PETALING JAYA: Concerted efforts must be undertaken to raise the level of English in schools, instead of just stressing that the standard has declined, said G25 coordinator Datuk Noor Farida Ariffin. "We should try our best to raise the proficiency level in this country, perhaps to an even higher level than during the preindependence period. "Although it is noted that it is not possible to get everyone to the same level, there must be some realistic multilevel programmes available where schools can choose the level suitable for their students," she said in a statement issued recently. She added that improving proficiency in the language only through the English language subject in the scho
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