LIN387H5 • Theoretical Issues in Teaching and Learning Second Language Vocabulary

Description

This course provides an overview of second language vocabulary acquisition research and the resultant implications for second language teaching. Topics include dimensions of vocabulary knowledge, incidental and intentional vocabulary learning, textbook analysis, learning strategies, and teacher beliefs about vocabulary teaching and learning. Implications are drawn for pedagogical practices, including best vocabulary teaching practices, materials selection, and measuring vocabulary knowledge.

Prerequisites
1.0 credit from LIN228H5 or LIN229H5 or LIN231H5 or LIN232H5 or LIN237H5 or ( LIN256H5 or JAL253H5) or LIN288H5.
Exclusions
Distribution Requirement
Humanities
Total Instructional Hours
24L
Mode of Delivery
In Class
Program Area
Linguistics