INTERDISCIPLINARY JOURNAL OF CONTEMPORARY RESEARCH IN BUSINESS
VOL 4, NO 12
THE ROLE OF MEDIUM OF INSTRUCTION USED IN PAKISTANI CLASSROOMS Dr. Aijaz Ahmed
(Associate Professor) Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science and Technology, Karachi, PAKISTAN
Dr. Tayyaba Zarif
(Head of Education Department & Research Supervisor) Newports Institute of Communication and Economics, Karachi, PAKISTAN
(Research Scholar) Newports Institute of Communication and Economics, Karachi, PAKISTAN
ABSTRACT Medium of Instruction is an arguable issue in Pakistan as it is a multilingual country and has a wealthy good enough history. There is added than one advantage for the medium of instruction in the Pakistan such as Urdu as the national language of the countryand English as language of Ex-masters, whereas mother tongue as the inhabitant lives in diverse settings of the country speaks different languages. This barrier provokes the lot of repulsive issues of medium of instruction in the schools. The objectives of the abstraction were to analyze the options of medium of instruction in Pakistan and to emphasize the efforts fabricated by the antecedent Govt. with advertence to medium of instruction in the country. Key words: Medium of instruction, Languages in Pakistan, Urdu, English, mother tongue, education, classroom, language INTRODUCTION The medium of instruction is the language that used inside the classroom for instruction by the teacher. It is not necessary that the official language or the primary language of the country uses as the medium of instruction. The official language of Pakistan is Urdu and English whereas the provincial languages include the Punjabi, Sindhi, Pashto and Balochi. However, the Brahui, Hindko and Siraiki also uses in different regions of the country. Most of the families used their native language / mother tongue in their homes with their family members which indulge the kids to learn only mother tongue...