Teaching vocabulary to advanced students Ana Luna Pedrero
Broaden their vocabulary Take in account others Advanced Understandfactors (oral, written,use of the language) students need the meaning to of words Use the words appropriately
Teaching vocabulary -Boundaries between conceptual meaning -Polysemy It is important to -Homonymy -Homophynytake into account -Synonymy aspects of lexis -Affective meaning -Style, register, dialect when we teach -Traslation vocabulary -Chunks of language -Pronuntiation
Memory and storage systems Understanding how our memory works might help us create more effective ways to teach vocabulary Short – term memory Long –term memory- Retention is not effective if the - It can hold any number of amount of chunks exceeds information seven
Applying images and sounds : ussing imagery , semantic mapping , using keywords Creating Employing mental action : linkages : Exists important physical grouping memory strategies response or , associating sensation, placing new to aid learning , using word into mechanical context techniques Reviewing well , in a structured way
Knowledge of word formation Main ways to Guided deal with Using dictionariesdiscovery meaning Contextual guesswork
Using languageTeachers have Their awareness to promote Based on of students needs motivation and preferences
The lexical approach ( by Lewis ) -The importance of vocabulary as being basic to communication-- If learners do not recognise the meaning of keywords they will be unable to participate in the conversation -- grammar is equally important in teaching as vocabulary . --Make students aware of chunks .
Rationale of the lessonStudents have to notice collocations and deal with meaning .- Group work helps to exchange knowledge. -Make students use the language in realist context .