Sadia Gulzar


The purpose of this study is to evaluate the English textbook at matriculation level in Multan Division in terms of content, vocabulary, grammar, exercises, activities and physical makeup of the textbook as well as context and information for teachers to guide the teachers. For this purpose, close ended questionnaire was used to collect data from one hundred and eight teachers. Data was analyzed to find out percentages of each items and graphs and it was found that overall quality of textbook is good. Content, vocabulary, exercises and grammar rules are organized logically. To guide the teachers, sufficient information is provided in the textbook. The textbook is per course goals and needs of the students. Textbook is good enough to promote critical thinking of the students and in the textbook images is not so high aesthetic quality. Though majority of teachers are satisfied with this textbook but minority of teachers who do not agree with this, cannot be neglected. There is still need to improve textbook. Finally, it can be said that the overall quality of textbook is good.


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