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Books: Language Acquisition: Bogaards et al

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  1. paul, Vocabulary in a Second Language: Bogaards, Laufer (Eds)

Message 1: Vocabulary in a Second Language: Bogaards, Laufer (Eds)

Date: Thu, 5 Aug 2004 14:00:46 -0400 (EDT)
From: paul <>
Subject: Vocabulary in a Second Language: Bogaards, Laufer (Eds)

Title: Vocabulary in a Second Language
Subtitle: Selection, acquisition, and testing
Series Title: Language Learning & Language Teaching 10

Publication Year: 2004
Publisher:	John Benjamins

Book URL:

Editor: Paul Bogaards, Leiden University
Editor: Batia Laufer, University of Haifa

Paperback: ISBN: 9027217106, Pages: xiv, 234 pp., Price: EURO 36.00


The eleven chapters of Vocabulary in a Second Language are written by
the world's leading researchers in the field of vocabulary studies in
second language acquisition. Each chapter presents experimental
research leading to new conclusions about and insights into the
selection, the learning and teaching, or the testing of vocabulary
knowledge in foreign languages. This book is intended as an up-to-date
overview of the important domain of the lexicon for researchers in the
field of second language acquisition, teacher trainers and
professional teachers of second or foreign languages.

Table of contents

Paul Bogaards and Batia Laufer vii--xiv 
1. A study of the most frequent word families in the British National
Paul Nation 3--13 
2. Is there room for an academic word list in French?
Tom Cobb and Marlise Horst 15--38 
3. Vocabulary coverage according to spoken discourse context
Svenja Adolphs and Norbert Schmitt 39--49 
4. Etymological elaboration as a strategy for learning idioms
Frank Boers, Murielle Demecheleer and June Eyckmans 53--78 
5. Receptive, productive, and receptive + productive L2 vocabulary
	learning: what difference does it make?
Jan-Arjen Mondria and Boukje Wiersma 79--100 
6. Semantic transfer and development in adult L2 vocabulary
Nan Jiang 101--126 
7. Individual differences in the use of colloquial vocabulary: The
	effects of sociobiographical and psychological factors
Jean-Marc Dewaele 127--153 
8. Second language lexical inferencing: preferences, perceptions, and
David D. Qian 155--169 
9. The Relation between lexical richness and vocabulary size in Dutch
	L1 and L2 children
Anne Vermeer 173--189 
10. The construction and validation of a deep word knowledge test for
	advanced learners of French
Tine Greidanus, Paul Bogaards, Elisabeth van der Linden, Lydius
	Nienhuis and Tom de Wolf 191--208
11. Plumbing the depths: How should the construct of vocabulary
	knowledge be defined?

John Read 209--227 
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