I’d like you to stop here for a moment and reflect on your learning so far – learning in general and learning a foreign language in particular.
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And…? What kind of learner are you then?
Would you agree with the findings? Are you surprised by them?
Practical Tips for Your Learning
Here you’ll find a PDF document with all kinds of tips for different learner types collected in one place. Print it out please, we’re going to need it in a paper form.
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Read the handout, check vocabulary as you go to make sure everything is clear, study it. Did you notice how different the sections look? Most are plain text only and that’s a killer for visual learners. Now treat this printout as a draft copy to edit in whatever way that matches your style of learning – turn it into a ‘learnable package’ by adding or highlighting things, doodling on it, etc.
Take your time to explore it all, not just the sections which are the most relevant to you.
More learning styles tests
If you enjoy doing quizzes and self-assessment tests and you’re hungry for even more food for thought, try these:
1. The Index of Learning Styles Questionnaire to assess preferences on four dimensions: active/reflective, sensing/intuitive, visual/verbal, sequential/global
+ Notes on how the learners can help themselves