What Language Learning Type Are You?
There are as many different ways of learning a language as there are language learners. However, it is possible to identify four main types. The purpose of this questionnaire is to help you identify which type you are most like and also to help you think about other ways of learning you might want to try.
1. Are you someone who
a) wants to know grammar rules?
b) doesn't worry about grammar?
2. When you are reading, do you usually
a) look up the exact meaning of new words?
b) work out roughly what a new word means?
3. When you are speaking, do you
a) use phrases you've learnt by heart?
b) try out new ways of saying things?
4. For you a word usually has
a) one clear meaning.
b) different meanings in different situations.
5. Are you more interested in
a) business English?
b) literature?
6. Are you more interested in
a) passing examinations?
b) being able to say what you want?
7. Do you listen more to
a) someone's exact words?
b) the sound of their voice?
If you chose more (a)s than (b)s, do the A questions. If you chose more (b)s than (a)s, do the Bs questions.
1. Do you choose the answers to questions
a) rather carefully?
b) without thinking a lot?
2. Do you
a) always finish homework on time?
b) sometimes finish homework late?
3. Do you feel better when you
a) finish a piece of work?
b) still have time to finish it?
4. Which is more important when studying
a) being organized?
b) being able to change
5. Are you more comfortable with activities which are
a) clearly limited?
b) open-ended?
6. When working with other learners, do you
a) plan carefully before you start?
b) decide what to do as you go along?
7. Do you like it more when 
a) the whole class does the same activity?
b) you work in small groups?
If you chose more (a)s than (b)s, read "The worker"
If you chose more (b)s than (a)s, read "The player"
1. A mistake is when
a) you break the rules.
b) people don't understand you.
2. Do you judge users of English by
a) how accurate they are?
b) how well they express themselves?
3. When you listen, it is important to understand
a) every word?
b) what the speaker means?
4. When you are speaking, do you
a) try and remember the rules?
b) say what you feel?
5. Other people's mistakes
a) should be corrected.
b) are not important.
6. Which is more important,
a) describing facts?
b) expressing feelings?
7. The good language learner is someone who
a) never makes mistakes.
b) doesn't worry about making mistakes.
If you chose more (a)s than (b)s, read "The thinker"
If you chose more (b)s than (a)s, read "The feeler"
The worker
The worker is someone who: likes organization and planning, enjoys doing exercises and drills, would like to work with the teacher all the time, has good study habits, is punctual and is good at homework, is comfortable with facts and routine, likes doing tests and being corrected, prefers writing to discussion or drama, dislikes doing project work, dislikes playing games or working in small groups.
The player
The player is someone who: likes being with people and enjoys variety and change, prefers listening and speaking to reading and writing, prefers playing games and working in groups to writing exercises, prefers competition and excitement to practice and homework, prefers trying lots of different activities to doing long projects, enjoys participating and performing, hates doing the same thing lesson after lesson, would like to do different things all the time.
The thinker
The thinker is someone who: wants to know why and is always looking for rules and principle, works independently and learns from individual study, enjoys listening to lectures and doing projects and longer written works, is very hard-working and always wants to get things right, prefers reading to taking part in discussion or group activities, likes getting feedback from the teacher, sometimes does not complete work and is often dissatisfied with it as it may not be perfect, would like to know everything there is to know.
The feeler
The feeler is someone who: is good at and enjoys learning languages, loves interacting and group and pair work, is interested in talking about emotions and personal topics, enjoys being with people and learns through cooperation, prefers taking part in discussions to studying rules and doing exercises, likes reading, roleplay and drama, is very sensitive to criticism and needs individual feedback, prefers speaking to writing.
(From "Activate Your English")

3 коментарі:

  1. I am the feeler. I agree with it, because I really enjoys learning languages! I like talking about emotions and personal topics.

    1. Oh, Anna, me too!No doubt, i always pay more attention to expressing feelings and prefer taking part in discussions to studying rules and doing exercises:)Very interesting test!
      P.S. Dasha Novohradska:):):)

    2. Girls, the most important thing is that you enjoy learning languages!!! We know what activities you are good at and what should be developed.