publication . Article . 2015

La actitud de estudiantes chilenos de 4° medio hacia el inglés como idioma extranjero

Gómez Burgos, Eric; Pérez Pérez, Sandra;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Dec 2015
  • Publisher: Facultad de Ciencias y Educación de la Universidad Distrital, Bogotá Colombia
Abstract
A favourable attitude towards a language is a crucial factor in the process of learning a foreign language (Shams, 2008). In light of this premise, this article reports on a case study conducted in two subsidised secondary schools that involved 154 students from Puerto Montt, Chile. A questionnaire of five dimensions was given to the participants in order to identify their attitude towards teachers' methodology and language use in the English classroom, English as a subject at school, English as a global language, and learning EFL in Chile. Results indicated that the students' attitudes towards English are favourable; however, the dimensions related to attitudes...
Subjects
free text keywords: language learning, ILE, estudiante de secundaria, attitudes, secondary learner, EFL, actitud, aprendizaje de un lenguaje, Chile
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