Nahum Samperio Sánchez, David Guadalupe Toledo Sarracino, Mayús Loaiza Espinosa


Las estrategias juegan un papel importante en el aprendizaje de una lengua, pero estas tienen mayor efecto cuando son conscientes y son dirigidas a alcanzar objetivos. Este estudio exploratorio se propuso investigar si los estudiantes de inglés utilizan estrategias de aprendizaje con un propósito definido para lograr objetivos. Es decir, si pueden reconocer si saben por qué hacen lo que hacen en términos del aprendizaje del inglés. El estudio se llevó a cabo con 10 mujeres y 7 hombres estudiantes de inglés. El estudio siguió una metodología mixta y se recabaron datos cuantitativos a través de un cuestionario de 42 estrategias y datos cualitativos a través de entrevistas semiestructuradas. Los resultados indicaron que los participantes del estudio hacen uso de estrategias de tres tipos: estrategias con un propósito preciso, estrategias con propósito ambiguo y estrategias con propósito impreciso.

Strategies play an important role in learning a language, but they have a greater effect when they are conscious and directed towards achieving objectives. This exploratory study will be required if English learners use purposeful learning strategies to achieve goals. That is, if they can recognize if they know why they do what they do in terms of learning English. The study was conducted with 10 female and 7 male English learners. The study followed a mixed methodology and collected quantitative data through a questionnaire of 42 strategies and qualitative data through semi-structured interviews. The results indicated that the study participants make use of three types of strategies: strategies with a precise purpose, strategies with an ambiguous purpose, and strategies with an imprecise purpose.


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