Relationship of VAK Learning Style With Mastery of Arabic Reading Skills
Keywords:relationship, VAK learning style, Arabic language, reading skills
This study aimed to identify the level of mastery of Arabic reading skills, distinguish the tendencies of VAK learning style, and analyze the correlation between students ’level of Arabic language skills with VAK learning style. This quantitative study utilized a questionnaire instrument adapted from the existing VAK questionnaire and reading skills test questions used in the data collection process. A total of 93 diploma students specializing in Arabic at KUIS, KIAS and KUIPSAS were selected as the study sample. Data were processed using SPSS version 21.0. The findings of the study showed that the level of mastery of Arabic reading skills at the intermediate level. The study also showed that all students tended towards VAK learning style, and there was no significant correlation between students ’Arabic language proficiency level with VAK learning style. It is hoped that this study can help Arabic language teachers in applying the VAK learning style approach, especially in Arabic reading skills.
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