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“Without grammar very little can be conveyed;without vocabulary nothing can be conveyed.”                              Wil...
» Over a million» Typical NS knows about 40,000» Typical NS only uses 5,000 – 10, 000  in speech
What problems do you have putting these wordsin order…ShortTallLankyVertically challengedPetite
Do these words mean the same?accommodate           put someone upameliorate            changeagitate               stir
Do these words mean the same?Can you swim?Can you pass the salt?
What’s wrong here?   Hey there – how are   you going?            Good morning, sir.
Do these words mean the same?          short           small          big             large         light            bright
fan     fanbow     bowsteak   stake
steak   stake
bow   bow
fan   fan
» What are the issues here?      through           cough      blow              coat      caution           politician
» Irregular plurals /count or non-count      mouse        mice        mouses?» Irregular conjugations      Swim         sw...
» What do prefixes do?     unlucky     dishonest   rewrite» What do suffixes do?     careful     careless    carelessly   ...
» Why do these sound odd?               day               rancid ish           irth       y err                     he    ...
»   a e a sentence with these beginnings…     I love ….     I sleep….     He suggested…» What do you need to know?
» pelling isn’t only a proble   with or . How do you say these words?            enough      bough            was         ...
What are the problems here?Piano      o0o         pianist   0ooPhotograph 0oo         photographer o0oo
Receptive purposesProductive purposes
What does it mean to know a word?  An Introduction to Second Language Vocabularyhttp://www.press.umich.edu/pdf/0472030299-...
Anatomy of a word
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  1. 1. Jo Gakongaelt-training.com
  2. 2. “Without grammar very little can be conveyed;without vocabulary nothing can be conveyed.” Wilkins 1972
  3. 3. » Over a million» Typical NS knows about 40,000» Typical NS only uses 5,000 – 10, 000 in speech
  4. 4. What problems do you have putting these wordsin order…ShortTallLankyVertically challengedPetite
  5. 5. Do these words mean the same?accommodate put someone upameliorate changeagitate stir
  6. 6. Do these words mean the same?Can you swim?Can you pass the salt?
  7. 7. What’s wrong here? Hey there – how are you going? Good morning, sir.
  8. 8. Do these words mean the same? short small big large light bright
  9. 9. fan fanbow bowsteak stake
  10. 10. steak stake
  11. 11. bow bow
  12. 12. fan fan
  13. 13. » What are the issues here? through cough blow coat caution politician
  14. 14. » Irregular plurals /count or non-count mouse mice mouses?» Irregular conjugations Swim swam swum
  15. 15. » What do prefixes do? unlucky dishonest rewrite» What do suffixes do? careful careless carelessly care
  16. 16. » Why do these sound odd? day rancid ish irth y err he ’s a str ong s oe r.
  17. 17. » a e a sentence with these beginnings… I love …. I sleep…. He suggested…» What do you need to know?
  18. 18. » pelling isn’t only a proble with or . How do you say these words? enough bough was last skirt pertWhat are the problems here?
  19. 19. What are the problems here?Piano o0o pianist 0ooPhotograph 0oo photographer o0oo
  20. 20. Receptive purposesProductive purposes
  21. 21. What does it mean to know a word? An Introduction to Second Language Vocabularyhttp://www.press.umich.edu/pdf/0472030299-intro.pdf Vocabulary in Language Teaching by Norbert Schmitthttp://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/samples/cam032/99057110.pdfVocabulary Acquisition; The research and its pedagogical implicationsbyPeter Duppenthalerhttp://www.lib.tezuka-gu.ac.jp/kiyo/rTEZUKAYAMAGAKUINUNI/r42PDF/r42Duppenthaler.pdf
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