Category : 4th Class
Real Life Examples
Learning vocabulary words is part of basic education at any age you may have to learn vocabulary words when learning a foreign language.
Some people are visual learners they learn best by seeing something over and over when we speak to people of different culture we are exposed to an amazing range of cultural influences and occupations, all of which introduces us to new words.
Activities like crossword puzzle become more interesting when we have a good vocabulary.
In a famous cartoon by Walt Disney, Mickey Mouse is an apprentice to a wizard and makes errors that cause chaos!
This lesson will help you to:?
Can you find the meaning of apprentice?
improve your vocabulary.
know about the ways to improve our vocabulary.
learn the proper usage of vocabulary in sentences.
QUICK CONCEPT REVIEW
Vocabulary is commonly defined as "all the words known and used by a particular person". Knowing a word, however, is not as simple as simply being able to recognize or use it.
A vocabulary usually develops with age, and serves as a useful and fundamental tool for communication and acquiring knowledge. Acquiring an extensive vocabulary is one of the largest challenges in learning a second language.
Once the reading and writing vocabularies start to develop, through questions and education, the child starts to discover the anomalies and irregularities of language.
Vocabulary is the study of:
The meanings of words
Many words have several different meanings.
How the words are used
Study the words in context; apply what you learn by writing sentences with your words.
Root words, prefixes, suffixes
Studying these will aid in the study of vocabulary.
This is comparing two pairs of words and choosing the pair that go together.
The importance of a vocabulary.
An extensive vocabulary aids expression and communication.
Vocabulary size has been directly linked to reading comprehension.
A person may be judged by others based on his or her vocabulary.
The vocabulary-centered game of Scrabble was originally conceived long back. It now sells in more than 120 countries, making it one of the most successful board games ever. You can play Acrabble using 100 lettered tiles, each with its own number value that you must use to from words on the board. Each word must at least crisscross on another word already created. Scrabble makes a good vocabulary-building game because it places the highest value on less frequently used letters, such as 'X' and 'Q' leading players to come up with obscure words.
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