To the problem of relationship between personality types and learning strategies in a second/foreign language learning setting

Knyshevytska, Liliya (2023) To the problem of relationship between personality types and learning strategies in a second/foreign language learning setting "Bulletin of Science and Education" (Series" Philology ", Series" Pedagogy ", Series" Sociology ", Series" Culture and Art ", Series" History and Archeology") (6(12)). pp. 15-26. ISSN 2786-6165

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Personality is an important factor that influences how we learn and what we learn. Investigation of relationship between personality factors, language teaching and learning strategies our students use is in the focus of attention of this article. The differences in personality traits of our students will inevitably present an important variable in the language classroom, since different personality types process, take in, respond to the information, and perceive the world in generally different ways. The language instructors must construct their curriculums around this crucial factor of personality differences for one important reason: though the instructor’s input could be the constant in the language training process, it is intake that will present a serious variable. This intake will be closely related to the individual personality factors of each and every one of our students.Thus, the instructors need to introduce a variety of learning strategies that will facilitate language-learning process. The paper examines three studies that are concerned with the problem of determining who ersonality wise our language students are and whether there is any correlation between personality factor and particular learning strategies that our students use in language classrooms.The results showed that the students who were going to take language classes in the future as a part of their foreign language requirement other than language majors had to be given a special approach in the classrooms. The instructors had to readjust the strategies of teaching the language, example: Judging students: orderly, planned activities, or Sensing students: facts and hand on experiences rather than abstractions or Extraverts who also require a lot of group activities and practical approaches. This study also showed that there is a correlation between personality traits of language students and their preferred learning strategies. By administering MBTI in our language classrooms, we raise awareness not only of the instructors, but also of the language students of their preferences and importance to adjust the curriculum to link with our students’ individual needs in language learning. After all, our common goal is to succeed in the process of teaching and learning the language. The implications for such findings are very important. The results show the language instructors what strategies they might want to introduce in their classrooms knowing what kinds of personalities they are going to have in classes. Thus, personality tests are extremely valuable in achieving success in education as they are positively correlated with academic success.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Personality type ESL/EFL learning; learning strategies; Myers-Briggs Personality Type Indicator (MBTI); Strategy Inventory for Language Learning (SILL). Extraversion; Introversion; Sensing; Intuition; Thinking; Feeling; Judging; Perceiving personality.
Subjects: Це архівна тематика Київського університету імені Бориса Грінченка > Статті у журналах > Фахові (входять до переліку фахових, затверджений МОН)
Divisions: Це архівні підрозділи Київського університету імені Бориса Грінченка > Факультет романо-германської філології > Кафедра лінгвістики та перекладу
Depositing User: Викладач Лілія Володимирівна Книшевицька
Date Deposited: 06 Nov 2023 09:37
Last Modified: 06 Nov 2023 09:37

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