The Routledge Handbook of Vocabulary Studies

1st Edition

Stuart Webb

July 30, 2019 Forthcoming
Reference - 656 Pages - 54 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138735729 - CAT# Y327084
Series: Routledge Handbooks in Linguistics


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The Routledge Handbook of Vocabulary Studies provides a cutting-edge survey of current scholarship in this area. Divided into four sections which cover: understanding vocabulary; approaches to teaching and learning vocabulary; measuring knowledge of vocabulary; and key issues in teaching, researching and measuring vocabulary, this handbook:

  • Brings together a wide range of approaches to learning words, presenting vocabulary in learning materials, and lexical development in learners, to provide clarity on how best vocabulary might be taught and learned;
  • Provides a comprehensive discussion of the key issues and challenges in vocabulary studies, with research taken from the past 20 years;
  • Includes chapters on both formulaic language as well as single-word items;
  • Features original contributions from a range of internationally renowned scholars as well as academics at the forefront of innovative research.

The Routledge Handbook of Vocabulary Studies is an essential text for those interested in teaching, learning, and researching vocabulary.

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