Working with Words: A Guide to Teaching and Learning Vocabulary

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Cambridge University Press, May 15, 1986 - Foreign Language Study - 200 pages
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This is a practical guide for teachers on how to select, organise and teach vocabulary to all levels of students. It discusses the linguistic and psychological theories relevant to vocabulary learning, describes with clear examples traditional and current methods of presentation and practice, and suggests ways of assessing and supplementing the vocabulary component of coursebooks. Working with Words is an ideal resource for practising teachers and teachers in training.
  

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Contents

Words and their meanings
13
Words and their forms
44
PARTB PRINCIPLES IN LEARNING AND TEACHING VOCABULARY
54
How the learner discovers meaning
73
Memory and written storage
86
PARTC CLASSROOM ACTIVITIES
101
Using authentic reading texts
115
Teacher designed contexts and the use of
125
Speaking activities
144
Games questionnaires and problem solving
163
PARTD VOCABULARY IN COURSE BOOKS
171
Key
185
Index
198
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