Exploring the Impact of ESL Learning on the Culture of Undergraduates at Aligarh Muslim University, India

Keywords: Second Language Learning (SLL), Culture, ESL, Structural Equation Modelling (SEM)

Abstract

The relationship between language and culture has become an integral part of language education in recent times. This study explores the impact of second language learning on the culture of ESL undergraduates at Aligarh Muslim University, AMU, India. The study investigates the status of second language learning effects on undergraduates’ culture in the ESL context; of AMU, India. The study employed a quantitative method to collect the data. A 5-point Likert scale in paper and pencil questionnaire-based study was designed to explore the issue mentioned above based on a dataset of convenience sampling of 286 undergraduate students at AMU, India. The study used structural equation modelling (SEM) through SPSS 20 and Amos 20 for data analysis. The study found an overall significant effect of the selected constructs (attitudes, perception of content, perception of learning)of second language learning on the ESL undergraduates’ culture. According to the research findings, a connection exists between language and culture.

Published
2022-12-01
How to Cite
Al-Nahari, A., Khan, M. R., & Ahmad, J. S. (2022). Exploring the Impact of ESL Learning on the Culture of Undergraduates at Aligarh Muslim University, India. Shanlax International Journal of English, 11(1), 23-36. https://doi.org/10.34293/english.v11i1.5195
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