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Language teaching and learning styles within and across cultures

Hong Kong Education Dept Institute of Language in Education

Language teaching and learning styles within and across cultures

by Hong Kong Education Dept Institute of Language in Education

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Published by Inst. of Language in Education, Hong Kong Educ. Dept in Hong Kong .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Verner Bickley.
ContributionsBickley, Verner.
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 671p.
Number of Pages671
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19741716M

Cultural diversity in the classroom is on the rise. In , U.S. public schools hit a minority majority milestone with Latino, African-American, and Asian students having surpassed the number of white students. In , the U.S. Census predicts that over half of the nation’s population will be. Folks: The posting below looks at some of the role cultural context plays in developing and using various teaching and learning styles. It is from Chapter 7, Teaching, Testing, and Measuring Intelligence, Uncovering the Evidence That Cultureal Context is Important, in Beyond Affirmative Action Reframing the Context of Higher Education, by Robert A. Ibarra.

The Three Different Types of Learning Styles. Just as a child develops his personality and style, so does he develop a learning style. A learning style refers to the means in which a child acquires information best. There are three main different types of learning styles, that is, three types of learners.   Two other sources of inspiration are Yvonne Pratt-Johnson's article Communicating Cross-Culturally: What Teachers Should Know and this book excerpt from ASCD's Diverse Teaching Strategies for Diverse addition to these articles, here are a few other resources that will help educators develop inclusive learning environments and approach race, gender equality, empathy, .

A good starting point for an investigation into learning styles can be found in chapter 5 of Principles of Language Learning and Teaching by H. Brown () New Jersey Prentice Hall. A comparison of the learning styles of different nationalities is in The learning style preferences of ESL students by J. Reid () TESOL Quarterly   This second edition of Teaching and Researching Language and Culture captures some of the major theoretical and empirical developments in the field of applied linguistics arising from these changes. Presented in four sections, the book provides: a clear exposition of the socio-cultural perspective of language, culture and learning;Reviews: 5.


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Language teaching and learning styles within and across cultures by Hong Kong Education Dept Institute of Language in Education Download PDF EPUB FB2

And communication within and across cultural groups. Cultural learning is a dynamic, developmental and ongoing process for students and teachers. Cultural diversity in the student population has a significant impact on teaching and learning.

The results of this study are expected to be used to improve lecture planning and learning performance which is in line with Oxford's statement that learning styles and language learning.

Among other variables, differences of learning styles may be influenced by language, culture, educational department and gender.

The purpose of this study was to examine the learning styles of Arabic, Turkish and Cypriot university students studying in the Near East University, enrolled in the Engineering and Educational Sciences by: learning habits and teaching styles are transferred, subsequently, to other classrooms.

The exam culture in mainland China and Hong Kong is also said to influence learning styles. In China, from the 13th century onwards, success in public exams could lead. By: Kettani Yosra Culture in second language teaching and learning has always been a debatable issue in the field of applied linguistics.

In the history of teaching culture, different approaches can be noticed. These approaches are divided into two: “the mono-cultural approach” which focuses on the culture whose language is studied, and “the comparative approach” which is built upon.

Within multi-cultural educational institutions, possible clashes between learning and teaching styles can only be dealt with through processes of awareness raising, mediation and : Luciano Mariani. From this, one can see that learning a new language involves the learning of a new culture (Allwright & Bailey ).

Consequently, teachers of a language are also teachers of culture (Byram ). The implications of language being completely entwined in culture, in regards for language teaching and language policy are far reaching.

language teaching and learning, parents can support their children in analysing cultural and linguistic similarities and differences within and across languages and cultures. P arents and community. English language learning and teaching involves more factors than cognitive functioning or phonetic development.

Cultural influence of both the native and target cultures impact learning styles. Keywords: Culture, cultural variations, learning, learning styles. INTRODUCTION. Although culture has been defined differently, there is a universal definition of culture.

Culture can be conceptualized as “shared motives, values, beliefs, identities, and interpretations or meanings of significant events that result from common experiences of.

When strengths are tested and learning style inferred from the results of these instruments, a great deal of variety exists within like-cultural groups. Thus, the information obtained from formal assessments of learning styles of specific cultural groups has been based on different ways of assessing and describing style.

Strategies for Teaching Culturally Diverse Students There are many school factors that affect the success of culturally diverse students the school's atmosphere and overall attitudes toward diversity, involvement of the community, and culturally responsive curriculum, to name a few. Of all of these factors, the personal and academic relationships between teachers and their students may be.

Purpose: This paper seeks to present research findings on the relationship between culture and learning styles, as defined by Honey and Mumford in a Higher Education setting. Design/methodology/approach: The research was conducted with first semester students studying in an International Institute of Higher Education.

A questionnaire administered to students (n=) of. Instructional materials are critical for successful teaching in any classroom, especially in diverse and inclusive classrooms where students' skill levels, learning styles, and interests are more varied.

There are many exciting options that can help teachers meet the instructional challenges they face. communication within and across cultural groups. Cultural learning is a dynamic, developmental and ongoing process for students and teachers.

Cultural diversity in the student population has a significant impact on teaching and learning. If using the computer, have the student experiment with different font sizes and styles to enhance readability.

Auditory: Someone with an Auditory learning style has a preference for the transfer of information through listening: to the spoken word, of self or others, of sounds and noises. The paperback edition identifies the many facets of culture that influence second language learners and teachers.

It addresses the impact of culture on learning to interact, speak, construct meaning, and write in a second language, while staying within the sociocultural pa This book identifies the many facets of culture that influence second 4/5(15).

Learning Within the Context of Culture "The increasing diversity in our schools, the ongoing demographic changes across the nation and the movement towards globalization dictate that we develop a more in-depth understanding of culture if we want to.

Linguistics across Cultures: The Impact of Culture on Second Language Learning 5 culture have a kind of deep and symbolic rela-tionship. Language stands for the whole cul-ture because language represents culture in the minds of its speakers.

Conversely, culture also symbolizes language and is. A learning styles chart can be very helpful in understanding the different learning styles or types of intelligences of students.

When you know the right way to teach your students, they are sure to excel because they are better able to grasp the curriculum when taught to their style. Learn more here and find a downloadable learning styles chart. While incorporating such a variety of techniques into curriculum and teaching can be difficult, the reward of reaching every student is well-worth the effort.

This post is part of the series: Teaching to different learning styles. These articles are useful for teaching learning styles to K educators.They represent different cultures, different learning styles and different levels of English language knowledge.

Attending to these differences involves utilizing some differentiation strategies. This allows ELLs to work as a member of a group, and to have the choice to display their learning in a visual or physical mode, if they are not yet.Teaching Culture in the EFL/ESL classroom Abstract This article is intended to discuss prominent issues in teaching culture to second and foreign language students.

The concepts of language and culture will be defined, respectively. Next, the characteristics and components of culture will be presented. In addition, commonly used terms in.