Teaching Vocabulary

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Contents INTRODUCTION 3 Chapter One 5 Methods of Teaching Foreign Language 5 Chapter Two 8 Teaching Vocabulary 8 Textbook analysis……………………………………………………………………………………………………………….....................20 CONCLUSION ...22 INTRODUCTION It seems almost impossible to overstate the power of words; they literally have changed and will continue to change the course of world history. Perhaps the greatest tools we can give students for succeeding, not only in their education but more generally in life, is a large, rich vocabulary and the skills for using those words. Our ability to function in today’s complex social and economic world is mightily affected by our language skills and word…show more content…
Another way is to derive a word meaning with the help of 4 steps. And the last but not least way of learning vocabulary is through a word play. This is the most efficient and from the students’ point of view most enjoyable way. Vocabulary learning should be closely connected with dictionaries. We will give examples how students can use them. In the vocabulary learning process the role of remembering is also important. Here we will define short-term store, working memory and long-term memory. To sum up this chapter we will discuss some factors in the language system, which make some words difficult to learn. In this chapter we will make the textbook analysis of the 5th grade, finding all the exercises based on vocabulary and trying to find the strong and weak points of this book. Chapter One “Methods of Teaching Foreign Language” While referring to our main topic Teaching Vocabulary, it is worth mentioning the main methods of the past century in the field of teaching foreign languages. By saying method we mean the set of procedures which teachers follow in the classroom to achieve linguistic objectives. Primarily they are concerned with teacher and student roles and behaviors and secondarily with linguistic and subject matter objectives and materials. Methods of foreign language teaching are closely related to sciences such as psychology,
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