Teachers' Teaching Reading Strategies at Public Elementary Schools in Haripur District

Asad Ur Rehman, Kifyat Khan, Ajila Almas, Maslawati Mohamad, Nurul Huda Ismail
2020 Creative Education  
The growing importance of English as an international language globally demands the students in Pakistan to be proficient in English especially reading skills. Thus, the objective of the study was to identify which reading strategies were taught by the English teachers to elementary pupils. In order to achieve the research objective, quantitative research design was employed in this study. Data were collected through random sampling of 100 teachers from 50 public schools which offer English as
more » ... h offer English as a subject using a set of questionnaires. The data were analysed using SPSS. The data are presented in percentages and frequency. The major findings indicate that the majority of the teachers have many problems in teaching English reading strategies to elementary students. It is hoped that the findings could help the education department officers in developing a suitable module to conduct training for elementary English teachers. Such measure is vital in order to improve the teaching capabilities of the English teachers in teaching reading strategies as to enhance the pupils' reading comprehension.
doi:10.4236/ce.2020.114034 fatcat:rgi4to2czrh2fijeaenplfqk5i