Synopses & Reviews
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.
- 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.