Need assessment of Specific Courses in Teaching English Language: Study of Higher Institutions in Karachi, Pakistan.

Dr Sajjad Hayat Akhter - Education Department Abasyn University Peshawar
Sidra Sikander - Education Department Abasyn University Peshawar
Dr. Akbar Ali

Abstract

This article describes the results from a survey method research study that investigated the perceptions of participants within specific courses in the English language teaching field (ELT) in Pakistan. The study participants were students and teachers (trained and untrained) within government colleges for women. In total, 100 respondents were selected on the basis of simple random sampling. The ideas and views of the female students and teachers were solicited with regard to the importance of specific courses in the ELT, and from these, a questionnaire was developed. Correlation was used for analyzing the data. The results revealed the need for specific training courses the teaching the English language.