By Michael Lewis
Enforcing THE LEXICAL method describes how the lexical technique works within the lecture room. This e-book will stimulate educators to contemplate what one does in any respect degrees. imposing THE LEXICAL strategy develops the theoretical place set out in Michael Lewis hugely acclaimed THE LEXICAL APPROACH.
IMPLENTING THE LEXICAL method offers lecturers with complete, step-by-step school room adjustments to make sure more desirable instructing and extra effective studying. It indicates in actual fact how lexis, grammar and phonology have interaction in methods which at once impact how rookies shop new language.
Includes certain dialogue of the significance of noticing, the worth of repeating projects, and the layout of lexical exercises.
Also contains 30 pattern workout forms, 50 actions with their lexical concentration defined, and school room experiences from lecturers already utilizing the strategy effectively.
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Yip observes When a learner’s state of L2 knowledge leads her to overuse a rule, construction, and so on, there is nothing in the input to tell her not to use it. Although natural input provides alternatives, these may not be noticed and over-generalisations may become fossilised. Someone has to say what is not possible and this is clearly a task for the teacher. Nothing could be worse, however, than an obsession with errors or teacher-dominated correction. What is needed is reformulation, perhaps with Did you notice ...
This suggests a revised role for the learners’ own language (LI), which is discussed more fully in Chapter 4. Teaching materials should contain dialogues containing Fixed Expressions, Exercises and Activities which practise them but also straightforward lists. In these, Expressions may be glossed in dictionary-like fashion with the suggestion that learners should look for equivalents in their own language. A major departure from traditional methodology is the explicit suggestion that the teacher should not dictate what is then done with the list.
Our concern has been largely descriptive, and it is not self-evident that the description can or should be taken into the classroom. Two things are, however, clear: if the idea of lexical chunks is to be of real help to learners, we need to identify a powerful strategy which will inform the teacher’s mindset and pervade all the activities of the lexical classroom and, as the linguistic features we have discussed occur in other languages, we need to re consider the role the learners’ mother-tongue (L I) plays.