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A lexical view of language, its implication and implementation
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Fun ways to teach English collocations | British Council

Fun ways to teach English collocations | British Council | Teaching lexically | Scoop.it
Do your students have difficulty deciding which words go together in English? Tim Warre, who won our most recent Teaching English blog award, lists his most effective tips.
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A Bilingual Child: Speaking in Chunks

A Bilingual Child: Speaking in Chunks | Teaching lexically | Scoop.it
I have been a teacher of English as a foreign language for quite some time now, which means that it is very rare that I read something that revolutionises the way I see language or the best ways to...
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It Just Sounds Strange, And Here’s Why… « IH Journal

It Just Sounds Strange, And Here’s Why… « IH Journal | Teaching lexically | Scoop.it

A theory of lexical priming explaining how first and second language acquisition works as well as the phenomena of "native-like fluency", "native-like selection".

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All Aboard the "Chunking" Express : Vocabulary.com

All Aboard the "Chunking" Express : Vocabulary.com | Teaching lexically | Scoop.it
How an understanding of the "chunking" of language is informing the teaching of English.
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teaching vocabulary: who needs new words?

teaching vocabulary: who needs new words? | Teaching lexically | Scoop.it
Up until fairly recently, I didn’t pay too much attention to how I taught lexis. My main concern was to help students understand and produce grammatical structures as accurately as possible.
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Web tools for lexical teachers

 

Check out web tools for lexical teachers which has now moved to another Scoop.It page:

http://www.scoop.it/t/tools-for-lexical-teachers

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Why I won't say goodbye to the Lexical Approach

Why I won't say goodbye to the Lexical Approach | Teaching lexically | Scoop.it

Hannah Kryszewska reflects on how much her teaching and her students have benefited from LA after she realised that most of her students' problems in language learning spring from their lack of recognition or understanding of the concept of chunks.  

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G is for Grammar McNuggets

G is for Grammar McNuggets | Teaching lexically | Scoop.it
Stephen Krashen once said (only half-jokingly, I suspect) that, more important than having new ideas is giving old ideas new names. With that in mind, I was reminded recently that it was 10 years a...
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Research Bites: Grammar Beyond the Sentence

Research Bites: Grammar Beyond the Sentence | Teaching lexically | Scoop.it
Article Granger, S. (1999). Uses of tenses by advanced EFL learners: evidence from an error-tagged computer corpus. Language and Computers, 26, 191-202. [link] Twitter Summary Granger ('99) says th...

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Humanising Language Teaching Magazine - Special Lexical Edition

Humanising Language Teaching Magazine - Special Lexical Edition | Teaching lexically | Scoop.it
Humanising Language Teaching Magazine offers lesson plans, student exercises, articles by top EFL professionals, new TEFL publication
notices, and much more for teachers and educators of English as a Foreign Langauge. Produced in associated with Pilgrims Limited.
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Lexical Chunks for Kids (by Mark Kulek) – Teaching Village

Lexical Chunks for Kids (by Mark Kulek) – Teaching Village | Teaching lexically | Scoop.it

Using 'lexical chunks' in the classroom http://bit.ly/jJmd8A #tesol #esl #ELT...


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"The Lexical Syllabus" by Dave Willis

This 1990 classic is online thanks to the University of Birmingham, the publishers, and the author.

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Corpus and textbook

This unedited piece was initially written in 2005 as an internal document for discussions with our publisher, who had asked for an opinion on the use of corpora with textbooks. As such it was partl...
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Lexical notebooks

Lexical notebooks | Teaching lexically | Scoop.it
In a previous post, I talked about lexical notebooks without really explaining their make-up or meaning to me. I need to admit right at the start of this post that I am no expert in keeping a lexic...
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Wording - bab.la

Wording - bab.la | Teaching lexically | Scoop.it

This is a great site to help you with sentence structure. Just type in the beginning of the sentence and it will offer you options for the next word in the sentence.


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Even Better Than You Think: More Good News for Incidental Vocabulary Acquisition

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The lexical approach revisited | Ken Carroll

The most striking revelation from the corpora concerns how words tend to associate strongly with other words in the form of chunks, fixed expressions, collocations, etc. As an example, let’s take a look at collocation.

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Learn real English with daily phrases - PhraseMix.com

Learn natural English by memorizing common English phrases and expressions.
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