THE CONTEMPORARY ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHING TECHNIQUES USED BY SECONDARY TEACHERS OF SINDH: CHALLENGES AND SOLUTIONS
Keywords:English language, teaching techniques, secondary teachers, challenges, solutions
The present research study aimed to investigate the challenges faced by English language teachers while using contemporary English teaching techniques to teach English to Secondary level students in Karachi and compile the solutions they proposed to mitigate their problems. Through a mixedmethod approach, data were collected from thirty public and private English language teachers, fifteen of each was collected. Previous studies highlighted that Teachers at the secondary level in Sindh, Pakistan, lack subject-specific skills and knowledge, which are essential to employ contemporary English language teaching techniques. The researcher used the concurrent method of research. Closed-ended and open-ended questionnaires were used to collect the data. The majority of the teachers agreed and stressed that many contemporary techniques utilized in English courses are quite efficient in fostering language acquisition. The current study revealed that the students' limited language foundation in English makes it much more difficult for the teacher to deal with the
situation. Furthermore, there is no teacher training for English teachers to learn new techniques to improve students' effectiveness and interest in English language instruction. In light of the study's delimitation, the researcher proposed that more research be conducted in a broader and more diverse area. Ideally, in rural areas, there is a need to look into additional elements that influence English language teaching practices. Additionally, the reasons why language teachers continue to use and prefer traditional methods of teaching English.
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PAKISTAN JOURNAL OF SOCIETY, EDUCATION AND LANGUAGE (PJSEL)Abbreviated KEY Title: Pak. j. soc. educ. lang. (Online) URL: http://pjsel.jehanf.com/archives.php ISSN 2523-1227 (Online), ISSN 2521-8123 (Print
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