Effectiveness of Flipped Classroom (FC) Method on the Development of English language learning of the High School Students in Ahwaz

Majid Hamdani


Given its being international, English language teaching methods are very critical in non-English speaking countries. This study examined the effect of the FC method compared to traditional method on the English course of 9th grade using pre-test, post-test and follow-up. The study was done using two classes as control (39 subjects) and two classes as the experimental group (38 subjects) selected using multi-stage random cluster sampling from both male and female genders in a three-month period. The four basic communication skills - reading, writing, speaking and hearing - were examined. The results indicated that FC method developed the communication skills of the 9th grade students of Ahwaz regarding two skills of speaking and reading. Based on the research result, it is recommended to use flipped classroom method to develop students’ English learning in speaking and reading skills.


FC method, English Language Teaching, Basic Communication Skills, High School, Ahwaz

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.7575/aiac.ijalel.v.8n.2p.12


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