Teaching vocabulary at higher levels: challenges & choices

My latest post on the OUP Global blog considers some of the specific challenges involved in teaching vocabulary at higher levels. It suggests four areas to consider when planning vocabulary activities for more advanced learners:

  1. Choosing which words to teach
  2. Narrowing the receptive-productive gap
  3. Teaching about vocabulary
  4. Usage is everything

Read the full blog post here.Adv vocab cloud

I’ll be talking more about all these points and giving lots of practical examples of classroom activities and techniques in a webinar on 16 & 17 July. I’ll be running the same webinar in three different slots across the two days. If you’re interested, you can find more information and sign up here.

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