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Lexical Features of Malaysian English in Continuous Essay Writing Among Secondary School Students

Journal: United International Journal for Research & Technology (Vol.02, No. 10)

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Page : 22-28

Keywords : Lexical Features; Malaysian English; Continuous Essay Writing; Semantic; Morphemic.;

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Malaysian English is a variety used in Malaysia among the locals. Although it varies from Standard English, it is fully established and intelligible for use to a certain extent. The Lexical Features of Malaysian English depicts the essence and flavors of the locals in terms of the culinary, customs and traditions of the locals. Thus, this paper intends to highlight the concept of Lexical Features of Malaysian English based on Semantic Approach and Morphemic approach in Continuous Essay Writing. This study aims to analyze essay scripts from 30 Intermediate secondary four school students and interview three English language school teachers. In line to that, this study adapts Exploratory Sequential Method which will comprise both Qualitative and Quantitative data. The findings of this study are expected to show the common lexical features of Malaysian English used in Continuous Essay Writing and the factors affecting the usage of lexical features of Malaysian English in formal educational writing.

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