By Zubeida Mustafa
Effective teaching of English is the preserve of an elite leaving the rest of the country to linguistic confusion and educational failure.
Last year I wrote a book highlighting the crisis in Pakistan’s education system caused by the way languages are used and taught. Its publication prompted one critic to remark that I was trying to “backwardise” the children of Pakistan. Another said that language was not the problem; it was what we taught that needed to be addressed.