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Vocabulary Size in a Second Language

  1. Paul Nation

Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal1270

The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics

How to Cite

Nation, P. 2012. Vocabulary Size in a Second Language. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

Abstract

Of all areas in applied linguistics research, measurement of vocabulary size has been the one most significantly affected by faulty methodology.

Keywords:

  • assessment methods in applied linguistics;
  • second language acquisition;
  • assessment;
  • vocabulary