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Web-Based Lexical Resources

  1. Tatsuya Nakata

Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal1275

The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics

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Nakata, T. 2012. Web-Based Lexical Resources. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .

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  1. Published Online: 5 NOV 2012


The Internet offers numerous lexical resources that are useful for teaching, learning, and researching lexis. Useful resources for teachers and learners include online dictionaries, vocabulary support software for reading, word lists, vocabulary tests, vocabulary learning software, corpora, concordancers, vocabulary profilers, guides for teaching and learning vocabulary, and vocabulary quizzes. Researchers will benefit from bibliographies on vocabulary, online articles, and lexical databases. Most resources can be used free of charge, and knowing how to find and use these resources will be valuable for language teachers, students, and researchers.


  • CALL;
  • language teaching;
  • teaching methods in applied linguistics;
  • corpus;
  • language learning technology;
  • vocabulary