Extending vocabulary the fun way / Ho Chui Chui

Ho, Chui Chui (2003) Extending vocabulary the fun way / Ho Chui Chui. Wahana Akademik, 2 (1). pp. 99-104. ISSN 1675-2414

Abstract

Reading and listening are good ways to acquire a strong vocabulary. However, language teachers can and should play an important role in helping learners to increase their vocabulary store. Unfortunately, not enough emphasis is placed on vocabulary teaching in the language classroom nowadays. Many English language practitioners seem to stress the importance of grammatical knowledge and view the acquisition of vocabulary as incidental. The author feels that the teaching and learning of both structure and lexis are equally important to achieve communicative efficiency. She shares some of her ideas on the use of language activities to build learners' word power in fun and meaningful ways.

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Item Type: Article
Creators:
CreatorsEmail / ID. Num
Ho, Chui Chuichuichui@kedah.uitm.edu.my
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PE English language > Study and teaching
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Kedah
Journal or Publication Title: Wahana Akademik
ISSN: 1675-2414
Volume: 2
Number: 1
Page Range: pp. 99-104
Item ID: 11853
Uncontrolled Keywords: Dictionary Use, Group Work, Language Activities, Vocabulary In Context
URI: http://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/11853

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