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Sunday, July 13, 2008

Reference on Vocabulary

Chujo, Yoshimori, Hasegawa, Nishigaki, & Yamazaki (2007). Kotogakko Eigo Kyokasho No Goi [The vocabularies of selected high school English textbooks] Nihondaigaku Seisan Kogakubu Kenkyu Houkoku B, 40, 71-92. Retrieved March 16, 2008, from

Coxhead, A. (2000). A new Academic Word List. TESOL Quarterly 34(2), 213-238.

Ellis, N.C. (2003). Constructions, chunking, and connectionism: The emergence of second language structure. In C.J. Doughty & M.H. Long (Eds.), The handbook of second language acquisition (pp, 63-103). Malden, MA: Blackwell.

Guest (2008). Japanese University Entrance Examinations: What Teachers Should Know. The Language Teacher, 32(2), 15-19.

Hasegawa (2003). Eiken Ni Kyu To Center Tests Ni Taisuru Eigo Kyokasho Goi No Koka – Kako Ju-nenkan No Tsujiteki Chosa [The effect of vocabularies in English textbooks on 2nd level STEP test and Center Tests] Step Bulletin 15, Nihon Eigo Kentei Kyokai 152-158.

Hasegawa and Chujo (2004). Gakushu Shido Youryo No Kaitei Ni Tomonau Gakko Eigo Kyokasho Goi No Jidaiteki Henka-1980 Nendai Kara Gendai Made- [Change of vocabularies used in textbooks with revision of the course of study- from 1980s to today] Language Education and Technology 41, 141-155

Kikuchi, K. (2006). Revisiting English Entrance Examinations at Japanese Universities after a Decade. JALT Journal, 28(1), 77-98

Laufer, B. (1994). The lexical profile of second language writing: Does it change over time? RELC Journal, 25(2), 21-33

Laufer, B. & Nation, P. (1995). Vocabulary size and use: lexical richness in L2 written production. Applied Linguistics 16(3), 307-322

Laufer, B. & Paribakht, T.S. (1998). The relationship between passive and active vocabularies: Effects of language learning context. Language Learning 48(3), 365-391

Mochizuki, Aizawa, & Tono (2003). Eigo Goi No Shido Manyuaru [The manual for teaching English vocabulary]. Tokyo: Taishukan.

Monbu –kagaku-sho(2001). Gakushu Shido Youryo [(Foreign language in secondary school :) The course of study] Retrieved March 16, 2008, from

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Nation, I. S. P. (2001). Learning vocabulary in another language. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Nation, I. S. P. (2004). Vocabulary resources booklet. English Language Institute Occasional Publication, 21, 1. Wellington, New Zealand: Victoria University School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies

Pawley, A. and Syder, F.H. (1983). Two puzzles for linguistic theory: nativelike selection and nativelike fluency. In J.C. Richards and R.W. Schmidt (eds), Language and communication (pp. 191-225), London: Longman.

Sakaguchi (1996). Koutougakkou Kyoukasho No Goi Kara Mita Jitsuyo Eigo Ginou Kentei (Jyun ikkyu, Nikkyu) Oyobi Daigaku Nyushi Center Shiken [STEP tests-pre1st grade and second grade from the perspective of vocabularies in textbooks used in senior high schools] Step Bulletin 13, Nihon Eigo Kentei Kyokai 138-146

Schmitt, N and Celce-Murcia, M. (2002). An overview of applied linguistics. In Schmitt, N. (Ed), An introduction of applied linguistics (pp, 1-16). London: Arnold.

West, M. (1953). A General service list of English words. London: Longman, Green & Co.

Xam 2007 English [Computer software] Chiba: JC Educational Institute

Yamanish (2000). Eiken Shutoku kyu To Daigaku Nyushi Center Shiken Eigo Kamoku No Tensu To No Soukan Kankei [The correlation between grades of STEP tests and scores of Center Tests in English section] Step Bulletin 13, Nihon Eigo Kentei Kyokai 26-42.



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