Macro and Micro Factors Influencing English Reading Motivation among Pre-University Pakistani ESL Students: A Case Study

Authors

  • Tahir Jahan Khan Associate Professor of English (Literature & Linguistics) National College of Business Administration and Economics (NCBA&E) Main Campus Gulberg, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
  • Farah Qadir Malik Lecturer, Department Education, National College of Business Administration and Economics (NCBA&E) Main Campus Gulberg, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
  • Rida Walayat Niazi Ph. D Scholar, Faculty of Modern Languages and Communication, UPM (Universiti Putra Malaysia), Serdang, Selangor, Punjab, Pakistan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.47205/plhr.2024(8-II)38

Keywords:

ESL, Macro, Micro, Motivation, Pre-University Students

Abstract

Reading motivation is a phenomenon in an educational context where numerous factors influence the educational process of the students. Reading motivation occurs with an interaction of written materials for purposes. The students who are motivated read and learn better from the texts. Pre-university students of Pakistan have to read in English as an ESL (English as a Second Language) in a context where they need to read and learn many other subjects to qualify their educational level. This qualitative case study has been conducted to determine the role of motivation for reading in ESL among Six (6) students of Government Graduate College for Women Chung in District Lahore. Data have been collected through interviews and class participation observation. The study recommends to improve the educational and linguistics policies to align with the interests of the students. It also recommends to focus on macro and micro factors for reading motivation in English.

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2024-05-09

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Khan, T. J., Malik, F. Q., & Niazi, R. W. (2024). Macro and Micro Factors Influencing English Reading Motivation among Pre-University Pakistani ESL Students: A Case Study. Pakistan Languages and Humanities Review, 8(2), 431–440. https://doi.org/10.47205/plhr.2024(8-II)38