Difficulties of teaching english at primary level in rural areas of Pakistan

This study highlights the difficulties of teaching English at primary level in rural areas of Punjab in Pakistan. The sample population was from Tehsil Minchinabad in District Bahawal Nagar. Data was collected from 90 primary teachers including both male and female of government schools and was analyzed on SPSS version 16. A questionnaire was given to the teachers to express their views about difficulties of teaching English at primary level in rural areas. The teachers described their difficulties related to grammar, pronunciation, vocabulary; linguistic devices i.e. rhyme scheme, alliteration, assonance, consonants, syllable, diphthong, digraph, etc. The teachers were found to have English teaching training and the teachers also showed a keen interest for trainings in order to learn new methodologies of teaching for making English teaching easy, interesting and effective at primary level in rural areas.

Author: 
Sobia Behraam, Mehmood-ul-Hassan, Shagufta Perveen and Muhammad Nadeem
Volume No: 
02
Issue No: 
04
Paper Number: 
0285
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