Essay On Kinaesthetic Learning

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You might have noticed that several people can interpret the same event in different ways and can take different actions as an aftermath. This shows that people can respond differently to the same stimuli, which proves that people have different learning styles. The three main learning styles are visual, auditory and kinaesthetic. Visual learners learn best by means of visual images like charts, graphs, pictures and even through non-verbal clues of the teacher. Auditory learners learn through listening to lectures and reading. Kinaesthetic learners learn by doing. They prefer hands-on approach to things and learn through trial and error. Out of these three styles of learning, kinaesthetic learning has not received much attention in language classrooms in the recent past. At the college level, lecture based classrooms mostly favours visual and verbal learners. No fruitful attention has been given to the learners who learn by doing. No attempts have been made to count the beneficial relations between language teaching and dramatic techniques. So, the aim of this paper is to count the benefits of using dramatic techniques, based on the theories of kinaesthetic learning, as a teaching strategy in ESL classroom. The paper will then offer some kinaesthetic learning activities and will give some pedagogical suggestion for the designing and implementation of such activities.…show more content…
It may be called as a type of "active learning", which involves hands and body movements to stimulate learning. Kinaesthetic learners prefer hand-on-approach so they believe in a type of learning which involves physical actions. They understand information best while moving and doing involving themselves in project work, role-play and real-life activities. Thus, we can say that kinaesthetic learning is a learning through moving, touching and

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