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Miriam Belén Jiménez Aguilar
Martin Haba Carcamo
• Mexico has the second to last place in reading habits
according to UNESCO (2013) among 108 countries.

• Mexican authorities lack of interest and strategies to

improve Mexican situation.

• Severe impact in society

• Ensure the success and improvement of the reading

Mexican habits and further education.
• National reading survey (2013) 56.4% of Mexican population
read books

• UNESCO confirmed that only 2% of Mexican people have

faithful reading habits.

• Development, communicative skills, choices and growth of

creativity  strategies
• The reading habits are scare  lack of support.

When knowing the perspective and habits, a

comparison can be done and the importance of
literature must be shown.

• Demonstrates why teenagers do not read

• Area of arts and humanities does not have the importance
it requires.

• Lack of attention in literature need to be a cultured and

successful society

• The impact books has on teenagers which are the future

of our country.
Objective & purpose

• Identify, evaluate and analyze the reading habits of

Mexican teenagers and the impact it has on their daily life
and society.

• Show literature influences in teenangers life comparing

the advantages a reader has over a non-reader

• Make new strategies and programs to enhance literature

among the youth.
• Objective

• Information

3 • Questionnarie

• Results

• Analyzed & compare


• Conclusion

Survey Information


Theoretical Framework
• Literature is an artistic form of using the word as an

• Literature has been used to give an aesthetic pleasure, a

joy that you only feel when reading where you can unfold
the imagination to its maximum splendor.

• Literature is divided into three genres: narrative, lyrical

and dramatic. Other genres have been created that make
up the vast options of this world are developed today.
Theoretical Framework
• One of the literature genres is science fiction, which is
based on fictional stories with scientific foundations, which
deals with the future.

• Reading habits have been imposed on teenagers from an

early age so that they develop a very extensive
vocabulary and take the imagination to another level.

• In Mexico, literature is taken as a joke, since very few

citizens really have a habit of reading.
Theoretical Framework
• UNESCO declared that Mexico occupies the penultimate place
in reading consumption among 108 countries of the world.

• Reading not only provides a healthy distraction for those who

practice it, as well as the intellectual and social benefits, it
plays an important role in the emotional development of the

• The foundations to establish a good strategy to start forming a

reading habit is to start taking books as a gateway to the
unknown and a new way of learning in a pleasant way.
Results & discussion
• On the 4th of May, 2018
• 32 Mexican  ages of 15 to 18
• Instituto Mexicano Madero Campus Zavaleta
High School
Results & discussion
• Conscious that the literature has a great impact in their
live and society

• However problems can be identified in their lack of

reading habits and knowledge.
Results & discussion
Do not have the enough time resources to read
Lack of interest express that authorities must create strategies to
promote books of interest among adolescents (34.4%)
Results & discussion
• Salazar & Ponce (1999): children who were forced to read
Explore other literature genre to get informed
have a total hatred for books and most likely never to take
aabout diverse
book again topics
in their life. of interest and their society
Results & discussion
• Spare time to get keen on literature
• Interest and initiative
Results & discussion
• INEGI (Reading Module) in February 2017:
average books 3.8.
Results & discussion
Most read 10
The vast to 60 minutes
majority a day,that
expressed but there
aresome others
who read less than this amount or do not read at all
Results & discussion
• These results are reflected in their language and
expressive abilities and literature knowledge.
Results & discussion
• Despite the “positive” results shown,
teenagers are still having reading problems

• Forced to read about topics outside of their

interest and that will not help them in their
daily life
• Overall idea of the importance of literature in society.

• Higher data from what was expected

• The hypothesis was proven

• Differences between a reader and a non reader

• Advise those responsible for these areas

• Get to know the adolescent perspective

• Censo UNESCO, 2013
• Secretaria de Educación Pública, 2014 “programa nacional de
lectura” Gobierno Federal.
• Lauman, G. M. November 04, 2015. “El 80% de los jóvenes en
México gusta de la lectura.” El financiero.
• Rubén Migueles, A. P. April 06, 2016. “México lee 3.8 libros al
año, indica encuesta de INEGI”. El universal.
• Carrillo, I. M. April 08, 2017. “Beneficios y consecuencias de la
lectura en nuestra vida.” Debate.
• Rina Farreras, April 04, 2017. “ Leer cansa a los adolescentes.”
La vanguardia
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