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LEARNING PERSPECTIVES 1. Read about some popular college majors and answer the questions.

a. Which of these majors would be good for people who like to work with others? For artistic types? For people who like to be outside? For problem solvers? Which ones sound the most interesting to you? Why? 2. Take the survey. Be sure to fill in the blanks if any of your answers are C.

3. Practice the following structures.


4. Listen to three people talk about the part-time courses. What course did each person take?

5. Practice the following structures.

6. Discuss how you would learn to do the things in the chart. Then listen to Todd and Lucy describe How they developed these skills. How did they learn? WAYS OF LEARNING

7. Talk about the best way to learn each of these activities. Then agree on the most effective method.


8. How do we learn each of these things? Check (X) your opinions. Then think of three other things we learn from our parents, from school, and from our own. PERSONAL QUALITIES

9. How can you develop each personal quality? Use your own ideas. Example:


10. Say how you can learn the activities from the box and how you can develop each quality.

11. Think of a skill, hobby, or craft you have learned. Read the these questions and make notes. Then use your notes to write a short speech.

12. Read the following test about learning styles. Answer the previous questions, read the text and then match the words with the corresponding meaning.


13. Answer the questions about the text a. Which learning styles work best for you? b. Do you feel strongly identified with any learning style? c. Based on your strong learning style what is the best major, class or activity for you? SOURCE: Interchange 3; 3rd edition, pgs 50-55. Jack.C Richards, Cambridge University Press, 2005.


Learning perspectives