Publication Date

2011

Degree Name

Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)

First Advisor

Elka Todeva

Abstract

Vocabulary learning is an important and indispensable part of any language learning process. The author of this thesis focuses on effective vocabulary teaching strategies in the English for Academic Purposes ESL classroom. Drawing on findings obtained from observing three English for Academic Purposes ESL classrooms across the U.S.A, several current databases and his personal experience as a teacher and learner, the author discusses various effective vocabulary teaching strategies in the English for Academic Purposes classroom which could greatly assist English language learners in their journey of language acquisition and therefore expedite the language learning process.

Disciplines

Bilingual, Multilingual, and Multicultural Education | Education | Teacher Education and Professional Development