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Title: The Exploring Nature of Vocabulary Acquisition and Common Main Gaps in the Current Studies of Vocabulary Acquisition
Paper URL: http://www.languageinindia.com/march2012/fazelivocabularyacquisition.pdf
Author: Seyed Hossein Fazeli
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Institution: University of Mysore
Linguistic Field: Language Acquisition
Abstract: Vocabulary can be as a key factor for success, central to a language, and paramount to a language learner. In such situation, the lexicon may be the most important component for learners (Grass & Selinker, 1994), and mastering of vocabulary is an essential component of second/foreign language teaching and learning that has been repeatedly acknowledge in theoretical and empirical second/foreign language acquisition research. The intent of the current study is to set out the nature of vocabulary acquisition alongside the expressing importance of vocabulary acquisition. The importance of the present study is to explore the current studies of vocabulary in order to find out common main gaps among such studies.
Type: Individual Paper
Status: Completed
Venue: India
Publication Info: LANGUAGE IN INDIA Journal, Volume 12 : 3
URL: http://www.languageinindia.com/march2012/fazelivocabularyacquisition.pdf


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