An Exploratory Study Of Linguistics Imperialism On Undergraduate Students Of Faisalabad

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Muhammad Asim Khan , Dr. Fayyaz Hussain , Zulaikha Nadeem , Muhammad Arslan


The study aimed to determine the effects of linguistic imperialism on the educational system of Pakistan. The undergraduate students of Government College University, Faisalabad (GCUF) were examined to study the influence of English and its role in the marginalization of regional languages. There are many languages spoken in Faisalabad, as it’s an industrial hub but this study’s focus group was Punjabi, Saraiki, and Urdu speakers who are impacted by English Language. The research highlighted how the widespread use of English promotes the spread of Western values and ideas. In addition to examining the effects of English-medium education on pupils of other linguistic backgrounds, the research investigated the causes of this linguistic imperialism in Pakistan. A mixed-method approach was used to conduct the study and a questionnaire was developed. A convenient sampling strategy was used to collect data from 130 participants. The results show the diverse perspectives towards the significance of linguistic imperialism.

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