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Vocabulary Quiz
kinesthetic • whereas • auditory
input • stored
  1. You will have some students who really like using the book, others will hate it.
  2. When teaching children, it helps to use activities.
  3. You must include activities for both and visual learners.
  4. I have all my photographs on this external disc.
  5. A visual will help get people interested.
Comprehension Quiz
Answer the following questions about the interview.
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1218 Learn Types Part 2
Julia and Todd continue talking about learner types and Todd guesses the type of learn he is.

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kinesthetic

I guess maybe I'm a kinesthetic learner.

Something 'kinesthetic' involves movement, so a kinesthetic learner learns through movement. Notice the following:

  1. This museum uses a kinesthetic approach to teaching kids about science.
  2. The class involves a lot of kinesthetics.

whereas

I learned how to do everything for web design just by moving the mouse, whereas reading from a book, I just couldn't learn it that way.

You can use 'whereas' to introduce a second topic that is opposite the first topic. Notice the following:

  1. My father is very tall, whereas my mother is short.
  2. Here is too hot, whereas where I'm from is too cold.

auditory learner

I guess I would be an oral learner or an auditory learner.

An 'auditory learner' would be a person who learns through listening. Notice the following:

  1. He is an amazing auditory listener, and he remembers everything.
  2. I have never been a very good auditory listener.

visual input

I need a visual input to remember things.

'Visual input' are things that you can see. They are visual images that your brain can process. Notice the following:

  1. It's important to write important concepts on the board to give students a visual input during class.
  2. We would like to have more visual input during the presentation to keep people interested.

stores

I need a visual input for it to go into the part of my brain where it stores.

Here, where something is 'stored' is where it is saved. Notice the following:

  1. Here is where we store all the extra cleaning supplies.
  2. Where do you store your empty suitcases?