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Vocabulary Instruction for Academic SuccessISBN: 9781425802660
Based on current research, this user-friendly resource provides vocabulary development strategies that are grouped together according to purpose. Key features of the book include an explanation on how learners acquire and develop their vocabularies, the academic necessity of a wide vocabulary, and the best approaches to help learners build their vocabularies. Practical ideas, tips, and easy-to-implement strategies for vocabulary instruction include how to foster wide reading to build vocabulary; creating a word-friendly environment; selecting specific words to be taught; and the use of literature to teach specific words.