Essentials of Teaching Academic Vocabulary

ISBN-10: 0618230149

ISBN-13: 9780618230143

Edition: 2006

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Essentials of Teaching Academic Vocabulary provides theoretical and practical information for instructors teaching vocabulary skills. Written by a scholar-teacher, this brief, well-organized book provides instructors with highly focused help in developing their own knowledge and teaching skills. The text helps instructors design academic programs, teach academic oral communication, develop syllabi, and establish grading-policies. As part of the 20-book Houghton Mifflin English for Academic Success series, this text is available for purchase by individual teachers or programs to use in conjunction with College Vocabulary 1–4.
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List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: CENGAGE Learning
Publication date: 7/13/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 176
Size: 6.00" wide x 6.75" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Introduction: General and Academic Vocabulary
Essentials Before You Start Teaching Vocabulary
Analyzing Your Students&#039 Vocabulary
Principles of Learning Vocabulary
Acquiring New Items of Vocabulary
Teaching Academic Vocabulary
Strategies for Learning Vocabulary
Direct Learning Strategies
Indirect Learning Strategies
Teaching the Core Meaning of Words, Using Dictionaries and Adapting Vocabulary Notebooks
Developing Vocabulary Through Skills-Based Classroom Work
Reading and Academic Vocabulary
Academic Vocabulary in Reading Activities
Listening and Academic Vocabulary
Academic Vocabulary in Listening Activities
Speaking and Academic Vocabulary
Academic Vocabulary in Speaking Activities
Writing and Academic Vocabulary
Academic Vocabulary in Writing Activities
Testing Academic Vocabulary
Understanding Approaches to Testing Vocabulary
Practical Techniques for Testing Academic Vocabulary
Sublists of the Academic Word List
A Vocabulary Level Test: Version 2
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