2 Teaching/learning vocabulary includes the following main problems: selection of the vocabularymethodological arrangementstrategies for teaching learningtypes of exercises.
3 Principles of vocabulary selection Principle of frequencyPrinciple of combinabilityPrinciple of word-building valuePrinciple of stylistic neutrality
4 Methodological Arrangement of Selected Vocabulary Every word has its form, meaning and usage, and each of these aspects have its difficulties.So arranging the vocabulary according to each difficulties is a matter of great importance in teaching.
5 The vocabulary selected for assimilation in schools is divided into receptive and productive minima.
6 the aim of teaching/learning, The selected vocabulary should be divided into school forms through the instruction taking into consideration:the aim of teaching/learning,the peculiarities of the words, such as concrete or abstract, difficulties in form, meaning and usage,the age of the learners.
7 Strategies for Teaching/Learning Vocabulary presentation or exclamation of linguistic items (new words or grammar items)consolidation or retention of themusage in communication.
8 Conveying the Meaning of Unfamiliar Words non-verbal (áã É»½í³Ï³Ý)verbal (É»½í³Ï³Ý)
9 Verbal ways of conveying the meaning of unfamiliar words In the target languagea definition: all the words used in the definition should be known to the learners to be able to guess the meaningputting the word in a defining context or a sentence.using the word in a clear and comprehensible situation,giving a word in the opposite meaning(antonym)giving a word in the same meaning(synonym)analyzing word-building elementsguessing from the contextguessing from the similarity of the word in-the mother tongue or in Armenian.
10 Verbal ways of conveying the meaning of unfamiliar words Through translation into the mother tongue:common translationtranslation-interpretation.
11 The choice of ways and techniques of conveying the meaning of unfamiliar words depends on the following factors:Psychologicallearner's age,learner's intelligence.Pedagogicalthe stage of teaching,the size of the class,the time to conveying the meaning of new words,the qualification of the teacher.Linguisticabstract or concrete notionsrange of meaning in both languages
12 Two groups of exercises recommended for vocabulary assimilation Exercises designed for developing comprehension(receptive) skills(recognizing and understanding)Exercises designed for developing production skills(using in speaking and writing)