Examining the Educational Implications of Federal Board's Objective Papers on English Language Proficiency in Secondary and Higher Secondary Classrooms in Islamabad

Authors

  • Jamshaid Anjum Lecturer, Department of English, Govt. Gordon Graduate College Rawalpindi, Punjab, Pakistan
  • Dr. Saqlain Hassan Assistant Professor, Department of English Linguistics and Literature, Riphah International University Islamabad, Pakistan
  • Rabia Naz MPhil scholar, department of English Linguistics and Literature, Riphah International University Islamabad, Pakistan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.35484/ahss.2024(5-I)40

Keywords:

EFL, Objective Paper, Parts of Speech, Spelling-Based Question, Thematic Analysis

Abstract

Both vocabulary and grammar are considered to be the cornerstone of any language learning, particularly L2 or EFL. The current study investigates the Impact of the Objective Paper of the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education Islamabad on Secondary School and Higher Secondary School Certificates. The research investigates a thorough analysis of the content given in the objective paper. The main areas of focus in the study are “Vocabulary-based Questions and Identification of Parts of Speech-based Questions.” There is a third part of the question which is considered meagerly a Spelling-based Question. The data for this study is gathered through past papers from 2014-2018 for SSC and HSSC FBISE Islamabad through its official website whereas a questionnaire is framed to get the responses from the participants aged between 14-16 years for Secondary School Certificates and 17-19 years old for Higher Secondary School Certificate. The study is significant in digging out the role the objective papers of FBISE (Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education Islamabad) play in promoting proficiency in the English Language of the students. Qualitative analysis is done with the help of Thematic Analysis and the numeric factual data are presented with the help of graphs. The results of the study show that the objective paper plays a great role in teaching the skills of the English Language.

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Published

2024-01-22

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How to Cite

Anjum, J., Hassan, S., & Naz, R. (2024). Examining the Educational Implications of Federal Board’s Objective Papers on English Language Proficiency in Secondary and Higher Secondary Classrooms in Islamabad. Annals of Human and Social Sciences, 5(1), 444–455. https://doi.org/10.35484/ahss.2024(5-I)40