Language Is a System of Social and Mental Slavery: A Case of Challenge for Individuals


Sumara Hina , Farzana Kouser ,

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Volume 7 - August 2018 (08)


Since the birth of man, language is social and mental slavery which is a challenge for individuals. The purpose of this study is to explore the cognitive and social hold on an individual’s language because both are a powerful factor to learn a language individually. Ideology serves the purpose of learning Ideas, beliefs, moral and cultural ideas which effect on an individual’s language. The data will be collected from a class of language learning in University at Dist. Lahore. There will be a sample of about 30 students. The questionnaire will be set to collect the data that will be analyzed to conclude a result. The study is significant in the way that it may put forward some very practical and effective suggestions for learning a language individually based on the opinion of students and teachers


Individuals, mental and social slavery, language learning challenge. 


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