(Ph.D., The Ohio State University) is Associate Professor of Spanish at the University of Michigan, Dearborn.
Selecting, Presenting and Practicing Vocabulary in a Culturally-Authentic Context
Article first published online: 31 DEC 2008
© 1992 American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages
Foreign Language Annals
Volume 25, Issue 4, pages 305–315, September 1992
How to Cite
Spinelli, E. and Siskin, H. J. (1992), Selecting, Presenting and Practicing Vocabulary in a Culturally-Authentic Context. Foreign Language Annals, 25: 305–315. doi: 10.1111/j.1944-9720.1992.tb00549.x
- Issue published online: 31 DEC 2008
- Article first published online: 31 DEC 2008
ABSTRACT Relatively few articles have examined the role of vocabulary in communicative approaches to foreign-language teaching. In this article, we discuss the selection and presentation of vocabulary in current teaching materials and suggest alternative strategies that more closely reflect the goals of communicative curricula.