Studiu de specialitate – Vocabulary and practice

Autor: prof. Diaconu Mihaela-Claudia
Școala Gimnazială, Comuna Sagna, jud. Neamț

Acquisition of vocabulary has become as important as the acquisition of grammar, because it means more than decoding a simple meaning as words might have several meanings, and they imply the whole environment and communication purposes, and the place where that word is used, it means also teaching its pronunciation and form or spelling. To know a word means „knowing the meaning, the word use, the word intonation and information, the word grammar” (Harmer 2001), thus the study of vocabulary ought not to be separated from the study of phonetics and grammar.
The methodologies introduce students to a wide range of vocabulary through dialogues, reading texts, exercises and listening. In a regular class, procedures for the presentation of vocabulary usually occur due to a text or a dialogue. Although textbooks today are richly illustrated to help vocabulary learning, other techniques for presenting new vocabulary are also useful: Continuarea