EXPLORING REASONS BEHIND JOINING ENGLISH LANGUAGE CENTERS (ELC): A CASE STUDY OF PASHTO SPEAKING UNDERGRADUATES IN QUETTA CITY

Pakistan Journal of Educational Research

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Title EXPLORING REASONS BEHIND JOINING ENGLISH LANGUAGE CENTERS (ELC): A CASE STUDY OF PASHTO SPEAKING UNDERGRADUATES IN QUETTA CITY
 
Creator Zainab Akram, Hina Arfeen, Khadija Karim
 
Description English language centers prove to be very helpful in being one of the major contributors of English language learning in expanding circle countries of concentric model introduced by Kachru (1989). This study undertakes the theory presented by Stephen Kreshan (1981, 1982) “monitor model” which is basically amalgamation of five hypotheses. This very endeavor was done through quantitative mode of inquiry utilizing survey questionnaire as an instrument for data collection. Total population was Pashto speaker students of Quetta city and sample size comprised of 100 undergraduates, particularly, the Pashto speakers, from Quetta city. Collected data was analyzed through SPSS software. The Findings show various reasons behind students joining English language centers. Some of them include good environment of ELC, along with several academic, personal, and instrumental reasons. It is recommended that in future the research could be expanded to multiple case studies comprising Pashto speakers and multilingual, longitudinal research and comparative study between teaching English at school and language centers. 



 
 
Publisher Society for Social Sciences and Research Association
 
Date 2021-03-25
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
Peer-reviewed Article
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier http://pjer.org/index.php/pjer/article/view/12
10.52337/pjer.v1i2.12
 
Source Pakistan Journal of Educational Research ; Vol. 1 No. 2 (2018): Pakistan Journal of Educational Research
2707-7985
2663-0443
10.52337/pjer.v1i2
 
Language eng
 
Relation http://pjer.org/index.php/pjer/article/view/12/11
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2018 Pakistan Journal of Educational Research
 

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