An Introduction to Teaching Vocabulary

An Introduction to Teaching Vocabulary

Course provided by FutureLearn

Summary overview

  • Online anytime

  • 8 hours study time

  • Teacher training and education

  • Free

  • NA

  • Level NA

About this course

On this course, you will understand the fundamentals of teaching vocabulary. You will explore key research related to vocabulary teaching and learn vocabulary teaching strategies that you can apply in your own context.You will develop as a teaching professional as you learn from not only experts in teaching vocabulary, but also from your teaching peers. You should leave the course confident in your ability to help your student develop their vocabulary. Free to register. Fee to certificate.

Learning outcomes

  1. Explore some of the research focused on vocabulary teaching and the word gap.
  2. Identify effective strategies for teaching vocabulary and apply them in your own context.
  3. Discuss and reflect on the outcomes of the work you undertake in your context.
  4. Reflect on the role and importance of metacognition in vocabulary teaching.