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ERIC Number: EJ1078994
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Mar
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 9
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ISSN: ISSN-1916-4742
Transformation of Words into Vocabulary
Parveen, H. Naseema; Rajan, Premalatha
English Language Teaching, v5 n3 p171-177 Mar 2012
This article explores the significance of a word and the changes it undergoes in its form when it is placed in the hierarchy of grammatical constituents thereby forming a new word termed as vocabulary. This change or transformation is the result of affixations. Transformation becomes essential as the words learnt cannot be used as such in a context. One should have a clear understanding and the knowledge of the words before using them in a context; otherwise it would lead to a syntactic error. This article also includes a few tasks that would enable the students to actively participate in developing their vocabulary that would automatically boost up their confidence level and enhance their communicative competence.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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