Speaking/Writing (Verbal/Linguistic Intelligence): Gifts of the spoken and written word, such as poetry, comedy, motivational or public speaking, and preaching. Students highly developed in this area are good at things like reading, writing, and public speaking. They like things like poetry, humor, storytelling, debating, and creative writing.

In this video, Stanford University student, Chasity Hale, shares her story of how she developed a passion for writing during elementary school, which eventually developing into a 'Hook' in her pathway to college.