A study on vocabulary teaching techniques in semi-urban schools
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This research is based on a small scale study that focuses on the current practice of teaching vocabulary in the ESL class at high schools outside Dhaka. Two Bengali medium and Two English medium schools were selected where around 150 students and 4 teachers took part in the survey. A mixed method of analysis was used to analyze the collected data. The result suggested that some approaches taken by teachers such as providing definitional and contextual information, ample scope for reading, using high frequency words, Incidental teaching can be considered effective. The study also found some limitation in the teaching process such as teachers using only the traditional method for teaching vocabulary and their tendency to make students memorize the words. Therefore, some recommendations are presented at the end of the research. This Research will be helpful for the English teachers of schools of semi-urban and rural areas.