Vocabulary Learning and Assessment: A Commentary on Four Studies for JALT Vocabulary SIG
Irina Elgort
Victoria University of Wellington
doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.7820/vli.v09.2.elgort
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Abstract
Four papers by Chie Ogawa, Haidee Thomson, Michael Holsworthm and Darrell Wilkinson were presented in the Vocabulary Learning and Assessment session at the Eighth Annual Japan Association for Language Teaching (JALT) Vocabulary Special Interest Group (SIG) Symposium, at the University of Niigata, Japan, in May 2020. The papers raised methodological questions, proposed approaches to assessing spoken and written word knowledge and fluency, and presented some experimental findings. It is my pleasure to discuss these papers in terms of the ideas proposed by the four researchers, their implementation and potential future directions.

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Elgort, I. (2020). Vocabulary learning and assessment: A commentary on four studies for JALT Vocabulary SIG. Vocabulary Learning and Instruction, 9 (2), 75–88. https://doi.org/10.7820/vli.v09.2.elgort