I wonder WHY the subject of Mathematics and Science could be taught in Bahasa Malaysia, Chinese language (i.e.Mandarin) and Tamil, BUT not in English.
Isn't English a common language in our beloved multiracial country? We ought to remember that English also happens to be the number 1 lingua franca in the world, a truly international language.
WHY Mathematics and Science cannot be also taught in English in Malaysia? Why its okay with Bahasa Malaysia, Mandarin and Tamil but not English?
The mother-tongue of an Iban boy in Ulu Kapit is not Bahasa Malaysia, Chinese or Tamil, so are we depriving him of his rights to learn Science and Mathematics in Bahasa Iban?
I still wonder ...
p/s Tun Dr.Mahathir Mohamad is running a poll on his blogsite HERE, and Utusan Online is running another poll HERE.
Utusan's poll appeared after an overwhelming majority from the over 60,000 respondents to www.chedet.cc were against the Government's recent decision to STOP the teaching of Science and Mathematics in English.
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