Vocabulary: The Key to Teaching English Language Learners to Read

Christopher Wallace

In this article, Christopher Wallace reviews current research on vocabulary instruction for ELLs. The article gives evidence for the importance of strong vocabulary skills in learning to read in a second language and includes recommendations for putting research into practice in the mainstream classroom.


Wallace, C. (2007) "Vocabulary: the key to teaching English language learners to read". Reading Improvement. Retrieved from http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_hb6516/is_4_44/ai_n29414045/.