Dimensions of Vocabulary Knowledge by James MiltonDimensions of Vocabulary Knowledge by James Milton

Dimensions of Vocabulary Knowledge

byJames Milton, Tess Fitzpatrick

Paperback | November 22, 2013

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Written for students of applied linguistics, this textbook is an indispensable introduction to the area of vocabulary knowledge. By linking the latest research to an overview of how the field is developing, the authors explore how learners handle what they know in second and foreign language vocabulary, and how they activate this information.

Dimensions of Vocabulary Knowledge:
- offers a comprehensive investigation of the dimensions that constitute the word knowledge framework and identifies links between them
- synthesizes research on individual aspects of word knowledge
- presents new empirical research findings and considers the pedagogical implications of these
- provides questions for further classroom discussion
James Milton is Professor of Applied Linguistics at Swansea University UK. A long-term interest in measuring lexical breadth and establishing normative data for learning and progress has led to extensive publications including Modelling and Assessing Vocabulary Knowledge (CUP, 2007, with Michael Daller and Jeanine Treffers-Daller) and ...
Title:Dimensions of Vocabulary KnowledgeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.27 inPublished:November 22, 2013Publisher:Red Globe PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230275737

ISBN - 13:9780230275737


Table of Contents

Preface.- 1. Introduction: Deconstructing Vocabulary Knowledge; James Milton and Tess Fitzpatrick.- 2. Knowledge of Spoken Form; James Milton, Thoma? Alexiou and Marina Mattheoudakis.- 3. Knowledge of Written Form; Imma Miralpeix and Paul Meara.- 4. Knowledge of Word Parts; Katja Mantyla and Ari Huhta.- 5. Knowledge of Form and Meaning; María Pilar Agustín Llach and Soraya Moreno Espinosa.- 6. Knowledge of Concepts and Referents; Parto Pajoohesh.- 7. Knowledge of Word Association; Tess Fitzpatrick and Ian Munby.- 8. Knowledge of Grammatical Use; Jeanine Treffers-Daller and Vivienne Rogers.- 9. Knowledge of Collocations; Dale Brown.- 10. Knowledge of Constraints on Use; Clarissa Wilks.- 11. Confidence in Word Knowledge; Jim Ronald and Tadamitsu Kamimoto.- 12. Conclusion: Reconstructing Vocabulary Knowledge; Tess Fitzpatrick and James Milton.- Appendices.- Glossary.- References.- Index.

Editorial Reviews

'A comprehensive and interesting new work on vocabulary acquisition. It systematically tackles all the central components of vocabulary knowledge, and explores original new empirical studies for each dimension of vocabulary.' Birgit Henriksen, University of Copenhagen, Denmark