Special Purposes Vocabulary
Published Online: 5 NOV 2012
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The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics
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Nation, P. and Coxhead, A. 2012. Special Purposes Vocabulary. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics.
- Published Online: 5 NOV 2012
An important distinction to guide vocabulary teaching is the division between high-frequency and low-frequency words (Nation, 2008).
- language for academic purposes;
- language for specific purposes;