Vocabulary Recognition and Memorization: A Comparison of Two Methods

  • Liu Yu, Jane Mattisson
  • Published 2011

Abstract

The present study investigates which of two vocabulary learning methods best promotes longterm retention of the meaning and spelling of words. The first method is rote learning, i.e. learning by word lists, which requires pupils to memorize the meaning of new words by L1 translation. The second method is learning by sentence writing, which requires pupils… (More)

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