The language paradox in pakistan has undermined our education standards with no well-defined language as a medium of instruction policy, we have a fractured system that divides society there is though an excellent english-based system in the private sector, yet it is expensive and caters for a small wealthy elite. Things however changed when in the mid nineteenth century british took over the areas that would later constitute pakistan british installed english as the official language while encouraged use of urdu as a medium of instruction for the muslims at the independence of pakistan in 1947, while the official. This necessitates an examination of the consequences of english-medium education for children in pakistan where neither the students nor the teachers are very good at english, the teachers encourage rote learning of answers for example, essays are dictated. Essay by ilona yusuf english in pakistan, the language of public correspondence of the law courts of government of education the language of media (1) the recommendation that english become the official language of india as well as the medium of educational instruction (replacing the persian of. Though these people might not have the same accent as others, the language at least will be understandable pakistan and importance of english language the first reason for why english should be the medium of instruction at universities in turkey is that it helps students find a high quality jobs for students to find. Out of the wide spectrum of problems related to education in pakistan, the language issue persists unabated with a continuous tussle over the medium of instruction and the national language globally, the multifaceted development of the english language is unmatched statistics show that 15 billion.
The government of pakistan has recently announced the introduction of english lessons on a phased basis to all schools across the country this new policy states that english language has been made compulsory from class-1 onwards and the introduction of english as medium of instruction for. Medium of instruction is a controversial issue in pakistan as it is a multilingual country and has a rich traditional history there is more than one option for the medium of instruction in the country such as urdu as the national language of the country, english as the language of ex- masters, and mother tongue. Huma cheema essay: english as the medium of education in pakistan thesis statement: pakistani education system has been ruined by language myth importance of language: punjab and khyber pakhtunkhwa. It then relates to the formation and implementation of a (certain steps) sound language policy to root out the conflicts and ethnic clashes from time to time in the country, and to survive the language shock of majority of students in pakistan, who are taught english as compulsory subject up to 14 years of education the current.
5 days ago but this is the context of the ehea worldwide and determine whether the students reported a classroom of th international conference on education, this in its recently developed strategic plan, the foundation for the research is in on essay information technology pakistan always held in a print medium. Growing global phenomenon of english medium instruction (emi) our working definition of emi was: the use of the english language to teach academic subjects in pakistan taiwan bahrain ethiopia italy portugal turkey bangladesh germany japan qatar uganda bosnia and herzegovina ghana kazakhstan. Alongside this move, we are seeing a trend, particularly across sub-saharan africa, to introduce english as a medium of instruction in basic education however, research findings consistently show that learners benefit from using their home language in education in early grade years (ahead of a late.
English has now become the official language as well as spread to different social and ethnic groups in the country it is now a part of pakistani culture as well as the medium of instruction in educational institutions compare (time period, explain, history, examples) the phenomenon of 'drift' in pakistani. English in pakistan by answering this question, the current profile of teachers of english is highlighted we were inclined to do this study because there was no data n schooling instruction in % of the publ nguage in 15% the medium 6 ing at each o nt analysis t question in th blic schools of the teache mselves the. B english vs urdu local versus regional has a different dimension in pakistan, since the main educa- tional divide is between schools where english is the medium of instruction and the rest this contributes to maintaining and magnifying class divisions the elite are educated in english private schools.
In pakistan education is very expensive due to the shortage of public educational institutes we have only 73 public universities in colleges and universities they meet the students of english medium schools who speaks english fluently they lose their confident in class experts believe that students can. English as a medium of instruction – a growing global phenomenon: phase 1 interim report april 2014 wwwbritishcouncilorg/education/ihe author: to education arise some countries, eg pakistan, make provision in their education policy to ensure that students from poorer backgrounds can also learn english 5.
For a long time english has been an integral component of the syllabus the education in pakistan can be dissected into five main levels but we will discuss only two main categories at school level: primary level: the primary level comprises of 1-5 grades and students of age 3-11 at this level the medium. But as we all are well aware that english is a widely used international language it has (as a medium of instruction and as a subject) after the emergence of pakistan in 1947, the problem of language arose for teaching as well as for other communications like all free nations, there was a national demand in the public for.