Vocabulary Studies in First and Second Language Acquisition: The Interface Between Theory and Application by Brian Richards

Vocabulary Studies in First and Second Language Acquisition: The Interface Between Theory and…

byBrian Richards

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International scholars and researchers present cutting edge contributions on the significance of vocabulary in current thinking on first and second language acquisition in the school and at home. By pursuing common themes across first and second language and bilingual contexts, the editors offer a collection that tackles the most important issues.

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BRIAN RICHARDS is Emeritus Professor of Education at the University of Reading, UK. He has published widely in the fields of first and second language and language assessment and together with David Malvern is co-author of Lexical Diversity and Language Development published by Palgrave in 2004.   H. MICHAEL DALLER is Senior Lecturer ...
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Title:Vocabulary Studies in First and Second Language Acquisition: The Interface Between Theory and…Format:HardcoverDimensions:288 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.03 inPublished:June 10, 2009Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Notes on the Contributors
Preface; P.Meara
Lexical Features of Parental Academic Language Input: the Effect on Vocabulary Growth in Monolingual Dutch Children; L.Henrichs & R.Schoonen
Vocabulary, Reading and Classroom Supports for Language; D.Dickinson, T.Flushman & J.Freiberg
Exploring Vocabulary with Young L1 Learners: the Contribution of a Corpus; A.Sealey
Vocabulary, Education and Diversity; V.Edwards
Language Dominance and Lexical Diversity: How Bilinguals and L2 Learners Differ in their Knowledge and Use of French Lexical and Functional Items; J.Treffers-Daller
Lexical Diversity and Native-Like Selection: the Bonus of Studying Abroad; P.Foster
Lexical Performance by Native and Non-Native Speakers on Language-Learning Tasks; P.Skehan
Can Differential Processing of L2 Vocabulary Inform the Debate on Teacher Codeswitching Behaviour? The Case of Chinese Learners of English; E.Macaro, Tao Guo, H.Chen & L.Tian
Lexical Development in Instructed L2 Learners of French: Is there a Relationship with Morphosyntactic Development?; A.David, F.Myles, V.Rogers & S.Rule
A New Method of Measuring Rare Word Diversity: the Example Of L2 Learners of French; D.Malvern & B.Richards
Vocabulary Knowledge and Academic Success: a Study of Chinese Students in UK Higher Education; H.M.Daller & H.Xue
Vocabulary Size and the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages; J.Milton & T.Alexiou
References
Index