Students abroad must open up


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  • Thursday, 28 Jul 2005

YOUR report, “Students forming 'villages' overseas”, (The Star, July 23), quoted Australian Umno Club representative Mohd Radzi Mohd Jidin as saying Malay students are rather insular and tend to mix only among their own countrymen and not mingle with the locals in their host countries and that they would lose out in the long run. 

I could not agree with him more. What better way to learn and improve in another language, especially English, than to be subjected to the actual pronunciations and accents spoken first hand in the host country. 

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