Costa Rican Students’ Mindsets Toward Studying English

  • Luis Barquero Miyagi University of Education, Japón
  • Adrian Leis Department of English Education, Miyagi University of Education, Japón
Palabras clave: mentalidad de crecimiento, educación secundaria, aprendizaje de un idioma extranjero


Esta investigación consiste en un estudio cuantitativo que compara los tipos de mentalidad demostrados por estudiantes de colegio de tres regiones de Costa Rica. Su objetivo es dar con los tipos de mentalidad idóneos para el aprendizaje del inglés. Además, se exploran diferencias entre las tres regiones geográficas estudiadas. Los resultados muestran que los estudiantes de las tres regiones manifiestan una tendencia hacia una mentalidad de crecimiento para el estudio del inglés. No se encuentran diferencias significativas al respecto para aprender inglés en las tres regiones analizadas. Se analizan las razones de estos hallazgos y sus implicaciones pedagógicas son discutidas. 


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Cómo citar
Barquero, L., & Leis, A. (2019). Costa Rican Students’ Mindsets Toward Studying English. LETRAS, (65), 129-162.
Estudios de Lingüística Aplicada (Studies in Applied Linguistics)