The Relationship of Socio-Economic Status and Achievement of Learners in English as a Subject at Secondary Level in Pakistan

Saira Maqbool, Ameer Sultan, Rashida Imran
2018 Global Economics Review  
In Pakistan English is taught as a compulsory subject in private as well as public schools form primary till university level. Resulting in the different outcomes by different socioeconomic status student. The current study attempts to study the correlation between socio-economic status and their achievement in the subject of English using survey method. The data was collected through simple random sampling technique. Data was collected 162 students through questionnaire. The descriptive and
more » ... rson correlation were used for data analysis. The results revealed that the students whose parents having managerial category had a high correlation with all the four (sentence, grammar, vocabulary and spelling) skills of English learning. Whereas, students from the unskilled and semiskilled families resulted in a low achievement in English.
doi:10.31703/ger.2018(iii-ii).09 fatcat:4uyaqxri2bfgvgqvamd5lcisku