International Journal of

Arts , Humanities & Social Science

ISSN 2693-2547 (Print) , ISSN 2693-2555 (Online)
Developing English Listening and Speaking Skills: A Cross Sectional Survey of Elementary School Teachers

Abstract

The main purpose of the study was to analyze the role of English teachers in developing listening and speaking skills at elementary level. The nature of this study was descriptive and survey method was used for the collection of data. All the English teachers of District Kotli were the population of the study. 256 teachers were selected through simple random sampling technique. A questionnaire based on five point Likert scale was developed to collect the data. The reliability of the instrument was measured 0.858. The data collected through the questionnaire were analyzed through percentage and mean. It is found that the elementary teachers of District Kotli do not focus on basic skills of English language (listening and speaking). It is recommended that teaching materials, developed for students, may be checked, by experienced teachers, keeping the social and cultural issues, in mind. Special training, on using updated A.V aids, may be given to teachers.