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Author Gairns, Ruth.

Title Working with words : a guide to teaching and learning vocabulary / Ruth Gairns and Stuart Redman
Published Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1986


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Description viii, 200 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series Cambridge handbooks for language teachers
Cambridge handbooks for language teachers.
Contents Machine derived contents note: Acknowledgements -- Preface -- Part I. Words: Their Meanings and Forms: 1. Language awareness activities -- 2. Words and their meanings -- 3. Words and their forms -- Part II. Principles in Learning and Teaching Vocabulary: 4. Decisions about content -- 5. How the learner discovers meaning -- 6. Memory and written storage -- Part III. Classroom Activities: 7. Using visual aids -- 8. Using authentic reading texts -- 9. Teacher designed contexts and the use of the dictionary -- 10. Speaking activities -- 11. Games, questionnaires and problem solving -- Part IV. Vocabulary in Course Books: 12. Vocabulary in course books -- Key -- Bibliography -- Index
Analysis Educational institutions Non-English speaking students Curriculum subjects: English language Vocabulary Teaching
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 196-198
Subject English language -- Semantics.
English language -- Study and teaching -- Foreign speakers.
Teachers -- Language.
Teaching -- Terminology.
Teachers -- Training of -- Language.
Vocabulary -- Study and teaching.
Author Redman, Stuart.
LC no. 85030871
ISBN 0521268893
0521317096 (paperback)
Other Titles A Guide to teaching and learning vocabulary