This project intended to promote successful and meaningful English learning through Critical Thinking in an EFL context. The intervention was carried out at CCCA (Centro Cultural Colombo Americano) in Cali, Colombia with a group of students of intermediate level through a task. The task was implemented with the objective to help students develop awareness about their own learning process, in order to better and increase their performance in the target language. Through different materials and settings students reflected on the topic of learning itself; interpreting, analyzing, explaining, evaluating and drawing conclusions regarding their own work and the work of their peers. The observations analysis showed that students become aware of their performance issues and the ones of their classmates. As a conclusion Critical Thinking fostered students¿ awareness to improve their performance.