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How to Teach Vocabulary (How to Teach...)
The How to!series offers practical teaching ideas within a clear, theoretical framework. Each title includes a photocopiable 'Task File' of training and reflection activities to reinforce the theories and practical ideas presented.
Paperback, 185 pages
Published March 26th 2002 by Addison Wesley Publishing Company
(first published January 1st 2002)
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Dec 24, 2012 Csaba Berger rated it 5 of 5 stars
Amazing and helpful description of how vocabulary can be taught in language classes. I would actually emphasise the importance of all the exemplary material provided by the author as they were the real representantion of what was described throughout the pages. All the chapters are leading to more complex topics related to vocabulary teaching, culminating in the ultimate chapter where testing and revision are mentioned as the most important component of teaching vocabulary properly. The book and...more
My name is Scott Thornbury. I'm a teacher and teacher educator, with over 30 years' experience in English language teaching, and an MA from the University of Reading. I am currently Associate Professor of English Language Studies at the New School in New York, where I teach on an on-line MA TESOL program. My previous experience includes teaching and teacher training in Egypt, UK, Spain (where I li...moreMore about Scott Thornbury...