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Lexical phrases 2

Lexical Phrases and Language Teaching

Lexical Phrases and Language Teaching Lexical Phrases and Language Teaching is a book by James R. Nattinger and Jeanette S. DeCarrico. Throughout the book they present a language teaching program based on the use...

Which is more important to teach, grammar or vocabulary? 10

Which is more important to teach, grammar or vocabulary?

Traditionally, grammar is taught first; it has primacy over vocabulary. Vocabulary items were just vehicles to explain grammatical structures. In other words this kind of teaching gives primacy to form and uses lexical items...

English words of Arabic origin 0

English words of Arabic origin

English and the world English is a rich language. Its lexicon has a multitude of words from different origins. In fact, English has evolved through centuries open to the influence of other civilizations, other...

Vocabulary learning 8

The Lexical Approach

Since the publication of the “Lexical Approach” by Michael Lewis in 1993, Language teaching practices have been widely reviewed and discussed. So what are the features of the  Lexical Approach? Is it a revolution...