Identification of the Causes of Students’ Low Achievement in the Subject of English

Saqib Shahzad, Riasat Ali, Dr. Hukamdad, Muhammad Zaigham Qadeer, Habib Ullah

Abstract


This study was aimed to find out the Causes of Students’ low achievement in the subject of English at Secondary Level. The main objectives of the study were: To analyze the results of the students in the subject of English at Secondary level. To identify the role of curriculum in students’ low achievement in the subject of English at Secondary level. To analyze the role of teachers in students low achievement in the subject of English at Secondary level. To identify the impact of environment on low achievement of students in the subject of English at Secondary level. The questionnaire was pilot tested before they were administered to sample. After collection, interpretation and analysis of data the researcher make recommendations for the stakeholders and general public. The study was delimited to 52 government high schools in North West Frontier Province of Pakistan. Questionnaire was the tool of data collection. The results show that Traditional oriented curriculum, incompetent English language teachers and harsh classrooms environment are the causes of student’s low achievement in English. The researcher recommends that market oriented curriculum, competent English language teachers and conducive classrooms environment will improve the achievement level of the students in the subject of English.

Full Text: PDF DOI: 10.5539/ass.v7n2p168

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