AbstractThe present study is an endeavor to
reconnoiter and compare the hegemonic
practices used in selected Pakistani and
imported English textbooks recommended
for students of Punjab (Pakistan).
Throughout the research, the subject matter
was examined with reference to the relevant
theoretical background. The content
analysis was employed to find out the
percentages of categories and sub-categories
of reading passages and exercises of the
prescribed English textbooks. For relevant
data collection, an eclectic model was
devised as some of the major categories with
slight modification were taken from Stern,
H.H. (1983) model in which he proposed six
aspects of culture teaching. While in the
formation of sub-categories, the researcher
has employed his own teaching experience.
Similarly, to situate countries and nations
that use English for different purposes
Kachru’s (1997) model, which divided world
nations into IC, EC and OC was employed.
Statements that depicted IC, EC and OC
countries and nations were analyzed in the
1-Muhammad Ahsan Lecturer, Department of English, University of Dera Ghazi Khan, Punjab, Pakistan.2-Muhammad Naeem Department of English, University of Dera Ghazi Khan, Punjab, Pakistan.3-Noshaba Younus Department of English, Riphah International University Faisalabad Campus, Punjab, Pakistan.
KeywordsHegemonic Practices, Foreign Language Education, Inter-Cultural Speaker
Volume & IssueV - III