1st Edition

Language Learning through Captioned Videos
Incidental Vocabulary Acquisition

  • Available for pre-order. Item will ship after November 30, 2020
ISBN 9780367209926
November 30, 2020 Forthcoming by Routledge
120 Pages 10 B/W Illustrations

USD $60.00

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Book Description

This innovative research- and pedagogy-oriented book delves into the study and application of incidental vocabulary acquisition in English through captioned videos. This technology offers EFL students of different ages even greater opportunities for vocabulary learning than the traditional classroom. This book reviews the conceptual, methodological, theoretical, and practical issues involved with captioned videos, and offers new ideas for enhancing vocabulary development to researchers, graduate students, and classroom practitioners at all levels.

Table of Contents

Preface *

Acknowledgement *

Chapter 1. Introduction to vocabulary knowledge and incidental vocabulary acquisition *

Chapter 2. Captioned videos: Multimedia features, definitions and theoretical frameworks *

Chapter 3. Language learning and incidental vocabulary acquisition from captioned videos: Advantages and disadvantages *

Chapter 4. Vocabulary learning from captioned videos for EFL learners *

Chapter 5. Research methods for using captioned videos in incidental vocabulary acquisition *

Chapter 6. Conclusion: Maximizing vocabulary learning performance from captioned videos *


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(Mark) Feng Teng is a PhD student and Lecturer in language teacher education at Hong Kong Baptist University. He is an active researcher in the TESOL community. He has extensive teaching and teacher education experience in mainland China. His research programme spans metacognition, self-regulated learning (SRL) and L2 writing development, and L2 vocabulary acquisition. He was the recipient of the 2017 Best Paper Award from the Hong Kong Association for Applied Linguistics (HAAL), as well as the Teaching Excellence Awards by the Education Bureau of mainland China. He has published more than 40 articles in international flagship journals. His recent monographs were published by Springer, De Gruyter, and Bloomsbury.