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vocabulary

 [vo-kab´u-lar″e]
a list of words and terms, sometimes accompanied by definitions or translations.
controlled vocabulary an artificial language for the representation of attributes of entities, e.g., subjects of documents.
standardized vocabulary language (def. 3).
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

vocabulary

The totality of terms that function in general reference to concepts that apply over various languages.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

vocabulary

The body of words used in a particular language. See Controlled vocabulary.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Huckin, Second language vocabulary acquisition: A rationale for pedagogy, ix-x.
Research on gender factors in the vocabulary learning strategies in English language learning.
SV2SPOV IMPLEMENTATION Algorithm: SV2SPOV Input: sensor or satellite data file Output: sensor or satellite data with SP ontology based concept vocabulary Method: Begin Open file for reading sv [] =read attribute names from file; Initialize "spov" as an empty array of length same as sv For each i in sv do spov[i]=FSPOV(sv[i]) End for sd1="|" dataList[]=read data from file For each record i in dataList do sd[i] = dataList[i].split(",") For j=0 to sv.length do If spov[j] is empty then sd1 = sd1 + "|" + sd[j] Else For k = 0 to sv.length do If sd[j] contains sv[k] then sd1 = sd1 + "|" + sd[j].replace(sv[k], spov[k]) End if End for End if End for print sd1 sd1 = "" End If End TABLE II.
Students who are learning English as an additional language/dialect (EAL/D) have a significant amount of English vocabulary to learn and so it is imperative to teach vocabulary both incidentally and explicitly within a word-conscious classroom.
Even though much is known about vocabulary instruction, teachers find difficulty putting best practice in place (Bromley, 2007; Flanigan and Greenwood, 2007; Greenwood, 2010).
Therefore, Vocab Tunes has come up with its 3-5th Grade Workbook W/CD learning program that facilitates the improvement of English vocabulary along with comprehension skills.
Concerning vocabulary measures, Nation and Webb (2011: 245) point to how "[m]easures of lexical richness should allow us to distinguish between the language of more and less proficient learners".
So students without a strong vocabulary base generally need more support to build the word knowledge needed to level the academic playing field.
At the heart of these literacies is an understanding of the vocabulary of the field.
IRAs involve: 1) reading a text aloud while engaging children actively in the text, 2) providing opportunities for children to reflect on the meaning of the story, 3) engaging with new vocabulary across variety of contexts and 4) developing an understanding of key vocabulary through structured conversations with adults.
"With a regression analysis we calculated the probability of impairment to the vocabulary levels of the participants," Lojo Seoane continues.
The results revealed a greater prevalence of mild cognitive impairment in participants who achieved a lower vocabulary level score.