Modelling and assessing vocabulary knowledge /

Over the last 20 years vocabulary research has grown from a Cinderella subject to a position of some importance. Vocabulary is now considered integral to just about every aspect of language knowledge and is a lively and vital area of research and innovation. With this development have come standard...

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Other Authors: Daller, Helmut, 1957- (Editor), Milton, James, 1955- (Editor), Treffers-Daller, Jeanine, 1959- (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2007.
Series:Cambridge applied linguistics series.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Editors' introduction. Conventions, terminology and an overview of the book / Helmut Daller, James Milton and Jeanine Treffers-Daller
  • Fundamental issues in modelling and assessing vocabulary knowledge / Paul Nation
  • Lexical profiles, learning styles and the construct validity of lexical size tests / James Milton
  • Learners' response behaviour in Yes/No vocabulary tests / June Eyckmans, Hans Van de Velde, Roeland van Hout and Frank Boers
  • Validity and threats to the validity of vocabulary measurement / Brian Richards and David Malvern
  • Comparing measures of lexical richness / Roeland van Hout and Anne Vermeer
  • Productive vocabulary tests and the search for concurrent validity / Tess Fitzpatrick
  • Exploring measures of vocabulary richness in semi-spontaneous French speech / Françoise Tidball and Jeanine Treffers-Daller
  • Lexical richness and the oral proficiency of Chinese EFL students / Helmut Daller and Huijuan Xue
  • Implementing graph theory approaches to the exploration of density and structure in L1 and L2 word association networks / Clarissa Wilks and Paul Meara
  • Insights into the structure of L1 and L2 vocabulary networks : intimations of small worlds / Ellen Schur
  • Assessing vocabulary for the purpose of reading diagnosis / Hilde Hacquebord and Berend Stellingwerf
  • The best of both worlds? Combined methodological approaches to the assessment of vocabulary in oral proficiency interviews / Nuria Lorenzo-Dus
  • What is in a teacher's mind? Teacher ratings of EFL essays and different aspects of lexical richness / Helmut Daller and David Phelan.