The Status and Use of English as a Foreign Language in DRC

Cirhuza Buhendwa Prosper


This study aimed at investigating the status and use of English as a foreign language in the Democratic Republic of Congo. In order to collect data, a questionnaire on language use and status was used following the Likert scale. The researcher randomly selected a sample of Five hundred and sixty informants. Then, the data were analyzed quantitatively using SPSS. The findings of the study mainly showed that the use and status of English as a foreign language in DRC is very low that is why their wish is to implement English in the country as an official language.


Status and Use of English, Democratic Republic of Congo, Official Language

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