THE ROLE OF HOMEWORK IN THE ENGLISH VOCABULARY ACQUISITION

Olga Supe, Aivars Kaupuzs

Abstract


The research reflected in the article focuses on the analyses of scientific literature, investigates the foreign experience on theoretical aspects of foreign language acquisition and the role of homework in the learning process. The author clarifies the current situation of English vocabulary acquisition among secondary school students, traditionally assigning homework and gathers students’ views on this, compares and analyses the results gained. The aim of the research is to investigate the impact of homework on the secondary school students’ English vocabulary development process. Methods of research: theoretical - studying pedagogical, psychological and scientific sources; empirical – a survey, document analysis, and an experiment. The article deals with students’ opinions about homework and examines the data of homework assignment at Rezekne State Gymnasium No.1.


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foreign language; homework; vocabulary

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17770/ercs2017.2760

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