Teaching and Learning Vocabulary
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Teaching and Learning Vocabulary

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Based on the premise that a systematic approach to vocabulary development results in better learning, this text examines the underlying principles of vocabulary acquisition, including the most effective teaching and learning techniques currently available. The author draws on a hundred years of research, experimentation, and classroom experience and provides relevant applications to the teaching of listening, speaking, reading, and writing.show more

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  • Paperback | 275 pages
  • 154 x 236 x 16mm | 557.92g
  • Cengage Learning, Inc
  • Heinle
  • Florence, KY, United States
  • English
  • 0838428630
  • 9780838428634
  • 996,194

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Based on the premise that a systematic approach to vocabulary development results in better learning, this new research-based text takes an intensive look at the underlying principles of vocabulary acquisition including the most effective teaching and learning techniques currently available. The author draws heavily on the vast research, experimentation, and classroom experience of teachers and researchers over the last 100 years and provides relevant applications to the listening, speaking, reading, and writing skill areas.show more

Table of contents

1. Introduction 2. The Goals of Vocabulary Learning and Vocabulary Size 3. What is Involved in Learning a Word 4. Communicating Meaning 5. Assessing Vocabulary Size 6. Vocabulary and Listening 7. Vocabulary and Speaking 8. Vocabulary and Reading 9. Vocabulary and Writing 10. Learner Strategies 11. Simplification of Reading Material 12. Directions in Vocabulary Studiesshow more

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1. Introduction 2. The Goals of Vocabulary Learning and Vocabulary Size 3. What is Involved in Learning a Word 4. Communicating Meaning 5. Assessing Vocabulary Size 6. Vocabulary and Listening 7. Vocabulary and Speaking 8. Vocabulary and Reading 9. Vocabulary and Writing 10. Learner Strategies 11. Simplification of Reading Material 12. Directions in Vocabulary Studiesshow more
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