ISSN(Print): 2709-6254 | ISSN(Online) : 2709-6262 | ISSN-L : 2709-6254


Analyzing Social Sciences Students’ Listening Skill in EAP Classroom Setting


  1. Iram Rubab
    Assistant Professor, Department of English, GC Women University Sialkot, Punjab, Pakistan
  2. Dr. Muhammad Afzal Butt
    Associate Professor, Department of Urdu, GC Women University Sialkot, Punjab, Pakistan
  3. Faiza Masood
    Ph. D Scholar, Department of English, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan, Punjab, Pakistan


In this paper, the researchers are determined to investigate the competency regarding listening skills of the Social Sciences students of Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan and to carry out the needs analysis by measuring the existing level of competence. The study is limited to the three departments: Department of Economics, Department of Mass Communication and Department of Education. Total 150participants were taken from the said departments: 50 students from each department. A test was carried out in order to collect the data from the students. A recorded program was made listen to the students and relevant MCQs sheet was given to mark the appropriate choice to check the listening competency. Data was analyzed quantitatively by using percentage and chi-square. Findings provide useful insights to the teachers and material designers in order to make understand the sub-skills: skimming, scanning, complex and rhythmical sentences, intonation pattern and vocabulary etc to the students.

Page Numers



English for Academic Purpose (EAP), English for Specific Purposes (ESP) Listening Skills, Needs Analysis, Present Situation Analysis (PSA)


Article # 5
Volume # 1
Issue # 4

DOI info

DOI Number: 10.47205/jdss.2020(1-IV)5
DOI Link:


download pdf Creative Commons License

Citation Formats

ABNT   APA   BibTex   MLA   Oxford   Harvard   Chicago   Turabian   AAA   MHRA