Second language vocabulary assessment: current practices and new directions

@inproceedings{Read2007SecondLV,
  title={Second language vocabulary assessment: current practices and new directions},
  author={John S. Read},
  year={2007}
}
  • John S. Read
  • Published 2007
  • Computer Science
  • This paper surveys some current developments in second language vocabulary assessment, with particular attention to the ways in which computer corpora can provide better quality information about the frequency of words and how they are used in specific contexts. The relative merits of different word lists are discussed, including the Academic Word List and frequency lists derived from the British National Corpus. Word frequency data is needed for measures of vocabulary size, such as the Yes/No… CONTINUE READING

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