Usefulness and Liking of English Language as perceived by University Students in Pakistan
Author(s) : Muhammad Sarwar, Mehmood Ul Hassan, Ashfaque Ahmad SHAH, Shafqat Hussain, Hafiz Muhammad Alam
Usefulness and Liking are main considerations for learning any subject in academic settings. English being official language and saleable skill in Pakistan is considered very useful. People in Pakistan also like to study English as it is the language of the elite class in Pakistan. The study intended to explore the perceptions of usefulness and liking of students of English language at University of Sargodha, Pakistan. A purposefully developed questionnaire was used to collect data from 185 bachelor level students from the departments of English and Education. It is concluded that the university students in Pakistan consider English language useful for them and they have also developed liking for it.