Promoting Learner Engagement in a Large University-Level ESL Class in Pakistan

  • Bushra Ahmed Khurram
Part of the International Perspectives on English Language Teaching book series (INPELT)


This chapter discusses an attempt to increase learner engagement in a large ESL class through a classroom-based intervention study carried out at a public sector university in Pakistan. The chapter offers a brief background to the study, discusses the construct of learner engagement, particularly in the context of large classes, presents some of the strategies used during the study to increase learner engagement in a large ESL class and discusses the outcomes of the study. From a global perspective, the strategies shared in the chapter may have wider significance and contribute to the repertoire of strategies large class teachers use to engage learners in similar contexts elsewhere.


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  • Bushra Ahmed Khurram
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  1. 1.University of KarachiKarachiPakistan

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