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Title Insights into non-native vocabulary teaching and learning / edited by Rubén Chacón-Beltrán, Christián Abello-Contesse and María del Mar Torreblanca-López
Published Bristol ; Buffalo : Multilingual Matters, [2010]
©2010
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Description 1 online resource (x, 230 pages) : illustrations
Series Second language acquisition
Second language acquisition (Clevedon, England)
Contents Vocabulary teaching and learning : introduction and overview / Rubén Chacón-Beltrán, Christián Abello-Contesse and M. Mar Torreblanca-López -- Form-focused instruction in second language vocabulary learning / Batia Laufer -- Key issues in teaching and learning vocabulary / Norbert Schmitt -- A dynamic perspective on L2 lexical development in academic English / Tal Caspi and Wander Lowie -- The effect of lexicalization in the native language on second language lexical inferencing : a cross-linguistic study / T. Sima Paribakht -- Aural word recognition and oral comnpetence in English as a foreign language / James Milton, Jo Wade and Nicola Hopkins -- A cascade model of lexical access to explain the phonological activation of recently practiced lexical items / Teresa López-Soto -- Concordances versus dictionaries : evaluating approaches to word learning in ESOL / Rachel Allan -- Evidence of incremental vocabulary learning in advanced L2 Spanish learners / Diana Frantzen -- Conspicuous by their absence : the infrequency of very frequent words in some English as a foreign language textbooks / Jim Lawley -- The treatment of lexical aspects in commercials textbooks for L2 teaching and learning / María Dolores López-Jiménez -- A second-generation CALL vocabulary-learning program ADELEX : in search of a psychopedagogic model / Carmen Pérez Basanta -- Word associations as a vocabulary teaching strategy in an advanced L2 reading class / Zorana Vasiljevic
Summary In a field like L2 vocabulary teaching and learning where interest and research studies are burgeoning, this book offers a useful collection of papers that contains new ways of investigating vocabulary development, techniques for vocabulary teaching such as the Focus on Form hypothesis, word associations, and the use of concordance data. In addition, it tackles recent areas of analysis such as the treatment of vocabulary in teaching materials-an area of almost complete neglect in the literature. The book is divided into three parts. Part one provides the overview and deals with the development
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Language and languages -- Study and teaching.
Second language acquisition.
Vocabulary -- Study and teaching.
Form Electronic book
Author Abello-Contesse, Christián.
Chacón Beltrán, Rubén.
Torreblanca-López, María del Mar.
ISBN 1847692907 (electronic bk.)
9781847692900 (electronic bk.)