Disadvantages Of Mother Tongue In Schools

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Both pros and cons were thoroughly explained. The researchers agreed to use mother tongue as a language of instruction in schools because it has a lot of positive effects to students. Despite that, the implementation of mother tongue as a language of instruction still garnered some negative views. First, the use of mother tongue limits the students’ interaction.
A lot of studies have shown that the use of mother tongue is a good stepping stone for second language acquisition. If students can learn another language through the use of mother tongue, therefore, students can interact more and effectively to other students because they can speak multiple language. Also, the use mother tongue can help improve academic performance. The students can understand the
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Lastly, the use of mother tongue can help nurture nationalism to students. It makes the students to know more their culture and to make the students in the
Philippines as Filipino as a whole. The researchers recommend the use of mother tongue in schools because it brings a lot of positive feedbacks to students. It is also the time to implement in the recent years, the use of mother tongue has been deteriorating and some words are slowly vanishing. Children and students nowadays have a hard time in speaking their own language because they are used and comfortable in speaking a foreign language. Now is a time to implement it in order to save our language. There should be proper funding for this program.
There should be enough books that is written in mother tongue, enough trainings for the teachers, and enough resources and materials that the teachers could utilize in schools.
The usage of mother tongue is a very important issue. Language is a symbol of the nation and it makes a certain person part of their respective nation if they use their own language in communicating. As Dr. Jose Rizal had stated, “Ang hindi marunong magmahal sa sariling wika, daig pa ang hayop at malansang

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