How to teach vocabulary

How to teach vocabulary

Become confident in planning for, teaching and practising vocabulary in your language class. | Taught by Joanna Smith

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What is this course about?

Do you want an excellent framework to use whenever you teach new words? If you are not yet 100% sure of how to teach vocabulary, this course is for you. We will first look at some pitfalls to avoid when teaching vocabulary, then we’ll ask which words we should be teaching in the first place. After that, we’ll look at a solid 6-step process for teaching new words. Then, we’ll look at ways to practice vocabulary. Finally, we’ll look at how to encourage your learners to be self-directed as they continue to learn more words and practice them.

Joanna Smith
Joanna Smith
Founder & Director, Language Fuel

Joanna is a passionate linguist, and taught languages and linguistics for over a decade in academic institutions. She loves teaching, and her students responded in kind by voting her Lecturer of the Year two years running. She has published research on best practice with a specialty in pronunciation teaching. Recently, she worked for a handful of years in the corporate Learning and Development arena, training hundreds of staff worldwide in a variety of modes. Through Language Fuel, she's combining her linguistic and e-Learning expertise in order to fuel the teaching and learning of languages worldwide..