Vocabulary in a Second Language

Selection, acquisition, and testing

| Leiden University
| University of Haifa
ISBN 9789027217097 (Eur) | EUR 105.00
ISBN 9781588115409 (USA) | USD 158.00
ISBN 9789027217103 (Eur) | EUR 36.00
ISBN 9781588115416 (USA) | USD 54.00
ISBN 9789027295316 | EUR 105.00/36.00*
| USD 158.00/54.00*
The eleven chapters of Vocabulary in a Second Language are written by the world’s leading researchers in the field of vocabulary studies in second language acquisition. Each chapter presents experimental research leading to new conclusions about and insights into the selection, the learning and teaching, or the testing of vocabulary knowledge in foreign languages. This book is intended as an up-to-date overview of the important domain of the lexicon for researchers in the field of second language acquisition, teacher trainers and professional teachers of second or foreign languages.
[Language Learning & Language Teaching, 10]  2004.  xiv, 234 pp.
Publishing status: Available
Table of Contents
Paul Bogaards and Batia Laufer
1. A study of the most frequent word families in the British National Corpus
I.S.P. Nation
2. Is there room for an academic word list in French?
Tom Cobb and Marlise Horst
3. Vocabulary coverage according to spoken discourse context
Svenja Adolphs and Norbert Schmitt
4. Etymological elaboration as a strategy for learning idioms
Frank Boers, Murielle Demecheleer and June Eyckmans
5. Receptive, productive, and receptive + productive L2 vocabulary learning: what difference does it make?
Jan-Arjen Mondria and Boukje Wiersma
6. Semantic transfer and development in adult L2 vocabulary acquisition
Nan Jiang
7. Individual differences in the use of colloquial vocabulary: The effects of sociobiographical and psychological factors
Jean-Marc Dewaele
8. Second language lexical inferencing: preferences, perceptions, and practices
David D. Qian
9. The Relation between lexical richness and vocabulary size in Dutch L1 and L2 children
Anne Vermeer
10. The construction and validation of a deep word knowledge test for advanced learners of French
Tine Greidanus, Paul Bogaards, Elisabeth van der Linden, Lydius Nienhuis and Tom de Wolf
11. Plumbing the depths: How should the construct of vocabulary knowledge be defined?
John Read
List of Contributors
“This volume contains a rich coverage of carefully selected and illustrated research and insightful pedagogical implications for L2 and foreign language teaching. What is more, the editors present and connect the various running themes with an invaluable index, one that vocabulary researchers are sure to appreciate!”
“This is a principled, well-edited selection resulting in a broad survey of ongoing vocabulary research, with contributions by several well-known names in the field. The editors' introduction, too, provides more than a survey of the papers, and attempts to pinpoint a number of interesting questions for the research agenda.”
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