ACTIVITY-BASED ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHING TO IMPROVE INTEGRATED SKILLS: PERCEPTIONS & CONTEMPORARY CHALLENGES
Keywords:Activity Based English Language Teaching Method, Integrated skills, Learning Outcomes
This study explores the importance and use of Activity Based English Language Teaching Method to improve integrated skills for college students. In particular, the study attempts to analyze how college level language practitioners perceive Activity Based English Teaching Method to improve the integrated skills and what are their perceptions about the possibility of utilizing this method in the classrooms. The study also explores the analysis of the perceived impediments in implementing this Method in public-sector institutions. To explore the aspects stated above, quantitative approach for the research has been used and opinions of 28 participants have been collected and observed and their responses have been analyzed through Likert scale. Data have been collected using Non – probability Convenience Sampling Technique with the help of questionnaire and Cronbach’s alpha ( ) technique has been applied to verify the authenticity and internal consistency of the questionnaire. The questionnaire responses have also guided the researcher to investigate further the participants’ understanding of as to why Activity Based English Language Teaching Method can or cannot be utilized to teach integrated skills at college level in state-run institutions.