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Factors Increase Interest of Undergraduates to English Newspapers in Al-Beroni University of Afghanistan

Ahmad Jahed, Mushtaq and Zuraina, Ali (2014) Factors Increase Interest of Undergraduates to English Newspapers in Al-Beroni University of Afghanistan. IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social Science, 19 (4). pp. 67-71. ISSN 2279-0845 (print), 2279-0837 (online)

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Abstract

Reading is advised as a beneficial activity for everyone. It informs readers of interested issues. Newspapers are suitable reading tools. They bring day-to-day issues. Also newspaper reading inculcates reading habits among the society. English newspapers are best reading materials for English language students. They offer numerous matters for readers in different languages. They also make better English languages ability of readers. However, English newspaper reading habits of undergraduates in Al-Beroni University of Afghanistan looks like to be fewer. Thus, the aim of this paper is to discover the factors that increase interest of students to English newspapers. This was made by using mixed methods. In qualitative method, 97 students were randomly chosen as the subjects of the study. Also ten students were interviewed. Findings show Provides interesting information, distribute for free and disclosing realities of society are factors that increase interest of students to English newspaper reading. Also there was no significant difference between male and female students in regarding to factors that increase interest in English newspaper reading.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Reading, Habits, English newspaper, Undergraduates
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
Faculty/Division: Centre For Modern Languages and Human Sciences
Depositing User: Mrs. Neng Sury Sulaiman
Date Deposited: 04 Apr 2016 03:55
Last Modified: 08 Feb 2018 07:42
URI: http://umpir.ump.edu.my/id/eprint/6732
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