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Title: Current Perspectives in Second Language Vocabulary Research
Edited By: David Hirsh
Series Title: Linguistic Insights - Volume 155

Reflecting growth in research interest in second language vocabulary over the
past 30 years, this edited volume explores the current themes and possible
future directions in second language vocabulary research. The collection
brings together review papers and quantitative studies, and considers
vocabulary in the contexts of teaching, learning and assessment. Key
themes explored in the volume include multidimensionality of vocabulary
knowledge, the nature of word learnability, the interface between receptive
vocabulary knowledge and productive vocabulary use, the partial-to-precise
continuum of vocabulary knowledge, conditions favouring vocabulary learning
and use, and the use of corpora to develop word lists to inform second
language teaching. The themes presented in this volume reflect current
thinking and research avenues at the interface between research enquiry and
second language teaching practice.

Contents: David Hirsh: Introduction - David Hirsh: Vocabulary Research:
Current Themes, New Directions - Hua Zhong: Multidimensional Vocabulary
Knowledge: Development from Receptive to Productive Use - Chen-Chun Lin:
The Nature of Word Learnability in L2 Contexts - Yu-Tse Lee/David Hirsh:
Quality and Quantity of Exposure in L2 Vocabulary Learning - Chen-Chun
Lin/David Hirsh: Manipulating Instructional Method: The Effect on Productive
Vocabulary Use - Warren Matsuoka: Searching for the Right Words: Creating
Word Lists to Inform EFL Learning.

Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Peter Lang AG
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Language Acquisition
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9783034311083
Pages: 180
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