Incidental Vocabulary Acquisition
Published Online: 5 NOV 2012
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The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics
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Rott, S. 2012. Incidental Vocabulary Acquisition. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .
- Published Online: 5 NOV 2012
Incidental vocabulary acquisition is generally described as the “picking up” of new words when students are engaged in a reading, listening, speaking, or writing task. That is, incidental acquisition refers to the absence of the conscious intention to commit a word to memory.
- language teaching;
- second language acquisition;