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Bangkok English September 2015.pdf
The Fourth International Conference in Entrepreneurship and Business Management " Building Sustainable Business Networks: The Role of Entrpreneurs and Professionals" (2015)
  • Suzy Suzanna Azeharie, Tarumanagara University
Abstract
This paper seeks to examine the role of an English Course named Basic English Course (BEC) in Tulungrejo, Pare a very small village in Kediri East Java.Established since 1976 as a small and simple English course, Basic English Course admirably succeeded in making Pare village into a village very well-known throughout Indonesia as a place to learn English. Bit by bit the village which is traditionally based on agriculture turned into a village-based service
industryCurrently there are more than 150 English courses and creating variety of businesses such as renting out rooms, laundry, bike rental, restaurants, photocopy, car rental, groceries shop, fitness center and many more. Entrepreneurs in this suburban area seem to be so dynamic and they are still uprising in numbers.
This study will examine how the Basic English Course successfully changes Tulungrejo, Pare village into a village with services industries. The method of research used in this study is descriptive qualitative research.  This study is expected to contribute how a modest English language course were able to make a tiny and secluded village into a place that is visited by thousands learners who wanted to be able to speak English and at the same time make the village as a village-based services industry.
 

Keywords
  • English Kampong,
  • a village-based services industry,
  • Tulungrejo Pare.
Publication Date
Summer November 5, 2015
Publisher
Tarumanagara University
ISBN
9789799234537
Citation Information
Suzy Suzanna Azeharie. "Bangkok English September 2015.pdf" JakartaThe Fourth International Conference in Entrepreneurship and Business Management " Building Sustainable Business Networks: The Role of Entrpreneurs and Professionals" Vol. 4 (2015)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/suzy-azeharie/1/