Teaching vocabulary is far more than just teaching isolated words. Our students may have different ways of acquiring vocabulary and it's our duty to train them in new strategies for doing it. Teaching vocabulary is about making connections and building relations with our words; it is about giving students the tool for mental processing of lexical units.
Teacher who had gone through a Teachers' Training College should be aware of some Language teachers' love for long list of ways of… In a collaborative way, students at the LCB TTC have created a wiki page in which I've made some contributions towards a list that we can call "Ways of Teaching Vocabulary".
You are more than welcome to visit it and leave your comment!!!
"Vocabulary enables us to interpret and to express.
If you have a limited vocabulary,
you will also have a limited vision and a limited future." -–
Jim Rohn (Business Philosopher)
Based on Tricia Hedge, Teaching and Learning in Language Classroom, Oxford, 2000