Except for some brief times of activity, vocabulary teaching has been largely neglected and has been subordinated to other units of analysis in curriculum design, such as grammar, topics, or tasks. The noted exception to this was Michael West’s (1931) New Method Readers which used vocabulary as the main unit of progression in the course.
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