publication . Article . 2016

The Develpoment of a Diagnostic Test Assesing Young Learner’s Knowledge of Phrasal Verbs

Thékes István;
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  • Published: 01 Jun 2016 Journal: PedActa (issn: 2248-3527, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Babes-Bolyai University
Abstract
Vocabulary knowledge is a good predictor of general language proficiency (Boers, Demecheleer, Coxhead, & Webb, 2014). It has been reported that receptive vocabulary knowledge predicts productive vocabulary knowledge (Laufer & Nation, 1999). With the emergence of the lexical approach (Lewis, 1993) in language teaching, a new avenue was opened for vocabulary and phrasal verbs (PV) research. In this study, I will present the attempt to develop a diagnostic test battery assessing the knowledge of PVs. The procedure of the instrument development will be presented, and it will be pointed out that six equivalent tests have been created on the basis of t ask solving mod...
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free text keywords: phrasal verbs, y oung learners, diagnostic testing, Education (General), L7-991
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