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Lexical Approach 2 - What does the lexical approach look like?

This is the second part of an article looking at the theories of language which form the foundations of the lexical approach to teaching English.

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Seven steps to vocabulary learning

Have you ever considered why a learner (even an advanced one) can hear a difficult English word or phrase literally thousands of times and still not use that word in the way that a native speaker does?

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Skills circuits: Recycling language

Skills circuits are a fun way to review language.

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The noun phrase

For too long now the verb phrase has been the dominant focus of attention in course books, syllabuses, and teacher training programmes.

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Vocabulary and autonomy

This article looks at ways to improve your students' abilities to both explore, store and use vocabulary.

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Working with vocabulary

Vocabulary is crucial for getting meaning from a written or oral text. Without knowledge of key vocabulary in a text, a learner may have serious trouble understanding the message.

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Remembering vocabulary

This article presents ideas on how to help your students remember vocabulary.

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Skills circuits: Recycling language

Skills circuits are a fun way to review language.

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Lexical Approach 2 - What does the lexical approach look like?

This is the second part of an article looking at the theories of language which form the foundations of the lexical approach to teaching English.

Lexical notebooks - vocabulary article
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Lexical notebooks

I don't think there is ever a class where a student has not queried a new word. Words pop up all of the time and it seems that the more words students notice inside or outside the classroom, the more likely they are to see their own level of English progress.

Delexicalised verbs 2 - vocabulary article
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Delexicalised verbs 2

In the first part of this article the writer explored the use of delexicalised verbs and the problems they create for our learners. He now goes on to outline some ways in which we can help our learners with this tricky area and help them to make their English sound more natural.

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Editorbloke's picture Editorbloke

I found the above quite useful, but must take issue with the following statement:

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Mamura Butaeva's picture Farida Ismatullaeva

Dear, Richard Frost, thanks a lot for uploading such a useful article. I am Bekmurzayeva Firuza...
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Thanks for this interesting post Leo.  I agree with many of your points and you basic stance. ...
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