Factors Causing Hurdles in Speaking English among College Students of Quetta


  • Abdul Khaliq Department of English Literature, University of Balochistan, Quetta
  • Najia Asrar Zaidi Professor, Departments of English Literature, University of Balochistan, Quetta
  • Zahid Hussain Pathan Institute of English Language, University of Balochistan, Quetta
  • Nazeer Ahmed Department of English Literature, University of Balochistan, Quetta




Speaking problems, communicative performance, Linguistic competence


We need to have command over all four skills of English language. But in the modern times spoken language has occupied the most prominent position among the other skills and it is the most difficult skill to accomplish. Indeed, many EFL learners face problems to speak fluently in the target language. The students have diverse problems of their own while expressing themselves. The mainaim of this study was to explore factors that cause hurdles in speaking among college students of Quetta. The participants of the study were 30students (15 males and 15 female) and 5 teachers (3 males and 2 female) of English from two different colleges of Quetta. They were interviewed about the factors that cause hurdles for them to speak English. Some recommendations were also suggested, based on the findings of the research. The study was meant to support the students to improve their speaking ability in their EFL classes.


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Factors Causing Hurdles in Speaking English among College Students of Quetta




How to Cite

Abdul Khaliq, Zaidi, N. A. ., Pathan, Z. H. ., & Nazeer Ahmed. (2017). Factors Causing Hurdles in Speaking English among College Students of Quetta. Al-Burz, 9(1), 246–258. https://doi.org/10.54781/abz.v9i1.115




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