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Optimizing a Lexical Approach to Instructed Second Language Acquisition

  • Frank Boers
  • Seth Lindstromberg

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Frank Boers, Seth Lindstromberg
    Pages 1-23
  3. Frank Boers, Seth Lindstromberg
    Pages 24-38
  4. Frank Boers, Seth Lindstromberg
    Pages 39-54
  5. Frank Boers, Seth Lindstromberg
    Pages 55-78
  6. Frank Boers, Seth Lindstromberg
    Pages 79-105
  7. Frank Boers, Seth Lindstromberg
    Pages 106-125
  8. Frank Boers, Seth Lindstromberg
    Pages 126-145
  9. Frank Boers, Seth Lindstromberg
    Pages 146-168
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 169-194

About this book

Introduction

Empirically validated techniques to accelerate learners' uptake of 'chunks' demonstrate that pathways for insightful chunk-learning become available if one is willing to question the assumption that lexis is arbitrary. Care is taken to ensure that the pedagogical proposals are in accordance with insights from vocabulary research generally.

Keywords

language acquisition second language Second language acquisition SLA

Authors and affiliations

  • Frank Boers
    • 1
  • Seth Lindstromberg
    • 2
  1. 1.Erasmus University CollegeBrusselsBelgium
  2. 2.Hilderstone EFL CollegeBroadstairsUK

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