ANALYSIS OF THE INFLUENCE OF THE AGE FACTOR
IN THE LEARNING PROCESS OF EFL IN TEEN AND
ADULT STUDENTS IN TENTH GRADERS AT ...
PROBLEM STATEMENT

Why are factors such as age affecting the learning-process
of English language in teen and adult studen...
INSTITUTIONAL BACKGROUND
• CINDEA (Centros Integrados de Educación para Adultos

y Jóvenes)
• Pejibaye, Jiménez, Cartago
•...
OBJECTIVES

To compare the age factor that affects the learning process
of EFL in teen and adult students in tenth graders...
• To describe the age factor that affects the learning process

of English as a Foreign Language in teens and adults
stude...
• To compare the learning process of EFL teens and adult

students from CINDEA Pejibaye in 2013
• To propose a workshop to...
TYPE OF RESEARCH

• Descriptive and Exploratory
• Subjects of Investigation

• Sources of Investigation
• Population and S...
VARIABLES
INSTRUMENTS
• Questionnaires
• Interview

• Observation checklist
ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION
OF RESULTS
GRAPH TOTAL OF STUDENTS ACCORDING TO THEIR AGE AT
CINDEA PEJIBAYE BRANCH. 2013
42%
...
GRAPH PERCENTAGE OF ADULT AND TEEN STUDENTS´
OPINION ABOUT THE BEST WAY TO LEARN ENGLISH AT CINDEA
PEJIBAYE BRANCH. 2013
5...
FIGURE ADULT AND TEEN STUDENTS´ OPINION ABOUT THE
KIND OF ACTIVITIES THEY PREFER TO WORK IN ENGLISH
LESSONS AT CINDEA PEJI...
FIGURE ADULT AND TEEN STUDENTS´ OPINION ABOUT THE
PREFERENCE OF ENGLISH SKILLS TO WORK IN THEIR ENGLISH
LESSONS AT CINDEA ...
GRAPH PERCENTAGES ABOUT THE INCLUSION OF THE 4
ENGLISH LANGUAGE SKILLS IN THE ACTIVITIES APPLY IN
LESSONS AT CINDEA PEJIBA...
GRAPH PERCENTAGE ABOUT THE RELATION OF THE
ACTIVITIES WITH STUDENTS´ LEARNING STYLES AT CINDEA
PEJIBAYE BRANCH. 2013

100%...
CONCLUSIONS
• Both prefer to work in groups
• More meaningful the effort, motivation, habits and
•
•

•
•

•

discipline
C...
RECOMMENDATIONS
• A variety of activities
• Form habits for having a successful learning process.
• Look for information a...
PROPOSAL

ENGLISH TEACHING ACTIVITIES FOR ADULT AND
TEEN STUDENTS AT CINDEA PEJIBAYE
BRANCH, 2013
OBJECTIVES
GENERAL OBJECTIVE
To design a booklet of English teaching activities for adult
and teen students of 10th grader...
• Scopes

• Resources: Human

Financial
Materials
ACTIVITIES
• Listening
• Speaking

• Reading
• Writing
• Test for Learning Styles
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ANALYSIS OF THE INFLUENCE OF THE AGE FACTOR IN THE LEARNING PROCESS OF EFL IN TEEN AND ADULT STUDENTS IN TENTH GRADERS AT CINDEA PEJIBAYE 2013

  1. 1. ANALYSIS OF THE INFLUENCE OF THE AGE FACTOR IN THE LEARNING PROCESS OF EFL IN TEEN AND ADULT STUDENTS IN TENTH GRADERS AT CINDEA PEJIBAYE 2013 Students: Yuliana Aguilar Yadira Jiménez
  2. 2. PROBLEM STATEMENT Why are factors such as age affecting the learning-process of English language in teen and adult students in tenth graders at CINDEA Pejibaye in 2013?
  3. 3. INSTITUTIONAL BACKGROUND • CINDEA (Centros Integrados de Educación para Adultos y Jóvenes) • Pejibaye, Jiménez, Cartago • Classes at night • Young and Adult Students • Different courses
  4. 4. OBJECTIVES To compare the age factor that affects the learning process of EFL in teen and adult students in tenth graders of CINDEA Pejibaye in 2013 with the purpose of improving their English performance.
  5. 5. • To describe the age factor that affects the learning process of English as a Foreign Language in teens and adults students from CINDEA Pejibaye in 2013 • To distinguish the most common teaching techniques used by English teachers from CINDEA Pejibaye in 2013 • To distinguish the learning techniques used by teen and adult students from CINDEA Pejibaye in 2013
  6. 6. • To compare the learning process of EFL teens and adult students from CINDEA Pejibaye in 2013 • To propose a workshop to train English teachers to work with heterogeneous groups of teens and adult students from CINDEA Pejibaye in 2013
  7. 7. TYPE OF RESEARCH • Descriptive and Exploratory • Subjects of Investigation • Sources of Investigation • Population and Sample • Instruments
  8. 8. VARIABLES
  9. 9. INSTRUMENTS • Questionnaires • Interview • Observation checklist
  10. 10. ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION OF RESULTS GRAPH TOTAL OF STUDENTS ACCORDING TO THEIR AGE AT CINDEA PEJIBAYE BRANCH. 2013 42% 29% 21% 8% 0% From 15 to From 21 to From 26 to From 31 to More than 20 years 25 years 30 years 35 years 35 years old old old old old Source: Aguilar and Jiménez, 2013 Students
  11. 11. GRAPH PERCENTAGE OF ADULT AND TEEN STUDENTS´ OPINION ABOUT THE BEST WAY TO LEARN ENGLISH AT CINDEA PEJIBAYE BRANCH. 2013 50%50% 36% Adult Students Teen Students 20% 14% 10% 10% 0% Analytic Global Source: Aguilar and Jiménez, 2013 10% 0% Visual Auditory Kinesthetic
  12. 12. FIGURE ADULT AND TEEN STUDENTS´ OPINION ABOUT THE KIND OF ACTIVITIES THEY PREFER TO WORK IN ENGLISH LESSONS AT CINDEA PEJIBAYE BRANCH. 2013 Adult students prefer the most the activities that involve the learning of vocabulary and grammar Source: Aguilar and Jiménez, 2013 Teen students like to practice English by games and competitions.
  13. 13. FIGURE ADULT AND TEEN STUDENTS´ OPINION ABOUT THE PREFERENCE OF ENGLISH SKILLS TO WORK IN THEIR ENGLISH LESSONS AT CINDEA PEJIBAYE BRANCH. 2013 Adult students pointed out that they need to work the 4 English skills in their classes in order to have a better learning process. Source: Aguilar and Jiménez, 2013 Teen students prefer that English classes focuses more on listening activities.
  14. 14. GRAPH PERCENTAGES ABOUT THE INCLUSION OF THE 4 ENGLISH LANGUAGE SKILLS IN THE ACTIVITIES APPLY IN LESSONS AT CINDEA PEJIBAYE BRANCH. 2013 80% 80% 80% 60% Observation 1 Observation 2 Observation 3 Observation 4 Always Usually Sometimes Rarely Never Source: Aguilar and Jiménez, 2013
  15. 15. GRAPH PERCENTAGE ABOUT THE RELATION OF THE ACTIVITIES WITH STUDENTS´ LEARNING STYLES AT CINDEA PEJIBAYE BRANCH. 2013 100% 100% 100% 80% Observation 1 Observation 2 Observation 3 Observation 4 Always Usually Sometimes Rarely Never Source: Aguilar and Jiménez, 2013
  16. 16. CONCLUSIONS • Both prefer to work in groups • More meaningful the effort, motivation, habits and • • • • • discipline Cooperative Approach Valuable to mix all the activities to work with heterogeneous group: competitions, games, listening activities, drills during the classes. Adult students prefer vocabulary and grammar. Adult students prefer all the skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing); on the other hand, teen students prefer the listening skill. The most common learning techniques: knowing the grammar rules, learn new vocabulary. For teen and young students: kinesthetic
  17. 17. RECOMMENDATIONS • A variety of activities • Form habits for having a successful learning process. • Look for information about how to deal with heterogeneous • • • • • • groups, Cooperative Approach. Formal test about the learning styles. Workshops A good communication with their English teachers, To take advantage of the learning opportunities For adult students: keep studying
  18. 18. PROPOSAL ENGLISH TEACHING ACTIVITIES FOR ADULT AND TEEN STUDENTS AT CINDEA PEJIBAYE BRANCH, 2013
  19. 19. OBJECTIVES GENERAL OBJECTIVE To design a booklet of English teaching activities for adult and teen students of 10th graders at CINDEA Pejibaye, 2013 SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES • To design English teaching activities for adult and teen students at 10th graders at CINDEA Pejibaye, 2013 • To train English teachers from CINDEA Pejibaye about the use of the booklet
  20. 20. • Scopes • Resources: Human Financial Materials
  21. 21. ACTIVITIES • Listening • Speaking • Reading • Writing • Test for Learning Styles

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