EFFECTIVE VOCABULARY INSTRUCTION IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE AT THE PUBLIC JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOLS IN THE KOMENDA-EDINAEGUAFO-ABREM MUNICIPALITY

ABSTRACT

Vocabulary knowledge is one of the leading indicators of a student’s ability to comprehend  a  text.  With  this  in  mind,  it  is  necessary  that  English  language teachers  in  every  content  area,  search  for  best  practices  in  vocabulary instruction  that  will  benefit  students  in  comprehension.    The  purpose  of  the study  was  to  assess  effective  teaching  of  vocabulary  learning  in  English language  at  the  public  junior  high  in  the  Komenda-Edina-Eguafo-Abrem Municipality.  Sixty-six (66)  English language teachers teaching English as a subject in  the  public  junior  high  schools  were purposively  sampled  for  the study.  Questionnaire  items  were used  to  collect  data,  as  well  observation activities  were  used  to  observe  English  language  teachers  vocabulary instruction  lesson in  reading comprehension. Descriptive statistics were used to  analyse  the  data.  The  study  found  that  majority  of  the  respondents  used extensive  reading,  repetition  method,  interaction  and  background  knowledge of students to teach vocabulary in English language. This led to a discussion in the conclusion about the need for vocabulary instruction to be taken seriously in  reading  lessons in English  language  especially  at  the  public  junior  high schools.  The outcome of the study would help educational policy-makers and English  language  teachers  in  basic  schools  to  identify  and  resolve  such concerns to increase the success rate of implementing the curriculum

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APA

APPIAH-BAIDOO, J (2021). EFFECTIVE VOCABULARY INSTRUCTION IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE AT THE PUBLIC JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOLS IN THE KOMENDA-EDINAEGUAFO-ABREM MUNICIPALITY. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/effective-vocabulary-instruction-in-english-language-at-the-public-junior-high-schools-in-the-komenda-edinaeguafo-abrem-municipality

MLA 8th

APPIAH-BAIDOO, JOSEPH "EFFECTIVE VOCABULARY INSTRUCTION IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE AT THE PUBLIC JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOLS IN THE KOMENDA-EDINAEGUAFO-ABREM MUNICIPALITY" Afribary. Afribary, 08 Mar. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/effective-vocabulary-instruction-in-english-language-at-the-public-junior-high-schools-in-the-komenda-edinaeguafo-abrem-municipality. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

MLA7

APPIAH-BAIDOO, JOSEPH . "EFFECTIVE VOCABULARY INSTRUCTION IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE AT THE PUBLIC JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOLS IN THE KOMENDA-EDINAEGUAFO-ABREM MUNICIPALITY". Afribary, Afribary, 08 Mar. 2021. Web. 21 Jun. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/effective-vocabulary-instruction-in-english-language-at-the-public-junior-high-schools-in-the-komenda-edinaeguafo-abrem-municipality >.

Chicago

APPIAH-BAIDOO, JOSEPH . "EFFECTIVE VOCABULARY INSTRUCTION IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE AT THE PUBLIC JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOLS IN THE KOMENDA-EDINAEGUAFO-ABREM MUNICIPALITY" Afribary (2021). Accessed June 21, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/effective-vocabulary-instruction-in-english-language-at-the-public-junior-high-schools-in-the-komenda-edinaeguafo-abrem-municipality