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School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies. BEdStud MA (Hons) DipTESL Paul Nation is Emeritus Professor in Applied Linguistics at the School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies (LALS) at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.

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His specialist interests are the teaching and learning of vocabulary and language teaching methodology. Compleat Lexical Tutor. Pdf (215 kb) Norbert Schmitt - Resources. PHaVE List As researchers and practitioners are becoming more aware of the importance of multi-word items in English, there is little doubt that phrasal verbs deserve teaching attention in the classroom.

Norbert Schmitt - Resources

However, there are thousands of phrasal verbs in English, and so the question for practitioners is which phrasal verbs to focus attention upon. Phrasal verb dictionaries typically try to be comprehensive, and this results in a very large number of phrasal verbs being listed, which does not help practitioners in selecting the most important ones to teach or test. There are phrasal verb lists available (Gardner and Davies, 2007; Liu, 2011), but these have a serious pedagogical shortcoming in that they do not account for polysemy. Research indicates that phrasal verbs are highly polysemous, having on average 5.6 meaning senses, although many of these are infrequent and peripheral. Form-focused Instruction in Second Language Vocabulary Learning: A Case for Contrastive Analysis and Translation. SAGE Journals: Your gateway to world-class journal research. 165045 Hulstijn 2001 in volume edited by Robinson.

Vocabulary Acquisition: Quizlet vs. Paper Wordlists by Theron Willis on Prezi.