ETpedia Vocabulary 500 Ideas and Activities for Teaching Vocabulary
by Mauchline / Moore / Hughes Published by Pavilion
ETpedia Vocabulary brings together a collection of ideas, tips and classroom activities for a one-stop, quick and easy reference. It has been written for English language teachers who would like to learn new ways to teach vocabulary or need to adapt to teaching vocabulary in a new or unfamiliar context. It can be read and used in different ways according to your needs, interests and level of experience.
Organised into 50 units each containing 10 ideas, ETpedia Vocabulary is easy to dip in and out of. It will save you planning time, provide inspiration, help you motivate students, and anticipate problems students might have with different aspects of vocabulary.
Within the resource, you'll find a range of different sections focusing on areas such as key terms for talking about vocabulary, ideas for planning vocabulary lessons, ways of integrating vocabulary into your skills-based lessons, and tips on integrating technology in order to extend vocabulary practice and awareness.
Every unit in ETpedia Vocabulary provides you with 10 tips, ideas or activities related to theory and practice in the classroom as well as suggestions for homework and self-study tasks. In the Appendix you will also find photocopiable handouts with additional classroom activities. These can be used as they are or adapted and developed to suit your own context. Throughout the book you will also find quotes from experienced teachers, sharing their views, ideas and experiences on teaching vocabulary.
If you are new to teaching, ETpedia Vocabulary will be invaluable for supporting you on your way. If you've been teaching for a while, this resource might remind you of techniques and activities you haven't used in a while and will offer you fresh new ideas to increase your repertoire.