Learning Vocabulary in Another Language / Edition 2

Learning Vocabulary in Another Language / Edition 2

by I. S. P. Nation
     
 

ISBN-10: 1107623022

ISBN-13: 9781107623026

Pub. Date: 10/31/2013

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

An updated edition of the key reference work in the area of second and foreign language vocabulary studies. This book provides a detailed survey of research and theory on the teaching and learning of vocabulary with the aim of providing pedagogical suggestions for both teachers and learners. It contains descriptions of numerous vocabulary learning strategies which

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An updated edition of the key reference work in the area of second and foreign language vocabulary studies. This book provides a detailed survey of research and theory on the teaching and learning of vocabulary with the aim of providing pedagogical suggestions for both teachers and learners. It contains descriptions of numerous vocabulary learning strategies which are justified and supported by reference to experimental research, case studies, and teaching experience. It also describes what vocabulary learners need to know to be effective language users. This title shows that by taking a systematic approach to vocabulary learning, teachers can make the best use of class time and help learners get the best return for their learning effort.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781107623026
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/31/2013
Series:
Cambridge Applied Linguistics Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
640
Sales rank:
957,336
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Series editors' preface
Acknowledgements
Introduction1
1The goals of vocabulary learning6
2Knowing a word23
3Teaching and explaining vocabulary60
4Vocabulary and listening and speaking114
5Vocabulary and reading and writing144
6Specialised uses of vocabulary187
7Vocabulary learning strategies and guessing from context217
8Word study strategies263
9Chunking and collocation317
10Testing vocabulary knowledge and use344
11Designing the vocabulary component of a language course380
App. 1Headwords of the Academic Word List407
App. 21,000 word level tests412
App. 3A Vocabulary Levels Test: Test B416
App. 4Productive Levels Test: Version C425
App. 5Vocabulary Levels Dictation Test429
App. 6Function words430
References432
Subject index464
Author index470

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