Vocabulary Myths (häftad)
Format
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
200
Utgivningsdatum
2004-03-01
Förlag
The University of Michigan Press
Dimensioner
230 x 154 x 28 mm
Vikt
340 g
Antal komponenter
1
ISBN
9780472030293
Vocabulary Myths (häftad)

Vocabulary Myths

Applying Second Language Research to Classroom Teaching

Häftad Engelska, 2004-03-01
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In Vocabulary Myths, Keith S. Folse breaks down the teaching of second language vocabulary into eight commonly held myths. In debunking each myth, he introduces the myth with a story based on his 25 years of teaching experience (in the United States and abroad), continues with a presentation of what empirical research has shown on the topic, and finishes with a list of what teachers can do in their classrooms to facilitate true vocabulary acquisition. The goal of Vocabulary Myths is to foster a paradigm shift that correctly views vocabulary as fundamental in any second language learning process and demonstrates that research supports this goal-that in fact there is a wealth of empirical evidence to support these views. In addition, an important theme is that teachers have overestimated how much vocabulary students really understand, and as a result, the so-called "comprehensible input" is neither comprehensible nor input. The second language vocabulary acquisition myths reexamined in this book are: In learning another language, vocabulary is not as important as grammar or other areas. Using word lists to learn L2 vocabulary is unproductive. Presenting new vocabulary in semantic sets facilitates learning. The use of translations to learn new vocabulary should be discouraged. Guessing words from context is an excellent strategy for learning L2 vocabulary. The best vocabulary learners make use of one or two really specific vocabulary learning strategies. The best dictionary for L2 learners is a monolingual dictionary. Teachers, textbooks, and curricula cover L2 vocabulary adequately.
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Keith S. Folse, Ph.D., is Coordinator, TESOL Programs, University of Central Florida (Orlando). He is the author of Vocabulary Myths (University of Michigan Press, 2004) and more than 35 second language textbooks, including texts on grammar, reading, speaking, listening, and writing.