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Myths About Second Language Vocabulary Learning

  1. Keith S. Folse

Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal0848

The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics

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Folse, K. S. 2012. Myths About Second Language Vocabulary Learning. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .

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  1. Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

Abstract

In gaining proficiency in any second language (L2), learners have to grapple with new pronunciation, syntax, pragmatics, spelling, composition, and vocabulary.

Keywords:

  • context clues;
  • translation;
  • vocabulary;
  • vocabulary learning;
  • vocabulary teaching