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An evaluation of vocabulary in Kenyan English textbooks

 

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Vocabulary is a central element in the teaching and learning of language. Yet, very little literature exists on the evaluation of how vocabulary is presented in school textbooks. This book uses structural and functional linguistic theories as well as language learning theories to evaluate six approved English textbooks in Kenya. The chief objective of language learning at primary level in Kenyan schools is to achieve communicative competence. This evaluation sought to find out if this objective is met by the six recommended English textbooks for the fourth grade. This book shows the various semantic fields used to present vocabulary items in the recommended textbooks. It also reveals that various texts are used to present vocabulary in these textbooks. Similarly, a wide range of practice activities are used in the six textbooks. This book is invaluable to teachers and learners of English as well as language textbook writers and publishers.

Product Specifications
SKU :COC20570
AuthorCyrus Ngumo
LanguageEnglish
BindingPaperback
Number of Pages80
Publishing Year7/17/2012
ISBN978-3659172571
Edition1 st
Book TypeLiteracy
Country of ManufactureIndia
Product BrandLAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
Product Packaging InfoBox
In The Box1 Piece
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