Language Educators

New VIDEO: Vocabulary Coverage & Size for Comprehension

  • 1.  New VIDEO: Vocabulary Coverage & Size for Comprehension

    Posted 01-27-2018 20:24
    Which words and how many should I teach? This is a much-abridged VIDEO version of Acquisition Classroom Memo (Issue 20) on the relationship between word frequency, text coverage, vocabulary size, and comprehension. This research should inform a teacher's and a learner's word selection and goals. It clearly demonstrates the importance of vocabulary control and the inappropriateness of "ungraded texts." Subscribers received a 29-page memo on vocabulary divided up into 5 parts. If only this were common knowledge among language teachers. . .

    https://youtu.be/S_HxI9SoWNg

    Happy Acquisition!

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    Eric Herman
    eric.herman.pchn@gmail.com
    Graduate Student
    http://acquisitionclassroom.weebly.com/
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