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Academic English Language for Social Sciences Learners: A Case Study of Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan
This study is twofold in nature. The intent of undertaken research is to probe out the academic English language needs and to suggest a course to cater the academic needs of the social sciences learners of Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan and to. Taking insights from the theory of ESP and EAP, needs analysis is carried out. In this regard, the data was collected through interviews from fifteen instructors of three disciplines: Economics, Education and Mass Communication; to judge the existing level of students’ competence and their requirements. Key points of the data were evaluated qualitatively by conferring the themes. Findings about the present situation analysis revealed the low proficiency of the learners to cope up the target situations. So, in light of the existing situations of learners regarding Academic English Language needs, a course is suggested to revamp the learning of social sciences learners.
Dr. Iram Rubab
Assistant Professor, Department of English, GC Women University Sialkot, Punjab, Pakistan
Mamona Yasmin Khan
Assistant Professor, Department of English, The Women University Multan, Punjab, Pakistan
Lecturer, Department of English, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan, Punjab, Pakistan
English for Academic Purposes(EAP), Present Situation Analysis (PSA), Target Situation Analysis(TSA)