Basic English courses at private universities in Dhaka
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Given the importance of English as a lingua franca in the modern age, teaching and learning English is an imperative. The task is not so easy and straight forward, we need to reckon and device effective strategies to enable teachers to have useful methods. Different private universities have taken up the job of teaching Basic English Language with the aim to train students in successful communication skills in English which is the aim of this study. In this paper a study has been conducted to look at the student and teachers’ perspectives on the Basic English courses. For that a survey was conducted by giving questionnaires to students and teachers and taking interviews of teachers. The survey was conducted to reach conclusive decision based on facts gathered from teachers and students. The findings show that these basic English courses are helping the tertiary level students and creating more opportunities to improve English communicative skills.