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Depth of vocabulary knowledge assessing its role in adults" reading comprehension in English as a second language by David D. Qian

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Published .
Written in English


  • Vocabulary.,
  • English language -- Study and teaching -- Foreign speakers.,
  • Reading comprehension.,
  • Adult education.

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Statementby David D. Qian.
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 186 leaves :
Number of Pages186
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17965836M
ISBN 100612339149

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Vocabulary: In Depth. The scientific research on vocabulary instruction reveals that most vocabulary is learned indirectly and that some vocabulary must be taught directly. Thus, research supports using a combination of both indirect and direct approaches. Depth  of vocabulary refers to a “robust” or strong, healthy knowledge of a word. knowledge better, research on the depth of vocabulary knowledge is also essential. The depth of vocabulary knowledge Depth of vocabulary knowledge is considered to be the understanding level of various aspects of a given word. In other words, depth of vocabulary knowledge is the measure of how well a learner knows a word (Qian, , ).File Size: KB. depth of vocabulary knowledge had significant and robust effects on the L2 vocabulary profiles of the EFL learners; however, depth of vocabulary knowledge appeared to be a better predictor of vocabulary profiles than breadth of vocabulary knowledge. Keywords: L2 lexicon, vocabulary level, vocabulary profiles, breadth and depth of vocabulary.

expectation, or depth of knowledge, required to complete the task. It should be noted that the term knowledge, as it is used here, is intended to broadly encompass all forms of knowledge . Depth of Knowledge (DOK) Overview Chart. Level of Complexity (measures a student’s Depth of Knowledge) Key Verbs That May: Clue Level: Evidence of Depth of Knowledge. Level 1 ; Recall/ Reproduction. Recall elements and details. Recall a fact, information, or procedure. The vocabulary book, New York: Teachers College Press, International Reading Association, National Council of Teachers of English. Graves, M. F. & Watts-Taffe, S. M. (). “The place of word consciousness in a research-based vocabulary program,” in A. E. Farstrup and S. J. Samuels (eds.), What research has to say about reading instruction. knowledge—higher than the level achieved by many types of vocabulary instruction. Only those methods that go beyond providing partial knowledge producing in-depth knowledge of the words taught, will reliably increase readers' comprehension of texts containing those words. The implication is that teachers should augmentFile Size: 85KB.

This article examines increases in depth of vocabulary knowledge in 4–5-year-old preschool students (n = ) who par- ticipated in a vocabulary intervention that taught words through book read- . A TOEFL test and a measure of depth of vocabulary knowledge were administered to 57 EFL learners (17 males and 40 females). The analysis of the results showed that vocabulary knowledge is significantly related to reading Size: KB. Depth and breadth of vocabulary have been the focus of research in language skills in the last two decades. However, the role of these two aspects of vocabulary knowledge in listening comprehension has remained an under-researched : Ali Dabbagh. Which of the following vocabulary strategies might be used to increase Kaitlyn's students' in-depth vocabulary knowledge while reading their social studies text? A.) Create a Think Sheet as a classroom activity B.) Have the class look up each word in the dictionary, write the definition, and use it .