Multiple intelligences and language learning strategies: Investigating possible relations

Ramin Akbari, Kobra Hosseini
2008 System (Linköping)  
The present study was conducted to investigate the existence of any possible relationship between the use of language learning strategies and multiple intelligences' scores of foreign language learners of English. Ninety subjects participated in the study. To measure the participants' multiple intelligence scores, MIDAS, a commercially designed instrument, was used. Learners' strategy use was checked through SILL, Strategy use Inventory for Language Learning. The correlational analysis of the
more » ... sults indicated significant relations between the use of language learning strategies and IQ scores of the learners. Musical intelligence, however, did not correlate with any aspect of strategy use, and kinesthetic intelligence correlated only with memory learning strategies.
doi:10.1016/j.system.2007.09.008 fatcat:ont2rcls55eprk74n5rtpp5egm