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Should we teach vocabulary like this?

 
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golsa



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PostPosted: Tue Jun 24, 2014 8:09 pm    Post subject: Should we teach vocabulary like this? Reply with quote

I just came across a list of vocabulary terms a presumably untrained teacher wanted to teach to a pre-intermediate class. Thoughts?

https://word.office.live.com/wv/WordView.aspx?FBsrc=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2Fdownload%2Ffile_preview.php%3Fid%3D250881691768911%26time%3D1403639994%26metadata&access_token=100003927024939%3AAVLsGhL9K17FC-NrdHLBUBQqlKmnbvswq1dZlnY9kpsXxA&title=Personality+Adjectives.docx
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scot47



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PostPosted: Tue Jun 24, 2014 8:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Teach it ? How ? As a de-contextualised list ?
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Shroob



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PostPosted: Tue Jun 24, 2014 8:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

In 1 lesson?
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golsa



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PostPosted: Tue Jun 24, 2014 8:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

In one lesson and what you saw is what you get :shock:
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johnslat



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PostPosted: Tue Jun 24, 2014 9:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

YIKES - got to admit, though, I like bitchy (and perverse should be fun to explain). Very Happy

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John
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Agamemnon



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PostPosted: Sat Jun 28, 2014 5:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I think as the first responder said, without a context, whats the point?
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