The Relationship Between Musical Intelligence And Foreign Language Learning: The Case of Iranian Learners of English

Mohammad Bagher Shabani, Mahvash Torkeh

Abstract


This study examined the relationship between musical intelligence and foreign language learning. First, it will focus on the relationship between music and language and potential advantages of inclusion of music in teaching and learning a foreign language. Second, it will present the result of the study of Persian learners of English by the age of 15 to 18. The result of study suggests that musical intelligence significantly correlates with learning foreign language and it may facilitate learning of foreign languages.

 


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Music, language, musical intelligence, foreign language learning.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7575/aiac.ijalel.v.3n.3p.26

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