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ERIC Number: ED549551
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Dec-31
Pages: 123
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: 978-1-9311-8575-2
Input-Based Incremental Vocabulary Instruction
Barcroft, Joe
TESOL International Association
This fascinating presentation of current research undoes numerous myths about how we most effectively learn new words in a second language. In clear, reader-friendly text, the author details the successful approach of IBI vocabulary instruction, which emphasizes the presentation of target vocabulary as input early on and the incremental (gradual) build-up of different aspects of vocabulary knowledge over time. Instructors can take advantage of numerous practical classroom activities to support the IBI approach. This book serves researchers, instructors, course coordinators, program directors, and developers of instructional materials. The contents of the book include: (1) Getting Started with Five Key Questions; (2) Ten Principles of Effective Vocabulary Instruction; (3) Checklist for Designing and Implementing Vocabulary Lessons; (4) Lessons for Your Classroom, Part 1: Using Multiple Sources of Input; (5) Lessons for Your Classroom, Part II: Reading as a Primary Source of Input; (6) Designing Activities to Supplement Your Existing Materials; and (7) The Future of Vocabulary Research and Instruction. References and an Index are also included.
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Publication Type: Books; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: TESOL International Association