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Lexis: Academic Vocabulary Study for Esl Students


Lexis: Academic Vocabulary Study for Esl Students

Students interested in mastering the large, accurate English vocaDuiary necessary for academic success will find a wide variety of contextualized communicative activities that expand both active and passive vocabularies through intensive practice with high-frequency academic words.

Lexis: Academic Vocabulary Study
reflects current theories of language learning, particularly those that stress learning by doing, content-based learning, and semantics as keys to communicative competence. Quality eadings that begin each chapter offer engaging information on topics of current interest. Students can practice all four language skillsreading, writing, listening, and speakingin subsequent activities. Providing a flexible format for any vocabulary study curriculum, the book features in each chapter:
establishing a context
understanding words
putting words into sentences
using words in context

The authors deliberately focus on productive words with multiple forms
and meanings rather than on technical words and idioms. These words can be used with confidence as students learn the semantic, syntactic, and cultural features that control their usage.


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