International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Implications of Multiple Intelligences Theory in ELT Field
Dr. Salem Saleh Khalaf Ibnian, Ala’ Daifallah Hadban

This study aimed at investigating implications the Multiple Intelligences (MI) theory in English Language Teaching (ELT) field. The study attempted to answer the following questions:
1- What are the main features of the multi-intelligence theory?
2- What are the implications of the multi-intelligence theory in English Language Teaching (ELT) field?
Results of the study showed that in EFL class, it is possible to motivate learners by making use of the nine different types of intelligence described by Gardner (1983, 1999) as well as by activating multiple ways of meaning-making through the use of tasks relating to the different intelligences.

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