Instructional Games and Vocabulary Enhancement: Case of Iranian Pre-Intermediate EFL Learners
作者: Amin Saed Arash Yazdani Hooshang Khoshsima
刊名: International Journal of Language and Linguistics, 2015, Vol.3 (6)
来源数据库: Science Publishing Group
DOI: 10.11648/j.ijll.20150306.12
关键词: Instructional GamesVocabulary LearningTraditional MethodsRetention
原始语种摘要: Vocabulary learning has always been a major concern for second language learners. Particularly for those who are just beginning to learn English. Usually a long list of vocabulary items is given to learners and they have to memorize all of them. The present study using a quasi-experimental design aimed to determine whether teaching vocabulary through instructional games can affect the vocabulary enhancement of students. The participants were 40 pre-intermediate EFL students who were equally divided into two groups. To this end, the two groups of students were assigned as control and experimental groups. The control group was exposed to textbook teaching and the experimental group was exposed to instructional games. After analyzing the obtained data, no significant differences were found...
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  • EFL Equivalent Focal Length
  • vocabulary 词汇
  • teaching 教学
  • memorize 记忆
  • instructional 教学的
  • English 英语英国的英国人的英语的
  • retention 保留
  • textbook 教科书
  • second 
  • experimental 实验的