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Multicultural Approach in Education This approach seems new in English Language Teaching (ELT).

Multicultural Approa ch is risen considering to the cultural circumstance in the classroom. Multicult ural Approach tries to uphold every single culture in the classroom. The differe nce of culture will be the core materials in English Language teaching. The ide a to uphold Multicultural Approach in ELT is based on the urgency to respect ano ther culture. Culture is very sensitive and it is integrated in the society norm s. Every collision will tend to the cultural conflicts which are happened in cer tain regions or countries, such as, racism, religious conflicts, and many others . So, the question will be what is the correlation to English Language Teaching? . To answer this question, we need to see the background of ELT. ELT is held in a conscious situation of learners. Conscious learning always calls a formal educ ation, such as schools or courses. The formal education also plays the roles in the cultural conflicts which are happened. How to respect and to keep the cultur e. it is supposed to in a formal education. So, the integration of Multicultural Approach in the educational system especially in ELT are hoped to unite the cul tures in the classroom to avoid the cultural conflicts. The urgency to Multicult ural Approach are named as follows: to rise the culture care of the students to conserve the exist of culture to rise up the respect of learners to the other culture ELT is hoped to accommodate those aspects in teaching process. The next question will be, how to implement Multicultural Approach in ELT? The assessments given are the solution. The assessments given must be based on t he learners culture. In writing assessment for example: the students which are c oming from Papua will discuss their culture considering the theory of writing gi ven. The teacher will become a counselor or supervisor to supervise the assessme nt objectively. This assessment can be implemented in the religion scope. The next question will be, why should we have Multicultural in ELT especially? We know that, the cultural conflicts are sometimes undetectable. It can be happe ned everywhere, society, or even in schools. Multicultural Approach is to rise u p the cultural awareness among the students. Finally, this article will not just be the discourse to be ignored. The policy m aker can consider Multicultural Approach as the consideration to be upheld in th e educational system