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ERIC Number: EJ1128457
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Oct
Abstractor: As Provided
Why Is an Application of Multiple Intelligences Theory Important for Language Learning and Teaching Speaking Ability?
Boonma, Malai; Phaiboonnugulkij, Malinee
Advances in Language and Literary Studies, v5 n5 p162-168 Oct 2014
This article calls for a strong need to propose the theoretical framework of the Multiple Intelligences theory (MI) and provide a suitable answer of the doubt in part of foreign language teaching. The article addresses the application of MI theory following various sources from Howard Gardner and the authors who revised this theory for use in the field of the English speaking improvement domain. In other word, this article combines and summarizes appropriate elements for the person on how to start teaching with this theory. The article also describes sequences and implication of the theory into practice. MI theory with the description of eight intelligences characteristics is presented. Following is the parts of activities catering and the processes of teaching with MI are provided. This article ends with the reviews of the ways for assessment and examples of lesson plan integrated with MI theory.
Descriptors: Multiple Intelligences, Teaching Methods, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language), Oral Language, Learning Theories, Theory Practice Relationship, Lesson Plans
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