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This article reports a small scale study that revealed the perceptions students have in
Technology and Industrial Administration major programs. The main objective of this
study was to reveal the perceptions of these students about their English learning and its
use for specific purposes. This study was carried out with students who are taking
English as a foreign language at the Languages Institute at Universidad Pedagógica y Tecnológica de Colombia, Duitama branch. The paper also presents the analysis of insights in the process of students when connecting their knowledge of English with activities and materials in Telematics and Circuits subject class.
Key words: perceptions, Language Learning, Specific Purposes.