Friday, 7 May 2010

Lecture Extra:Language/Lexical Chunks

As we noticed in class this week, one way it has been suggested you can use to improve your fluency is to learn chunks of language [also known as lexical chunks]. As site for example has stated, "while knowing the meaning of a word is useful, knowing how to use it in context is vital."

Words, they note, aren't used in isolation and will often form part of an expression or fixed set of words and being able to call on these 'chunks' of vocabulary, they argue, will help you to improve English fluency skills. To learn more about Language/Lexical Chunks, see the links below:


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