Vocabulary

Vocabulary

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Each book covers a key area of language teaching, followed by examples and discussion of actual classroom materials and techniques. Each book covers a key area of language teaching, followed by examples and discussion of actual classroom materials and techniques. This book offers communicative activities for teaching new words to learners of any foreign language.show more

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  • Paperback | 136 pages
  • 170 x 236 x 16mm | 140.61g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • drawings
  • 0194370917
  • 9780194370912

Table of contents

Note: A full contents list at the front of the book provides a complete list of the activities, the suggested level at which each activity can be used, the approximate time each activity will take, and the preparation/ materials needed. The summary below aims to give a general idea of the book's organization. ; The authors and series editor; Foreword; Introduction; How to use this book; SECTION A: PRE-TEXT ACTIVITIES (9 ACTIVITIES); Ways of treating vocabulary before students meet it in a reading text; SECTION B: WORKING WITH TEXTS (18 ACTIVITIES); Vocabulary exercises to be done in the course of reading; SECTION C: PICTURES AND MIME (15 ACTIVITIES); Explores the imagery of words; SECTION D: WORD SETS (18 ACTIVITIES); Looks at the ways we categorize words internally; SECTION E: PERSONAL (8 ACTIVITIES); Activities to explore personal responses to words; SECTION F: DICTIONARY EXERCISES AND WORD GAMES (16 ACTIVITIES); Suggests ways in which the dictionary (and other reference books) can be used as a creative learning aid; SECTION G: REVISION EXERCISES (17 EXERCISES); Proposes many ways in which students can usefully store words in their vocabulary books, and offers both novel and traditional ways of coping with vocabulary revisionshow more

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