Learning Styles and Teaching Styles in College English Teaching

Mai Zhou

Abstract


Students preferentially take in and process information in different ways: by seeing and hearing, reflecting and acting, reasoning logically and intuitively, analyzing and visualizing. Teaching methods also should vary accordingly. How much a student can learn is also determined by the compatibility of the student’s learning styles and the teacher’s teaching styles. It is important for teachers to know their learners’ preferred learning styles because this knowledge will help teachers to plan their lessons to match or adapt their teaching and to provide the most appropriate and meaningful activities or tasks to suit a particular learner group at different stages.


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