TITLE

VOCABULARY STRATEGY TRAINING SESSIONS IN TECHNICAL ENGLISH COURSES

AUTHOR(S)
Yagcioglu, Özlem
PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
Ekev Academic Review;Spring2009, Vol. 13 Issue 39, p257
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This study deals with the role of the vocabulary strategy training sessions in teaching writing in Technical English courses. This essay is based on the observations of my own teaching situation in an attempt to answer the question „Why can't my students easily understand and use the vocabulary items they encountered while reading in writing a report?‟ The problem required to make some extra courses on remembering and learning vocabulary items in Technical English courses. It was noticed that after these courses, all of the students have improved their language skills in learning and using new vocabulary items which were used in their Technical English and academic courses. Moreover, these additional courses helped them to activate words in their lexicon for writing. While helping my students to activate words for written communication, some useful web-sites were suggested. This essay will focus on the learning approaches and methods while designing the Vocabulary strategy sessions in Technical English courses at Dokuz Eylul University. The Aim of this paper is to help the colleagues to find new solutions in teaching writing in Technical English courses as a remedy.
ACCESSION #
40521671

 

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