Exploring Students’ Perceptions About English Learning in a Public University

Patricia Kim Jiménez


This manuscript reports the final findings of an exploratory, descriptive case study that aimed at exploring the perceptions of a group of English as a foreign language students in a public university regarding their English learning and the commitment level through the process. A questionnaire, a survey, and the teacher’s diary were the instruments used to gather data. The results showed the way the participants study and learn English, their most common learning styles and study strategies. Additionally, they revealed some students’ low levels of commitment and autonomy, and some indifference as regards English, too.


Autonomy; commitment; learning styles; students’ perceptions; study strategies

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.19183/how.25.1.385


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