Impact of Using Folklore in ESL Classroom for Teaching English Reading Skills in RYK

Authors

  • Human Tu Zahra M.Phil. Scholar, Institute of Humanities and Arts, Khwaja Fareed University of Engineering and Information Technology, Rahim Yar Khan, Punjab, Pakistan.
  • Waheed Shahzad Lecturer in English, Institute of Humanities and Arts, Khwaja Fareed University of Engineering and Information Technology, Rahim Yar Khan, Punjab, Pakistan. https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2237-8237
  • Muhammad Anwar Farooq HOD, Institute of Humanities and Arts, Khwaja Fareed University of Engineering and Information Technology, Rahim Yar Khan, Punjab, Pakistan.
  • Tariq Ali Lecturer, Institute of Humanities and Arts, Khwaja Fareed University of Engineering and Information Technology, Rahim Yar Khan, Punjab, Pakistan.
  • Noor ul Ain Lecturer, Institute of Humanities and Arts, Khwaja Fareed University of Engineering and Information Technology, Rahim Yar Khan, Punjab, Pakistan.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.55737/qjssh.501691429

Keywords:

Folklore, ESL Classroom, Reading Skills

Abstract

The goal of this study was to look into the impact of using folklore in ESL classrooms to teach English reading skills. Because English is a second language in Pakistan, the researcher employed the term ESL in this study. This study used a quantitative experimental research method. The results of the pre-and post-tests showed that folklore had a positive effect on the experimental group students as their results improved. The results of the control group showed no significant difference. The questionnaire completed by teachers produced a positive response. The majority of teachers agreed that folklore can help students expand their vocabulary and read more fluently. Most teachers agreed that incorporating folklore into an educational program motivates students to read more. Overall, the research findings were positive.

Author Biography

  • Waheed Shahzad, Lecturer in English, Institute of Humanities and Arts, Khwaja Fareed University of Engineering and Information Technology, Rahim Yar Khan, Punjab, Pakistan.

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Published

2024-06-30

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How to Cite

Zahra, H. T., Shahzad, W., Farooq, M. A., Ali, T., & Ain, N. ul. (2024). Impact of Using Folklore in ESL Classroom for Teaching English Reading Skills in RYK. Qlantic Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, 5(2), 203-211. https://doi.org/10.55737/qjssh.501691429

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