Research on Procedures and Advantages of Flipped Classroom Based on WeChat: Taking English Teaching in Open University as an Example

Xiao ZHANG, Hongxia CEN


Flipped Classroom Teaching model has attracted much attention in China’s education system, because it reversed the traditional teaching process and innovated a new teaching structure. This study focused on Flipped Classroom English teaching based on Wechat. First it constructed a flipped classroom teaching model based on WeChat and showed three procedures including before-the-class, during-the-class and after-the-class. It has also revealed three advantages which are focusing English core competences, creating a U-learning environment and sharing digital opportunities. At last suggestions for further study were given.


Procedures and advantages; Flipped classroom; WeChat; English teaching; Open university

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