ENHANCING VOCABULARY DEVELOPMENT THROUGH MASS MEDIA
second year postgraduate
c.p.sc., docent, University of International Business, Almaty
Vocabulary acquisition is related to how people expand the number of words they understand as they learn a new language. Knowledge of words in a second foreign language (SFL) is essential for the learner to understand the written text well and to be able to convey basic ideas using vocabulary. Mass media are playing an essential role in human life. This article focuses on features of mass media to be used by teachers for improving vocabulary competence of students and the opportunities of mass media in developing English vocabulary.
Keywords: vocabulary, competence, teaching, English, mass media.