Teaching of Remedial English and the Problems of the Students: A Case of University of Sindh, Jamshoro, Sindh, Pakistan

Zafarullah Sahito, Abida Siddiqui, Mumtaz Khawaja, Anjum Shaheen, Humera Saeed, Sajad Haider Laghari


The research paper is designed to explore the achievement of the aims and objectives of teaching remedial English. It
also aims to know the importance of the course and the problems of the students regarding the teaching of remedial
English at university level in Pakistan with special reference to university of Sindh, Jamshoro. In this regard many
efforts were taken by the tutors, lecturers, assistant professors, professors and the administration of the university to
enhance the capabilities and efficiencies of the students of undergraduate level. All students of undergraduate level
and the teachers who take remedial English classes are constituted as the Population of the study. Five (n=5) teachers
who teach remedial classes and forty (n=40) students from different departments were recruited as the sample of the
study through purposive and random sampling techniques. Interviews were conducted from students and tutors who
attend and teach remedial English course respectively. 90% students found unsatisfied from the administration of the
classes and they stressed that the classes should be conducted separately at department level and they demanded for
the basic needed facilities during the classes such as the facility of language laboratory, availability of computers,
multimedia, audio and video resources in order to accelerate and enhance the teaching learning process to improve
English language skills.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5430/wjel.v7n1p1

World Journal of English Language
ISSN 1925-0703(Print)  ISSN 1925-0711(Online)

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