Language Acquisition - vocabulary and memory

Allison, N. (2016) Language Acquisition - vocabulary and memory. Còmhla: Gaelic Conference for Adult Learners, Glasgow, UK, 12 November 2016.

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This session is aimed primarily at teachers and course designers of adult language classes, but is also useful for learners. It consists of a presentation on theories of vocabulary learning with a particular focus on memorising (mainly rooted in semantic elaboration and semantic field theory), together with ideas from motivation and self-determination theories. Its aim is to enable attendees to reflect on their existing methods of vocabulary teaching or learning in the light of these theoretical perspective on how we store vocabulary in our memory.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item
Keywords:Semantic fields, semantic elaboration, vocabulary, language learning, memory.
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Allison, Mr Neil
Authors: Allison, N.
Subjects:L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics
College/School:College of Arts & Humanities > School of Modern Languages and Cultures
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2016 The Author
Publisher Policy:Reproduced with the permission of the author
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