Role of Flipped Class in Developing Self-Regulated Learning of ESL Students at Undergraduate Level in Pakistan


  • Rabieah Tahir MPhil, Department of English, University of Sargodha, Sargodha, Punjab, Pakistan.
  • Azhar Pervaiz Assistant Professor, Department of English, University of Sargodha, Sargodha, Punjab, Pakistan.
  • Ayesha Izhar Chaudhri Ayesha Izhar Chaudhri, Lecturer, Department of English, University of Sargodha, Sargodha, Punjab, Pakistan.



SRL, self-regulated learning, flipped learning, learners’ satisfaction, flipped classroom, reading comprehension skills


Flipped learning is the inverted classroom method, which introduces the lesson at home and encourages practise as well as other already-introduced lesson-based activities inside the classroom for practical purposes. Students can use their self-regulated learning strategies to continue with their respective content learning. In the current research, undergraduate learners of a public sector university in Pakistan are enrolled in a "short reading comprehension course" and are classified into the control and experimental groups following the research questions. Data were accumulated quantitatively with the help of two questionnaires evaluating learners’ satisfaction with the flipped experiment as well as the effect of the flipped method on developing self-regulated learning strategies. Flipped group learners, on the whole, exhibited satisfactory attitudes towards implementing the flipped method. The current study will aid future researchers using the flipped method in navigating the additional dimensions and models featuring self-regulated learning (SRL) strategies, along with incorporating the SRL-based model into the flipped method to analyse the results.


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Author Biographies

Rabieah Tahir, MPhil, Department of English, University of Sargodha, Sargodha, Punjab, Pakistan.

Rabieah Tahir is MPhil student studying in University of Sargodha. She has done her BS in language and literature from University of Sargodha and is currently enrolled in MPhil in Linguistics program at University of Sargodha.


Azhar Pervaiz, Assistant Professor, Department of English, University of Sargodha, Sargodha, Punjab, Pakistan.

The University of Sargodha has appointed Dr. Azhar Pervaiz to the position of assistant professor. His PhD was awarded by the Department of Linguistics at the AJK MuzaffarAbad University in Pakistan. Before that, he received a Master of Philosophy in Applied Linguistics from the University of Management and Technology in Lahore, Pakistan. This was before his work in the field. He holds a Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, which he earned from the American International Open University in Islamabad, Pakistan. In addition, he earned a Master of Arts in English from Punjab University in Lahore, Pakistan.


Ayesha Izhar Chaudhri, Ayesha Izhar Chaudhri, Lecturer, Department of English, University of Sargodha, Sargodha, Punjab, Pakistan.

Ayesha Izhar Chaudhri is a lecturer at University of Sargodha. At present she is a PhD scholar and her areas of interest include Post Colonial literature, Comparative Literature and Trauma Studies.



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How to Cite

Tahir, R., Pervaiz, A., & Chaudhri, A. I. (2022). Role of Flipped Class in Developing Self-Regulated Learning of ESL Students at Undergraduate Level in Pakistan. Linguistic Forum - A Journal of Linguistics, 4(3), 28–39.