Language Learning Styles Essay

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Language learning styles
(Visual learners)

“ If a child can’t learn the way we teach, maybe we should teach the way they learn” Ignacio Estrada

Talking about the concept of “teaching” leading us unconsciously to talk about the concept of “ learning” and vice versa. In general, learning and teaching associated with each other. The high achievements of one of these cognitive operations means the success to another. On the other hand, the failure of one of them implies the fall of the other one. Successful and effective teacher, who concentrate on two essential matters. First, teachers should learn about the principles of learning and teaching to know how to teach. However, One of the most substantial affairs is learning styles and strategies.
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Each one pursuant to the most effective learning style for him\her. In fact, all learning styles are overlapping in each person, but some of them drown out the others differently. In other words. Each person owns some learning styles dominate the others. Each one of us has a way in learning which he/she preferred and aided him/her to overshoot tasks successfully. Furthermore, learning styles differentiate from one circumstance to another with the same person. No one has a fixed style of learning-the golden rule- According to (http://esl.fis.edu/parents/advice/styles.htm), language researchers have parted learning styles in different classes. Some of those researchers categorized them as perceptual styles. Including, the visual, the tactile and kinesthetic, and the auditory. Others have focused on cognitive styles and identified field-independent and field-dependent learners. According to the same website, 8 types of learners depend on learning styles are: Visual learners, Auditory learners, Tactile learners, Kinesthetic learners, Field-independent learners, Field-dependent learners, Reflective learners,…show more content…
This must encourage you to use this ability in the best way. How? First step: reading more about this style. Second step: learning from other's experience. Third step: when you go to the library try to choose carefully books consist of pictures. For instance, There is a great book for visual children entitled vocabulary cartoons help them memorize words in a few minutes and never forget because it is full of pictures. It looks like a story book. Also, In the Mind's Eye: Visual Thinkers, Gifted People With Dyslexia and Other Learning Difficulties, Computer Images and the Ironies of Creativity. This book also helps those people who are using non-traditional way in learning to improve their level and provides answers of how computers contribute in visual learning style. A journey of a thousand miles begins with the first step. Learning a second language is a long and hard journey. The strong car which will help you in this journey is your knowledge of who you are as a learner. To know if you are a visual learner or not. Ask yourself these questions: Do I prefer pictures in studying? Do I achieve inferior results in tasks which is relying on listening? Do I tend to draw the words which I try to memorize? For example, when I was in high school I remember myself when I was drawing the tips of any process in my materials to facilitate me memorizing in the exam and I was relying on mind maps in my

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