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Lexis: Overview

  1. Brent Wolter

Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal1343

The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics

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Wolter, B. 2012. Lexis: Overview. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 NOV 2012


Lexis is a growing field, and one that has clearly found a permanent place in applied linguistics.


  • first language acquisition;
  • second language acquisition;
  • grammar;
  • lexis;
  • reading;
  • vocabulary