Integrating Vocabulary into an English Course in the Thai Context for Thai EFL Learners: Research to Practice

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Chongrak Liangpanit

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It is generally accepted that vocabulary is one of the important components in effectivelylearning a foreign language. A question frequently asked is what vocabulary should be taught andwhich criteria should be considered. This article presents the objectives of vocabulary teaching andlearning in terms of: what native-speaking language students know about vocabulary, how many newwords English-as-a-foreign-language (EFL) students should learn at a time, how much time studentstake to remember a word, and vocabulary learning approaches. Some criteria for vocabulary selectionare given, followed by the related research on vocabulary pedagogy development as used in theclassroom in the Thai context.

Keywords : Vocabulary, English Course, Thai EFL Learners

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Liangpanit, C. (2013). Integrating Vocabulary into an English Course in the Thai Context for Thai EFL Learners: Research to Practice. JOURNAL OF EDUCATION NARESUAN UNIVERSITY, 15(2), 108–116. Retrieved from https://so06.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/edujournal_nu/article/view/9232
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