Essentials of Teaching Academic Vocabulary

  • AUTHOR: Averil Coxhead
  • ISBN-13: 9780618230143 
  • 176 Pages  Paperback 
  • 1st Edition
  • ©2006     Published
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About The Product

The four Essentials books in the series, one for each skill area, provide helpful information for instructors who wish to teach academic English.


  • Short and easy-to-read volumes
  • Perfect for professional development instructors, program administrators for pre-service or in-service training and workshops or brown bag discussions

About the Contributor

  • Averil Coxhead

Table of Contents

1. Analyzing Your Students' Vocabulary 2. Principles of Learning Vocabulary 3. Acquiring New Items of Vocabulary 4. Teaching Academic Vocabulary 5. Direct Learning Strategies 6. Indirect Learning Strategies 7. Teaching the Core Meaning of Words, Using Dictionaries and Adapting Vocabulary Notebooks 8. Reading and Academic Vocabulary 9. Academic Vocabulary in Reading Activities 10. Listening and Academic Vocabulary 11. Academic Vocabulary in Listening Activities 12. Speaking and Academic Vocabulary 13. Academic Vocabulary in Speaking Activities 14. Writing and Academic Vocabulary 15. Academic Vocabulary Writing Activities 16. Understanding Approaches to Testing Vocabulary 17. Practical Techniques for Testing Academic Vocabulary