineer:

“Congrates!”

Written by a teacher:

“I’m stucked in traffic.”

Written by a manager:

“Come and joint us tonight!”

And last week, at the annual general meeting of the Ex-Air Force Commandos Association, I was told by a former subordinate that a recently-graduated officer briefed the US Marines during the annual Exercise Balance Mint:

“Good morning! All the US go to the left, and all the Americans go to right.”

Improve on English or lose out in job market, undergrads told

4 Replies to “Speek Ingris”

  1. DEPUTY EDUCATION MINISTER’S INGRIS

    Assalamualaikum wr.wb. Assalamualaikum wr.wb. dan salam 1 Malaysia. 1 Malaysia and peace.
    I was opening the International Conference on Linguistics and Culture Development malay.. Conference is organized by UPM in cooperation with DBP.. The theme of this seminar is ‘Pemerkesaan Malay identity as a nation-state building’ I take the opportunity in the inauguration speech was to raise the matter that is the tree ‘acculturation Malay’ in Malaysia.

    Language is social capital and cultural capital. Nations that marginalize language is a nation that does not animate the race and there is no self-esteem.. Therefore language acculturation is very important. It will produce a nation that move collectively.. Feeling accountability thick. This is what Francis Fukuyama called, why have the Japanese culture Japanaese Incorporated. They have their own culture to language.

    Language but the culture of Malaysians especially the Malays is very annoying, sometimes frustrating and sometimes disturbing. Just look at the language and text and language on the Internet. Very strange cultural language of the Malays today.

    The first example, when the Malays chat chat among themselves, especially the elites, they like talking in English. What they need to converse in English. We do not like the French, the Japanese and Korean people. If talking to each other, they use their language, not English. Strange is that we both love to chat chat, especially those middle-class language use rojak mixed mixed between Malay and English. This is clear enough drama in TV dramas including those published in the TV 1 and TV 2. TV 3 do not matter. Skripnya we see is a script language that mixed mixed. Malaysia is the third culture people do not obey the French language as such abide by the language. Although the French know and speak English, but they still speak French.

    For those French have a long history. They claim that the French language in the diplomatic Erofah than English. Actually malay also aged 2000 years. Malay 6 stages of evolution have suffered from an ancient language to the language of modern. But what problems we are. The problem is that we can not distinguish perana Malay as the national language and English as a second language. We see the role of the Malay language as the language of official business only.. That is spotted. Next problem is that we are no longer as capable of not even want to control it GLC and private actions that make full use of English in their board meeting meeting. With the rapid development of the private sector, he feared, culture does not abide by this language become increasingly so.

    The problem, the problem is not Malay, but our problem attitude. That betray our own national policies or pollute citra cultural Malaysia That’s why there are meetings and meetings at the faculty senate that the university will use the English language entirely. This is a challenging acculturation Malay language in Malaysia.

  2. Itulah, Mimin. Aku suggest kau masuk politik tak nak. Aku ni, kalau bukan gay, mesti dah masuk menolong orang macam deputy minister tu.

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