The implications that such a research on visuals interpretation and cultural understanding would hold was significant. Researchers argued that it would expand the learning space of the individuals and would also give the instructors or teachers a better knowledge of their students. This is indeed the case. The three categories presented have much significance when it comes to language learning process. The universal, cultural and subcultural and finally the individual meanings will hold implications for students and instructors alike. Students can now learn how their cultural affixations would work. In a similar way the teachers of the students will also use these insights to prep curriculum for students to improve their language studies environment.
The outcome of the study seems to give three categories: the universal meaning, the cultural and subcultural meanings and the individual meanings. Now researcher’s work revolves mostly around universal meanings and the cultural/subcultural meaning. Here there is no question of the significance of knowing these two elements when it comes to improving the learner in the EFL environment. The learner will improve their learning process with a better knowledge of the cultural and social issues. However, an important question be considered here is that whether the third element of individual meaning might have a masking effect on the other two meanings. Also, can the instructor really look past individual biases is another question.
This is important as this could very well change how cultural and subcultural meanings are constructed. This question has been approached by the researchers Kiss & Weninger (2017) who seem to consider the individual level meanings to be falling within the broader domain of the other two categories. “Although individual meanings seem disconnected from broader concepts, we need to point out that they are firmly grounded in the individual’s connection to cultural and subcultural groups (Figure 2). In our data, this can be illustrated by tracing idea formation from universal to individual meanings in the topic of music. Researchers state that individual meanings would also have its roots in cultural connotations.