There is no doubt that there are many ways to learn a language, but perhaps few know that knowing your mother tongue well helps you to learn other languages. Numerous scientific studies have shown that learning foreign languages also contributes to the development of intelligence and generally improves learning ability.
The Language Centre promotes not only language learning, but also autonomous learning. Thus, students take responsibility for their learning, set personal goals, choose learning strategies, monitor and evaluate their progress.
The teaching staff of the Language Centre is always available to advise and suggest the self-assessment tools available at the centre for English and German.
Not all people process and retain information in the same way.
People can learn by seeing or hearing, contemplating or acting, reasoning logically or intuitively, analyzing or forming an image mentally.
All methods are valid if they work. Evaluating the characteristics of your learning style will help you develop a more efficient approach to learning.
Do you get better results by studying grammar rules to improve your proficiency or are you more successful when listening to authentic audio-visual material? Answering this as well as other questions can play a critical role as you develop your own learning strategy.
The Index of Learning Styles is an online tool used to understand the model of the four types of learning (active / reflective, sensing / intuitive, visual / verbal, and sequential / global) developed by Richard M. Felder and Linda K. Silverman / and Barbara A. Soloman at the University of North Carolina.
You can answer the questionnaire by clicking on the link:
Index of Learning Styles Questionnaire