INTRAPERSONAL INTELLIGENCE AND MOTIVATION IN FOREIGN LANGUAGE LEARNING

Maria del Mar Palenzuela Perez, Noemi Reina Ruz

Abstract


The Multiple Intelligences Theory proposes a pluralistic view of mind which takes into account people have different cognitive potential. Thus, suggests the existence of at least eight intelligences of equal rank: the linguistic, logical-mathematical, musical, bodily-kinesthetic, spatial, intrapersonal, interpersonal and naturalist intelligence. This study proposed a programme based in the intrapersonal intelligence in order to increase the students motivation. The result have shown that a methodology which develops the intrapersonal intelligence helps the students to know himself and hence apply this knowledge to develop learning strategies based on their strong points.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.19044/esj.2014.v10n17p%25p


European Scientific Journal (ESJ)

 

ISSN: 1857 - 7881 (Print)
ISSN: 1857 - 7431 (Online)

 

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