Students' Active Participation in English Class Activities: An Action Research

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Teaching English through interactive approach has predominantly improved students’ active participation in the class as well as their understanding
and comprehension. It provides the students an opportunity to closely work together, share ideas, and learn from each other. This study aimed to
enhance grade 6th students’ participation in the classroom and build their confidence. Employing action research a two cycle intervention was carried
out using interactive approach. The findings reveal that 20 out of 55 students can share ideas and ask questions in the class confidently and remaining
students are on the way to excel. Introducing interactive approach in tradition classroom is a challenging task, however, with the help of critical friend
and mutual understanding of the teachers the approach can work in the class. The study recommends teacher to carry actions research in the class for
the improvement of students learning.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)74-91
Number of pages18
JournalMediterranean Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences (MJBAS)
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2018
Externally publishedYes


  • Students' participation
  • Active learning
  • dialogue


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