Using blended learning to help EFL students to reach B1 level
Keywords:blended learning, mixed modality groups, preliminary English Test
This research studies the implementation of blended learning in the case of a third semester group of students of English Language Teaching Bachelor Degree. The study was held in the State University of Chiapas, specifically in the Language School of Tapachula. These students were invited to participate in this project in order to determine the efficacy of the blended learning in the preparation for the PET. The methodology used in this research was an experimental method applied from a quantitative-descriptive approach. The subjects of the study were BA in ELT students of the Language School of Tapachula. Two PET exams were applied, one before the study and another at the end of the study. In the middle of the research, the students received both, face to face and online sessions along with questionnaires, surveys and interviews. This research affirms that blended learning offers several benefits for those students who show commitment with their learning goals, however, some students did not show any progress in most of the cases due to their lack of dedication.