Researching Vocabulary

A Vocabulary Research Manual

  • Norbert Schmitt

Part of the Research and Practice in Applied Linguistics book series (RPAL)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Overview of Vocabulary Issues

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
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  3. Foundations of Vocabulary Research

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 45-45
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  4. Researching Vocabulary

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 147-147
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  5. Resources

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 277-277
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  6. Back Matter
    Pages 359-386

About this book


The book overviews a wide range of vocabulary research methodologies, and offers practical advice on how to carry out valid and reliable research on first and second language vocabulary. It includes a Resources section which outlines the lexical tests, corpora, software, internet sites, and other resources available to vocabulary researchers.


foundation knowledge language methodology project projects second language

Authors and affiliations

  • Norbert Schmitt
    • 1
  1. 1.University of NottinghamUK

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