ELF Annual Research Journal Vol - 14 (2012)

ELF Research Journal Vol - 14  (2012)

EDITORIAL BOARD

Dr Ghulam Mustafa Mashori (Editor-in-Chief)
Prof Dr Ziauddin Khand (Member)
Syed Zulfiqar Ali Shah (Member)
Mumtaz Ali Mari (Member)

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD

  1. Prof Chris Kennedy (Member)
  2. Dr Imtiaz Husnain (India) (Member)
  3. Dr. Diane Potts (Member)
  4. Dr J L. Milton (UK) (Member)
  5. Dr Estela Ene (USA) (Member)
  6. Dr Wee Hock Ann, Lionel (Singapore) (Member)
  7. Dr Kaplan M. Lindsay (USA) (Member)
  8. Dr Paul Tench (UK) (Member)
  9. Dr Thomas W. Meyer (USA) (Member)

CONTENTS

01. Voice onset time of plosives in Saraiki: Implications for the
acquisition of English aspiration contrast.......................................................01
Nasir A. Syed
 
02. Reflections on the local ELT context: The teaching-learning
objectives and the obstacles..........................................................................15
Sajida Zaki, Muhammad Fareed Dar
 
03. An investigation of Pakistani EFL learners’ communication anxiety..............31
Mumtaz Ali Mari, Tariq Hassan Umrani, Sumera Umrani
 
04. Monolingual lexicography in Urdu: An evaluation of selected
dictionaries for children ..................................................................................45
Farah Bano, Zulfiqar Ali Shah
 
05. Exploring the interplay of foreign language anxiety, self-efficacy and
academic achievement ..................................................................................61
Muhammad Faisal Hanif, Mamuna Ghani
 
06. Atwood’s duality of poetic vision ....................................................................73
Saman Khalid, Irshad Ahmad Tabasum
 
07. Criss – cross patterns in Morrison’s Jazz: A post-modern study...................83
Shamaila Dodhy
 
08. An American Brat: A portrayal of the ideology of repression and its
impact upon the culture and identity ..............................................................91
Mohammad Ayub Jajja
 
09. Poststructuralist (Deconstruction) approach to Firdous Haider’s short
story “The Cow”............................................................................................107
Mubarak Ali Lashari, Muhammad Safeer Awan
 
10. Incredulity towards speculative metanarrative: A postmodern
genealogy of Marxist communism in Lessing’s the golden notebook..........115
Sundus Javaid
 
11. The Place of T.S. Eliot in the 20th century poetry and criticism..................125
Muhammad Khan Sangi, Tarique Umrani, Ziauddin Khand
 
12. Inter-textuality: Reading socialism in Hardy.................................................135
Saima Manzoor, Mubina Talaat