International Academic Journal of Social Sciences

  • ISSN 2454-3918

The relationship between Iranian students‟ learning style and their willingness to communicate

Fatemeh Estakhr and Leila Saberi

Abstract: This study was aimed at exploring the relationship between Iranian students‟ learning style and their willingness to communicate (WTC). Thus, One-way MANOVA and Chi-square was selected in this thesis. To conduct this study, 100 Iranian students (50 male and 50 female), studying English as foreign language in two different language institutes in Shiraz, Iran, with age range of 16-19 were selected through convenient sampling. To collect the data, the participants were asked to fill willingness to communicate and learning style questionnaires. To analyze the data, mentioned method was used. Results showed that there isn‟t a significant relationship between Iranian students‟ learning style and their willingness to communicate; there is not any statistically significant difference between Iranian EFL students on their learning style in terms of their gender and the results indicated that gender significantly affected learners‟ willingness to communicate

Keywords: Learning style; Willingness to communicate; EFL.

Page: 153-159

Volume 4, Issue 1, 2017