A Study on Cadets’ EFL Learning Styles Preferences: The Case of Sylhet Cadet College
International Journal of Language and Linguistics
Volume 3, Issue 6, November 2015, Pages: 474-480
Received: Dec. 19, 2015; Accepted: Dec. 27, 2015; Published: Jan. 8, 2016
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Md. Mahbubul Alam, Department of English, Sylhet Cadet College, Sylhet, Bangladesh
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Learners’ learning style preference is one of the vital issues in the EFL (English as a Foreign Language) arena. Different learners learn English differently. But there must be a close proximity between the teachers’preferred teaching style and the learners’ favored learning style. The present study was done on 145 senior cadets of Sylhet Cadet College. The situation of English in cadets is no doubt good. But there are still some teaching systems that must be reconsidered and therefore renovated teaching styles based on cadets’ style preference should be introduced. To conduct the survey a questionnaire was followed. The findings show that various cadets belong to various categories of learning style. A brief analysis of the findings is presented. Besides, this paper offers some suggestions for the teachers based on the findings of the survey.
Keywords
Auditory, Visual, Kinesthetic, Group, Individual, Inductive, Deductive, Communicative
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Md. Mahbubul Alam, A Study on Cadets’ EFL Learning Styles Preferences: The Case of Sylhet Cadet College, International Journal of Language and Linguistics. Vol. 3, No. 6, 2015, pp. 474-480. doi: 10.11648/j.ijll.20150306.32
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