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Why mixing languages can improve students' academic performance

By Rasman, Lecturer at the Department of English Language Education, Universitas Negeri Yogyakarta
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Multilingual skills that allow people to switch from one language to another or mix languages are often considered more as a problem rather than an asset.

Thus, there is no surprise that these multilingual speakers are often condemned using pejorative terms like bahasa gado-gado (“mixed-up language”) in Indonesia for mixing Indonesian language and English in a conversation.

Much research has…The Conversation

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