Learning Style Preferences of Iranian EFL High School Students

Reza Vaseghi, Hamed Barjesteh, Sedigheh Shakib

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The current study examined the learning style preferences of 75 Iranian students at Marefat high school in Kuala Lumpur of which, 41 are females and 34 are males. As there are very few researches in which the learning style preferences of Iranian high school students investigated, this study attempts to fulfil this gap. To this end, in order to identify the students’ preferred learning styles (Visual, Auditory, Kinesthetic, Tactile, Group, and Individual) Reid’s Perceptual Learning Style Preferences Questionnaire was used. Results indicated that the six learning style preferences considered in the questionnaire were positively preferred. Overall, kinesthetic and tactile learning were major learning styles. Auditory, group, visual, and individual were minor.

 


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Learning Style Preferences, High School Students, EFL

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7575/aiac.ijalel.v.2n.4p.83

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