New directions in L2 lexical development

Shigenori Tanaka - Lexical competence can be defined as one's ability to use words differentially and fully.

Lexical development and learners’ practices in a content-based learning course

Andy Barfield - Developing a better understanding of the beliefs and practices that students hold concerning their English vocabulary development…

The Frequency Model of Vocabulary Learning and Japanese Learners

Dale Brown - The frequency model of vocabulary learning, the idea that words are learnt broadly in order of their…

A Study of Learners’ Intuitions Behind the Use of Utterance Verbs in English

Yoshiaki Sato, Aaron Batty - Verbs of utterance are some of the most fundamental verbs in the English language, yet…

Utilizing Student-Generated Pictures for Formative Vocabulary Instruction

Charles J. Anderson - Contemporary vocabulary learning strategies focus on the learner.

Four Empirical Vocabulary Test Studies in the Three Dimensional Framework

Masamichi Mochizuki - In this paper I would like to briefly overview vocabulary testing literature and discuss the four empirical…

A Multiple-Choice Test of Active Vocabulary Knowledge

Jeffrey Stewart - Most researchers distinguish between receptive (passive) and productive (active) word knowledge.

Relationships Between Text Length and Lexical Diversity Measures: Can We Use Short Texts of Less than 100 Tokens?

Rie Koizumi - Lexical diversity (LD) measures have been known to be sensitive to the length of the text, and…

Identifying Dimensions of Vocabulary Knowledge in the Word Associates Test

Aaron Batty - Depth of vocabulary knowledge (DVK) (i.e. how much a learner knows about the words he knows) is…

Examining the Validity of the Lexical Access Time Test (LEXATT2)

Tatsuo Iso - This study aimed to investigate the validity of the Lexical Access Time Test (LEXATT2).

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