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Cultural Values as a Strategy of Using English in Japan

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Judul : Cultural Values as a Strategy of Using English in Japan
Penulis : Novalita Fransisca Tungka 1
   

1)Staf Pengajar Program Studi Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris FKIP Universitas Sintuwu Maroso Poso

Penerbit : FKIP Universitas Sintuwu Maroso
Kata Kunci : cultural values, strategy, language education policy, English

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Japan has been implementing unique strategy as effort to propose English as second official language in Japan and to promote Japanese culture globally. This strategy is to use Nihonjinron and Kokusaika as cultural values of Japan in using English. This paper discusses about how this strategy is implemented in Japan. Firstly, the writer explains how Nihonjinron and Kokusaika as Japanese cultural values have been used as strategy to fulfill the needs of using English. Secondly, the explanation is continued on discussing how Japanese cultural values have been implemented in language education policy in Japan from the perspectives of researchers. Finally, the writer concludes the discussion by presenting the writer’s perspective.


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