Studying the Impact of Social Media on Pakistani ESL Students' Writing

Authors

  • Najam Un Nisa M. Phil, Department of English Language and Literature, University of Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
  • Sibtain Aslam Lecturer, Department of English and literary studies, University of Management and Technology, Lahore, Sialkot Campus, Pakistan
  • Tayyba Rashid Lecturer, Department of English and literary studies (DELS/ILA), University of Management and Technology, Lahore, Sialkot Campus, Pakistan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.47205/plhr.2023(7-II)50

Keywords:

English Writing, ESL Students, Facebook

Abstract

The purpose of this study is to explore the impact of social media on Pakistani ESL students' writing; they used different types of writing (formal and informal) on Facebook and in class settings. The primary data was collected using a questionnaire consisting of 35 questions in five sections. Two hundred questionnaires were distributed among the B.S. (English) students and faculty members of Govt. College & University Lahore and the University of Lahore to collect the data. Facebook was used as an independent and writing as the dependent variable. The SPSS analysis, English assessment test, and the Facebook group were selected for this study to investigate the impact of social media on Pakistani ESL students' writing. The descriptive results showed that Facebook has an impact on Pakistani ESL students writing. The future research should be focused on students’ writing improvement using other social networks sites with different research designs.

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Published

2023-05-17

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How to Cite

Nisa, N. U., Aslam, S., & Rashid, T. (2023). Studying the Impact of Social Media on Pakistani ESL Students’ Writing. Pakistan Languages and Humanities Review, 7(2), 564–576. https://doi.org/10.47205/plhr.2023(7-II)50