Batia Laufer, I. S.P. Nation

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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.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Routledge Handbook of Second Language Acquisition
PublisherTaylor and Francis
Number of pages16
ISBN (Electronic)9781136666896
ISBN (Print)9780415479936
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2013

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Publisher Copyright:
© 2012 Selection and editorial matter, Susan M. Gass and Alison Mackey; individual chapters, the contributors.

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Arts and Humanities
  • General Social Sciences


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