The Role of CALL Patterns in Promoting English Language Learning in Engineering Students

Palabras clave: Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL); Engineering students; Student perceptions; Technological resources.


This study examines the role of CALL patterns in promoting English language learning in engineering students. The research addresses the variability in English proficiency among students in higher education and the challenges faced by those in technical fields due to limited access to English-language academic resources. Focusing on Engineering students at the University of Guayaquil, the study investigates the perceptions of seventh level English students about CALL methodologies and their relevance in the learning environment. Using a qualitative approach, the research analyzes survey responses from 88 students and 21 teacher interviews to identify patterns in CALL implementation. The findings reveal diverse perceptions about the usefulness of computers in language learning and the effectiveness of CALL strategies. The availability of technological resources and concerns about excessive reliance on multimedia tools also emerge as important issues. The study emphasizes the need for personalized CALL approaches, the balanced integration of technology and teacher interaction, and the strategic allocation of resources in homes as well as in universities to improve language learning outcomes for engineering students.


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Pilar Tatiana Macias Suarez, Universidad Estatal Península de Santa Elena

Degree in Journalism, Universidad Estatal Península de Santa Elena, Ecuador

Heidy Bolivia Matute Campozano, Universidad Estatal Península de Santa Elena

Master in English Language and Applied Linguistics, Universidad Estatal Península de Santa Elena, Ecuador


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Pilar Tatiana Macias Suarez, & Heidy Bolivia Matute Campozano. (2023). The Role of CALL Patterns in Promoting English Language Learning in Engineering Students. Revista Científica FIPCAEC (Fomento De La investigación Y publicación científico-técnica multidisciplinaria). ISSN : 2588-090X . Polo De Capacitación, Investigación Y Publicación (POCAIP), 8(3), 393-412. Recuperado a partir de
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