Effect of Gender, Age, Language Ethnicities, and Education Level on the Choice of Language Usage: A Case Study of Family Domain of Pakistani Youth
This research paper discusses the priorities of language choices of Pakistani youth at the domestic level and tries to find out the effect of gender, age, language ethnicities, and education level on language choices of Pakistani youth. The quantitative method was used for this purpose and data was collected through a questionnaire. Data was analyzed by basic descriptive analysis and cross tabs. Results indicate that mother language (Punjabi and Siraiki) is the most preferred language of Pakistani youth in the family domain and gender, age, language ethnicities, and education level has a direct effect on language choice. The limitations and suggestions for further researchers are also mentioned at the end of the research paper.