The Lexical Approach: The State of ELT and a Way Forward

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The Lexical Approach: The State of ELT and a Way Forward

Format:  Paperback,

200 pages

Publisher: Heinle & Heinle Publishers

Publish Date: Jan 1993

ISBN-13: 9780906717998

ISBN-10: 090671799X

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Publisher: Heinle & Heinle Publishers
Publish Date: Jan 1993
ISBN-13: 9780906717998
ISBN-10: 090671799X
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 200
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Chapter outline

Principles and Implications of the Lexical Approachp. vi
Introductionp. viii
Backgroundp. 1
Terminologyp. 1
Basic Dichotomies and Polaritiesp. 7
The Teacher's Mind-setp. 32
Developing Ideasp. 37
Spectrap. 37
Non-linear Conceptsp. 43
Aspects of Languagep. 49
Aspects of Learningp. 55
The Wider contextp. 58
Philosophical Problemsp. 58
Psychological Problemsp. 64
Contiguous Fieldsp. 68
The Nature of Meaningp. 77
The Nature of Lexisp. 89
Introductionp. 89
Different Kinds of Lexical Itemp. 91
The Spectrum of Idiomaticityp. 97
Lexical Densityp. 100
Vocabulary Sizep. 101
Context and Co-textp. 103
Lexis in the Syllabusp. 105
Lexis in Language Teachingp. 115
Lexis in the Classroomp. 115
Lexical Exercise Typesp. 127
Grammar Content in the Lexical Approachp. 133
Misunderstandings about Grammarp. 133
Grammar emphasised in the Lexical Approachp. 137
Explanation and Practice in the Lexical Approachp. 148
Explanationp. 148
Practicep. 151
The Nature of Errorp. 164
Responding to Error?p. 173
The Role of Materialsp. 180
Teaching, Teacher Training and Methodological Implicationsp. 188
Afterwordp. 196
Background Reading and Bibliographyp. 197

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