“Teaching Vocabulary” by Michael Lessard-Clouston

Book Review, Published in VERB Vol. 3 Issue 1, Spring 2014TeachingVocab

New teachers need essential knowledge based on sound theory and best practices, which they can readily use in the classroom. Experienced teachers need the same knowledge to refresh themselves in current developments so they can keep growing as teachers.

To meet these needs, TESOL Press has provided a series of short, introductory books (15 at the time of this writing) on various topics, including such titles as “Classroom Research for Language Teachers,” “Teaching Reading,” and “Teaching Vocabulary.” This review focuses on “Teaching Vocabulary” by Michael Lessard-Clouston. . .