In episode 41, Stacey does a bit of digging to learn about different ways teachers conceptualize and make use of vocab lists. Kara Parker, a teacher trainer and consultant in Florida, and AC Quintero, a high school Spanish teacher in Illinois, both contribute to this discussion about how to make vocab lists useful for learning.
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We heard a clip from episode 28 with Joe Barcroft, the first part of a two-parter all about vocabulary acquisition.
AC Quintero is a high school Spanish teacher and author of comprehensible novels for language learners. You can find AC on Twitter @klasekastellano.
More resources on vocab lists…
…Kara’s blog post on vocab lists can be found here
…for an extensive academic treatment of word lists in language teaching, check out Nations’ 2016 book Making and Using Word Lists for Language Learning and Testing
…a blog post by Steve Smith about themed vocab lists
If you want to know more about vocabulary testing and retrieval practice, check out episode 25 on that topic!