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    Description* Looks in detail at the theory of words and at how students learn new vocabulary * Offers practical advice on how to help students build vocabulary in new and effective ways and how to test students' word knowledge * Major developments, such as language corpora and lexical approaches, are clearly explained and related to your needs as a teacher The Task File develops a teacher's skill in identifying parts of speech including lexical fields, word families, etc. to build more confidence in teaching and explaining words and their use.

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    How to Teach Vocabulary
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Scott Thornbury
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    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 192
    Width: 193 mm
    Height: 246 mm
    Thickness: 9 mm
    Weight: 342 g
    ISBN 13: 9780582429666
    ISBN 10: 0582429668

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: ELT
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    DC22: 428.1
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    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    BIC subject category V2: ELX
    DC21: 428.24071
    Ingram Subject Code: LF
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    B&T General Subject: 340
    Abridged Dewey: 371
    BISAC V2.8: EDU029000, FOR007000
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    Pearson Education Limited
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    Publication date
    26 March 2002
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    Author Information
    Scott Thornbury is from New Zealand originally but he started his teaching career in the UK in 1975. Since then he has lived and worked in both Egypt and Spain, teaching, training teachers, and writing materials. In 1991 Scott did an MA in TEFL at the University of Reading. He has written a number of books about language teaching (including How to Teach Grammar and How to Teach Vocabulary), as well as lots of articles for journals and magazines (such as Modern English Teacher and English Teaching Professional). Scott has also given conference presentations at conferences in six different continents. At present Scott lives in Barcelona.
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    Finally...an introduction to teaching vocabulary that s both accessible and content-rich. Here you ll find details on the characteristics of words, how they are learned and memorized, and the best ways to teach them. Complex issues are presented in the context of the real-life challenges of today s classrooms. "