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Gardner's Theory of Multiple Intelligences


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Linguistic-Verbal Intelligence

Strengths: Words, Language and Writing

People who are strong in linguistic-verbal intelligence are able to use words well, both when writing and speaking. These individuals are typically very good at writing stories, memorizing information and reading.

Characteristics of Linguistic-Verbal Intelligence

  • Good at remembering written and spoken information
  • Enjoys reading and writing
  • Good at debating or giving persuasive speeches
  • Able to explain things well
  • Often uses humor when telling stories

Potential Career Choices

  • Writer / Journalist
  • Lawyer
  • Teacher

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