The effect of teaching materials on the development of vocabulary in students from 5th grade at “El Faro” during the first semester of 2013

Silva Bravo, Karen and Zavala Carrillo, Jennifer (2014) The effect of teaching materials on the development of vocabulary in students from 5th grade at “El Faro” during the first semester of 2013. Other thesis, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Nicaragua.

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Abstract

This thesis research has its main focus in the field of education, related of course, with the teaching of English language. Since the teaching process has an incredible amount of educational materials that support and strengthen the development of students´ skills, we wanted to emphasize those materials that facilitate the learning of vocabulary. Specifically, the present research addresses the use of teaching materials, designed to develop the vocabulary of elementary students, and it is mentioned of course, many authors and theories. Although, many teachers make use of all possible tools to achieve their educational goals, many others leave out not only the media, but also obviate its importance. Through this thesis are exposed not only different teaching materials, but also strategies and activities linked to teaching vocabulary, which can help language teachers to build a clearer perspective on how to use the resources around them to achieve in students meaningful and creative learning. When it comes to vocabulary, people think about an extensive set of individual words, which is not far from reality. However, it involves much more than that. Regarding vocabulary, we can also include idioms, expressions, chunks or lexical phrases. In addition, students are able to communicate successfully with others when they have enough words to express themselves. Otherwise, possessing an extensive vocabulary or learning a limited one, but in the most significant way, makes a difference in the cognitive process of a student. As language skills are gaining more and more strength within the set of knowledge,vocabulary acquisition-learning is vital in the learning process as well. Understand, manage and acquire vocabulary, might be crucial, even above another sub skill or ability, and it could represent the key to the understanding of children and what allow them to understand what they hear and read in school. Therefore, vocabulary can build scholastic success. In order to support this thought many ideas and author´s theories are exposed in this research, which pursues to analyze the effect of the materials mentioned before, in teaching vocabulary in the English language

Item Type: Thesis (Other)
Additional Information: Seminario-(Licenciados en Ciencias de la educación con mención en Inglés)-Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Nicaragua
Uncontrolled Keywords: Enseñanza del Inglés Inglés-Vocabulario-Enseñanza Aprendizaje significativo Inglés-Seminarios-2014
Subjects: 400 Lenguas > 420 Inglés e inglés antiguo
400 Lenguas > 420 Inglés e inglés antiguo > 421 Sistemas de escritura y fonología ingleses
400 Lenguas > 420 Inglés e inglés antiguo > 425 Gramática inglesa
Divisions: FACULTAD DE EDUCACIÓN E IDIOMAS > Inglés
Depositing User: Lic. Martha Cortez
Date Deposited: 15 Oct 2015 19:41
Last Modified: 22 Sep 2017 20:31
URI: http://repositorio.unan.edu.ni/id/eprint/1086

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