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Alizadeh I. Vocabulary Teaching Techniques: A Review of Common Practices. IJREE. 2016; 1 (1)
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Lahijan Branch, Islamic Azad University, Lahijan, Iran
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Abundantly clear though the need for effective eclectic techniques for enhancing learners’ vocabulary learning strategies may seem, in practice, language instructors, by all accounts, tend to resort to only a few obsolete ones. This review paper aims to provide a brief account of practices in vocabulary teaching and learning by focusing on the research on teaching words in context and out of context as well as incidental and intentional vocabulary learning.

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