The Effective use of Authentic Materials in the English Language Classrooms

Parupalli Srinivas Rao

Lecturer in English, English Language Centre, King Faisal University, Al-Hasa, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

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Reviewer’s Comments to Authors

Major Comments

  1. Very important part of any research study is objective. Author is strongly advised to add research objectives which include primary and secondary aim of preparing this paper.
  2. Source of collecting information for given figures should be added for future reference purpose.
  3. There is no information on the methodology of the study. The author needs to mention whether the study is based on primary/secondary/both source of data collection.
  4. There is no information on the review of related literatures. If this study is first hand study the researcher should produce valid proof or can include the reference details on the study.
  5. It is important to add the period which the current study has been done. Author is strongly advised to add period of study and also add area of study in the paper.
  6. There was no mention of the limitations of the study, one of which is the apparently high dropout rate.

Minor Comments

  1. There is no information on data collection, period of study, techniques used for collecting the data, footnote and findings for the study. The author should focus on the above mentioned parts which are mainly needed for a research study.
  2. Too many information has given randomly which is not particularly meet out the need for the study. The author should eliminate some data which is not relevant to the study.
  3. Researcher can be highlight the research gap and pave the way for future research.
  4. Non-frequency of the contents is there which are to be given more concentrate for valuable research study.
  5. For every reference there should be a footnote in the relevant pages.