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Saturday, September 22 • 9:00am - 10:45am
Best Vocabulary Teaching Practices: Research Findings and the Real World

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Vocabulary knowledge is crucial for all learners, but lack of vocabulary knowledge is especially important to ESL learners. While everyone pretty much agrees that vocabulary is important, very few programs do anything to address vocabulary on a consistent basis.  
This workshop will address key issues in teaching vocabulary such as: identifying words that students are not likely to know, explaining new vocabulary, and practicing new vocabulary. Teachers will leave with a new appreciation for the lexical plight that our learners face and take away specific classroom activities to help students with learning vocabulary.

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Keith Folse

Professor, TESOL University of Central Florida, National Geographic Learning / University of Central Florida
Dr. Folse is currently professor of TESOL at the University of Central Florida. For almost 40 years, he has taught English in the US (Mississippi, Alabama, Oregon, and Florida) as well as internationally (Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, Kuwait, and Japan). He is both a researcher and an author... Read More →

Saturday September 22, 2018 9:00am - 10:45am
Salon 6

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