Strategies for Teaching Vocabulary

  title={Strategies for Teaching Vocabulary},
  author={B. Anuthama},
  • B. Anuthama
  • Published 2011
Vocabulary is difficult to teach because of the complexity of its linguistic, semantic and psycho-cognitive aspects. So teachers should keep looking for ways to substitute rote repetition with more effective techniques. This paper first throws light on current research and practice in teaching vocabulary and moves on to explain some of the innovative methods for teaching vocabulary. The first strategy discussed is called “The Ripple Effect.” According to this methodology the meanings of a word… CONTINUE READING

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