1.      Introduction………………………………………………………………………

… 1.1  Background of the Research…………………………………………………….

1.2  Statement of the Problem………………………………………………………

. 1.3  Delimitation of the Study……………………………………………………… 1.4  Objectives of the Study…………………………………………………………. 1.

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5  Research Questions……………………………………………………………. 1.6 Significance of the Study………………………………………………………    2.   Literature Review………………………………………………………………… 2.1 The State of Mind towards English Dialect……………………………………. 2.2  Different Assortments of English Language………………………………….

.. 2.3  Different Point of Views about the Dubious Term of “World Englishes”……. 2.4  English Language in Pakistan…………………………………………………. 2.

5  The Status of English Language in Pakistan………………………………….. 2.6 The Present Study…………………………………………………………….

.    3.   Research Methodology………………………………………………………….

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1 Research Paradigm……………………………………………………………. 3.2  Population………………………………………………………………………. 3.

3  Sample…………………………………………………………………………. 3.4  Material: Data Collection……………………………………………………… 3.5  Research Tool…………………………………………………………………. 3.6  Procedures…………………………………………………………………….

..    4.   Data Analysis………………………………………………………………………    5.   Conclusion……………………………………………………………………….

… 5.1  Findings……………………………………………………………………….. 5.2  Recommendations…………………………………………………………….

.. 5.3  Concluding Remarks…………………………………………………………..          References………………………………………………………………………..

…          Appendix…………………………………………………………………………… 1 1 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 4 5 6 7 7 8 8 8 9 9 9 10 10 15 15 16 16 18 20 TABLE OF CONTENAbstractDetermining the nature of non native variety of Englishrelies on sociolinguistic, political, geographical and economical factors thanmerely on linguistic grounds.

Hence inter-national and international towardsthe varieties are considered main factors in explaining the status of language.Many researchers have discussed the status of Pakistani English, Kachru (1982,1985, 1987,) Rahman (2002) Baumgardner(1993), Khalique(2006) and ghani (2003)etc. There are many studies towards the attitudes of English but there are afew researches on Pakistani variety of English. This research emphasize on theattitude of English language learners towards the status of Pakistani English.

A survey of questionnaire of thirty participants was held with focusing ontheir attitudes towards Pakistani English. The participants were BA EnglishLiterature students of different colleges. The result of this survey shows thatthe students of colleges have both positive and negative attitudes towardsPakistani English. 1.   Introduction1.1          Backgroundof the ResearchIn seventeenth century Englishdialect was introduced in the subcontinent by the British people.

In presentdays, English dialect gets the status of authentic dialect in Pakistan, bothUrdu and English dialects guarantee the position of authority dialect.According to Baumgardner(n.d), the status of English in Pakistan is that theconstitution and body of the law are arranged in English. In Pakistan Englishhas great place. All temperate, invention, and economical information areaccessible in English.In the 1990 century some peoplerealized that the mixture of English language which they are speaking inPakistan is separated from different assortments of English which they named asPakistani English, PE or Pinglish. Really Pakistani English or Pinglish is theaccumulating English dialect mixture which are spoken and written inPakistan.  Pakistan English has no lessthan four particular assortments, named as, Anglicized Pakistani English,acrolect (talked by explusure class), reselect (utilized by white colourclass), and (advertise English utilized by un educated class) (Rahman 1999).

Pakistani English recently accepted as independent core among other non localadmixture of English language. This is close to the British English thanwhatever other assortment of English. Notwithstanding, there are certain similaritiesin the segmental and non segmental parts of elocution which should be beak knowledgeas the particular attribute of this assortment. Pakistani English has comprisedits own semantic hypothesis and culture that does not make it sub –part in thecomparison with British Standard English.

Rahman (1999) researched thesociolinguistic variety in Pakistani English with an emphasis on phonology,sentence structure, morphology, and lexis. The informed assortment of PakistaniEnglish has progressed over a time detained use in academic, regulatory,authorized business and discretionary circles of national life in Pakistan(Hague 2003).  1.2          Statementof the problemThe people in Pakistan have differentattitude towards Pakistani English.

Many students have positive attitudetowards Pakistani English. This research tells about the Pakistani English andthe attitude of university students towards it. 1.3          Delimitationof the studyThe present study isimplicated with Pakistani English. It is delimited to the attitude of collegestudents. Furthermore it is delimited to the attitudes to students who want tolearn English as a foreign language. 1.

4          Objectiveof the study            The objectivesof the study research are:Ø       To check the fluency in utilized ofPakistani English by the students.Ø       To check the attitudes towards Pakistani Englishof the college students 1.5          Researchquestion            Thequestions of research study are:Ø       What are attitude of college studentstowards Pakistani English?Ø      Why colleges use Pakistani English morethan the Standard English? 1.6          Significanceof the study           Thisresearch gives us information about the English dialects of Pakistanicommunity.                    Theresearch reveals about the English language variety and its status in Pakistan.It reveals the students attitude towards English language.

Conclusion5.1 FindingsMany decades, English language is used in Pakistan. In 17th century, English language is introduced bythe English people in Pakistan. In present days, English language enjoys high status inPakistan. In comparison to the other dialects of English language, PakistaniEnglish considered as a separate dialect.

It is considered much closer to theBritish standard level. This study is to assess the behaviour     ofuniversity students towards Pakistani English. To achieve these goals, the investigator         made a comparison betweenPakistani English and British English.

Findings of these results are following;        ·           The result of this survey shows that therespondents use Pakistani English in place of                         British English. ·        Thestudents of different universities in Pakistan use Pakistani English in placeof British English.·        Theresults of different respondents show both positive and negative intereststowards Pakistani English.          RecommendationsThis study emphasizes on theattitudes of the college students towards Pakistani English. Some of them arefollowed;·        Theresearch can be about the behavior secondary level students towards Pakistani English.·        Theresearch can be about the behavior of intermediate teachers towards Pakistanivariety of English.·        Itcan be about the attitude of English speech community towards Pakistani Englishwhich are belonging from different areas. Concluding RemarksEnglish language has been used in Pakistan from many years.

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                   APPENDIX Questionnaire A STUDY OF ATTITUDE OFCOLLEGE STUDENTS TOWARDS PAKISTANI ENGLISH Thisquestionnaire is to evaluate the attitude of college students towards Pakistani English.  Kindly fill the following questionnaire andtick according to your own choice. Name (optional)_________________    Department:    BA English LITERATURE 1.       What do you speak? (a)    He went out of stop yesterday.(b)   He went out of station yesterday.

(c)    Both (a) & (b) 2.       Which one do you use in your writing? (a)    I am working here since 2016.(b)   I have been working here since 2016.(c)    I had working here since 2016. 3.       Which vocabulary item is used by you? (a)    I am going to her marriage.

(b)   I am going to her wedlock.                                                   4.       Which word is used by you? (a)    When are you going to transfer to your new house?(b)   When are you moving to your new house?                                                                                                                                              5.       Which word you prefer to speak? (a)    I shall not come in the morning due to have traffic problem.(b)   I couldn’t reach on time because there was a transport problem.                                                                                                                                               6.       Which pattern is used by you? (a)    He will win if he will work hard.(b)   He wins if he will work hard.

(c)    He will win if he works hard. 7.       Which pattern do you prefer to speak? (a)    Here were a packet of biscuits.(b)   Here is packet of biscuits. (c)    Here are packet of biscuits. 8.

       Which statement is used by you? (a)    Cook the fishes in hot water.(b)   Cook fishes in hot water. 9.       Would you like to speak “Timater” instead oftomato? (a)    Yes                 (b)  No          10.    Whichaccent do you like to have? (a)    British accent                            (b)American accent                       (c) Pakistani accent 11.

    Wouldyou like to speak “chawal” instead of rice? (a)    Yes                        (b) No     12.   How would you pronounce the word “fast”?              13.   How would you pronounce the word “English”?  14.

   How would you pronounce the word “beautiful”? 15.   How would you pronounce the word “perilous”?