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Teaching and Learning Vocabulary: Bringing Research to Practice
Although proficiency in vocabulary has long been recognized as basic to reading proficiency, there has been a paucity of research on vocabulary teaching and learning over the last two decades. Recognizing this, the U.S. Department of Education recently sponsored a Focus on Vocabulary conference that attracted the best-known and most active researchers in the vocabulary fie ...more
Paperback, 269 pages
Published June 9th 2005 by Lawrence Erlbaum Associates
(first published March 2005)
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This is my first time to read about L1 vocabulary research and pedagogy. It's a well-chosen collection of chapters on vocabulary learning, vocabulary instruction, and choosing what vocabulary to focus on. For a book with an L1 focus, there's a lot of EFL research cited here.