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1999. How Languages Are Learned. Rev. ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press. McLaughlin, Barry. 1990. ” Applied Linguistics 11: 113–28. Met, Myriam. 1998. ” In J. K. Phillips and R. M. , Foreign Language Standards: Linking Research, Theories, and Practices. Lincolnwood, IL: National Textbook, 137–64. 22 Part I Setting the Scene National Standards in Foreign Language Education Project. 1996. Standards for Foreign Language Learning in the Twenty-first Century. Yonkers, NY: National Standards in Foreign Language Education Project.

The Gregorc Style Indicator) continue to measure and refine this connection between personality and learning. The fact that personality plays such a crucial role in students’ ability and inclination to learn is of clear importance in education. Consider the case of two students in a recent introductory Latin class. 2 Despite his reticence, he enjoyed group work and would often work more quickly and effectively in joint projects than on his own. , repeatedly misforming the imperfect tense). Sometimes he turned his assignments in late because he was unwilling or unable to rush to complete them.

Tactile style Different students respond better to visual/written, oral/aural, or material/tactile information. Tolerant vs. intolerant of ambiguity Some students are comfortable looking for meaning in material they do not fully understand; others are put off by ambiguity and prefer material they can fully control. Responses to anxiety Some students respond well to the anxiety of classroom situations (such as drills); others experience their anxiety as inhibiting. Internal vs. external measures of success Some students are more oriented toward simply getting the grade; others are more focused on their relationship to the topic studied.

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