ON THE EFFECT OF USING CUBIC BOXES ON VOCABULARY ACQUISITION OF EFL YOUNG LEARNERS

Hossein Khodabakhshzadeh, Mohammad Amin Farshchi, Seyyed Farzad Kalali Sani

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Vocabulary acquisition has long been a major concern among EFL instructors teaching young learners. Among all the techniques proposed for vocabulary retention and enhancement among young learners, using cubic boxes can play a pivotal role in developing and activating young learners to acquire elementary vocabularies more effectively. It was proven in this study that cooperative vocabulary activities among those young leaners applying cubic boxes outweighs the ones who try to acquire new words via traditional pen-and-paper techniques. Thus, using cubic boxes possesses a major function in vocabulary enhancement and retention of young learners of English. Moreover, vocabulary learning based on the adaptation of the cubic boxes is highly cooperative and leads to more dynamic learning rather than individual vocabulary learning in language classrooms.

 

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cooperative vocabulary activity, cubic boxes, vocabulary enhancement, young learners

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