Influence of English Language on the Cultural Identity of Learners

  • Muhammad Ajmal Assistant Professor, Department of English, University of Lahore, Pakistan
  • Dr. Fouzia Ajmal Assistant Professor, Department of Education, International Islamic University Islamabad Pakistan
  • Dr. Sadaf Zamir Ahmed Assistant Professor, Department of Humanities, Education and Psychology, Air University, Islamabad, Pakistan
Keywords: English Language, Cultural Identity, Secondary Level, Affects

Abstract

The current research endeavored to find out the influence of English language learning on the Cultural Identity of Pakistani secondary school students. For purpose of investigation, 60 students of secondary level from private schools were selected for the data collection. A questionnaire consisting of close-ended questions was delivered to the participants to be filled in; the study had applied a quantitative method for data analysis. The result indicates that learning the English language has both positive and negative effects on student's Cultural Identity (CI). Learning the English Language is important, being the language of technology and lingua franca. But language never comes alone; it comes with its culture. The school students are getting affected by Western culture. This study has significant implications for further research work in this area.

Published
2020-12-26
How to Cite
Muhammad Ajmal, Dr. Fouzia Ajmal, & Dr. Sadaf Zamir Ahmed. (2020). Influence of English Language on the Cultural Identity of Learners. Research Journal of Social Sciences and Economics Review (RJSSER), 1(4), 94-100. https://doi.org/10.36902/rjsser-vol1-iss4-2020(94-100)