English has won the status of International language. Due to its pivotal status, many nations are adopting it as their second language. Efforts have been made to boost up the standard of English Language teaching and learning in Pakistan. Authentic materials are good tools for developing comprehension skills. The current paper analyzes the utility and effects of authentic materials for developing comprehension skills among the students of intermediate level. Foci of the research remained towards the common problems of the students and the teachers while using authentic materials. It was an experimental type research that explored the impact of authentic materials on comprehension skills. Fifty students of intermediate level participated in the study. Pre-test, post-test experimental design was used and students’ result was collected. The findings of the study elicited the meaningful implications for the use of authentic materials and students performed significantly. The researchers' conclusion with suggestions and recommendations were summed up at the end of the study.
|Publication Date||December 9, 2016|
|Application Date||December 25, 2016|
|Published in Issue||Year 2016, Volume 2, Issue 6|
|EndNote||%0 IJAEDU- International E-Journal of Advances in Education ANALYZING THE UTILITY OF AUTHENTIC MATERIALS FOR DEVELOPING COMPREHENSION SKILLS AT INTERMEDIATE LEVEL %A Muhammad Safdar Bhatti , Asif Iqbal , Zahida Javed %T ANALYZING THE UTILITY OF AUTHENTIC MATERIALS FOR DEVELOPING COMPREHENSION SKILLS AT INTERMEDIATE LEVEL %D 2016 %J IJAEDU- International E-Journal of Advances in Education %P 2411-1821-2411-1821 %V 2 %N 6 %R doi: 10.18768/ijaedu.280572 %U 10.18768/ijaedu.280572|
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