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Tuesday, August 6, 2013

PPT On Vocabulary Skills


Vocabulary Skills Presentation Transcript:
1.Vocabulary Skills

2. Definition of Vocabulary Skills
A vocab is defined as
“All the word known and used by a particular person”.
Vocab building is a key reading, writing, to
verbal expression and in many ways, vocabulary
is key to building analytical and critical thinking.

3.Types of Vocabulary                            

4.Reading Vocabulary:
    A person's reading vocabulary is all the words he or she can recognize when reading. This is the largest type of vocabulary simply because it includes the other three.

5.Listening vocabulary:
    A person's listening vocabulary is all the words he or she can recognize when listening to speech. This vocabulary is aided in size by context and tone of voice.

6.Writing vocabulary:
    A person's writing vocabulary is all the words he or she can employ in writing. Contrary to the previous two vocabulary types, the writing vocabulary is stimulated by its user.

7.Speaking vocabulary:
    A person's speaking vocabulary is all the words he or she can use in speech. Due to the spontaneous nature of the speaking vocabulary, words are often misused. This misuse – though slight and unintentional – may be compensated by facial expressions, tone of voice, or hand gestures.

8. How to Improve Vocabulary…?
1-By Reading Newspapers, Magazines, Novels, etc
2-By consulting dictionary 
 3-Associoating with people who have a good spoken vocabulary and writing   vocabulary

9. Synonyms:
1:- Synonyms are different words with almost identical or similar meanings.
2:- Synonyms can be any part of speech (e.g. nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs or prepositions)

10. Antonyms (opposite):
    An Antonym is a word that means the opposite
    of another.
   E.G ‘fat’ is an antonym of ‘thin’
   ‘Big’ is an antonym of ‘small’

    To find the word you need to express yourself more effectively and more interestingly
To avoid repeating the same words:
    To find the word that suits the genre(type of writing e.g. : a letter), purpose, intended audience and context of what you are writing
Dictionary skills:
    It includes how to make best use of dictionary

12. Definition:
  “A reference book containing an alphabetical
    list of words with information about them”

13. Why Use A Dictionary???
    Dictionaries can be used to check spelling, to
   learn new words, to find or double-check the
   meaning of a word you encounter, or to find
   the right word to use. How to best use a
   dictionary depends on what you are doing with

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