active vocabulary

  • 1 active vocabulary — noun The collection of words and phrases that someone commonly uses in speech and writing. :: Joans active vocabulary consists of over ten thousand words …

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  • 2 Vocabulary size — is a crucial measure in tracking foreign language acquisition for language learners. Many students and teachers are unclear, however, on the number of words one needs to know to gain even basic facility with a language. This article covers some… …

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  • 3 vocabulary — [vō kab′yə ler΄ē] n. pl. vocabularies [ML vocabularium < L vocabulum, a word: see VOCABLE] 1. a list of words and, often, phrases, abbreviations, inflectional forms, etc., usually arranged in alphabetical order and defined or otherwise… …

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  • 4 vocabulary — vo|cab|u|la|ry [vəˈkæbjuləri, vəu US leri, vou ] n plural vocabularies [Date: 1500 1600; : French; Origin: vocabulaire, from Medieval Latin vocabularium, from Latin vocabulum word, name , from vocare; VOCATION] 1.) [U and C] all the words that… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 5 vocabulary — n. 1) to command a vocabulary 2) to build, develop, enlarge one s vocabulary 3) an extensive, huge, large, rich vocabulary 4) a meager, restricted, small vocabulary 5) a basic; technical vocabulary 6) an active; passive vocabulary * * * [və… …

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  • 6 vocabulary — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ big, extensive, large, rich, wide ▪ English has a rich vocabulary and literature. ▪ Try to develop a wide vocabulary. ▪ …

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  • 7 active — adj. VERBS ▪ be ▪ become ▪ keep (sb), remain, stay ▪ Try to keep active in the cold weather. ADVERB …

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  • 8 Comics vocabulary — consists of many different techniques and images which a comic book artist employs in order to convey a narrative within the medium of comics. This vocabulary forms a language variously identified as sequential art, graphic storytelling,… …

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  • 9 Glossary of language teaching terms and ideas — Like every other course of study, language teaching requires specialized vocabulary and word use. This list is a glossary for English language learning and teaching using the increasingly popular communicative approach. Accuracy Burnout •… …

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  • 10 HEBREW LITERATURE, MODERN — definition and scope beginnings periodization …

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  • 11 Multilingualism — Bilingual redirects here. For the journal, see Bilingualism (journal). For other uses, see Bilingual (disambiguation). For multilingualism in Wikipedia, see Wikipedia:Multilingual coordination Multilingualism is the act of using, or promoting the …

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  • 12 Urban morphology — is the study of the physical form of a city, which consists of street patterns and shapes, urban design, building sizes and shapes, architecture, population density and patterns of residential, commercial, industrial and other uses, among other… …

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  • 13 СЛОВАРЬ АКТИВНЫЙ — (англ. active vocabulary) – совокупность слов, которыми пользуется человек при построении высказываний (в устной и письменной речи). Чем богаче С. а. у человека, тем точнее он может выразить свою мысль, тем меньше у него конфликтов, связанных с… …

    Энциклопедический словарь по психологии и педагогике

  • 14 СЛОВАРЬ АКТИВНЫЙ — (англ. active vocabulary) совокупность слов, которыми пользуется человек при построении высказываний (в устной и письменной речи). Ср. Словарь пассивный. Большой психологический словарь. М.: Прайм ЕВРОЗНАК. Под ред. Б.Г. Мещерякова, акад. В.П.… …

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  • 15 Martini, Simone — (active 1315 1344)     One of the most important pupils of Duccio, instrumental in the development of the International Style. Simone Martini is known to have assisted his master in the execution of the Maestà Altarpiece (1308 1311; Siena, Museo… …

    Dictionary of Renaissance art

  • 16 Pisano, Nicola — (active 1258 1278)    Italian sculptor, credited with introducing the Gothic vocabulary to Tuscany. Nicola is believed to have been born in Apulia, then ruled by Frederick II (d. 1250) who brought French masters, mainly architects, to his kingdom …

    Dictionary of Renaissance art

  • 17 on the ball — active and aware of things. Their staff seems to be really on the ball, able to get projects done on time. Related vocabulary: keep your eye on the ball …

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  • 18 HEBREW LANGUAGE — This entry is arranged according to the following scheme: pre biblical biblical the dead sea scrolls mishnaic medieval modern period A detailed table of contents precedes each section. PRE BIBLICAL nature of the evidence the sources phonology… …

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  • 19 arts, East Asian — Introduction       music and visual and performing arts of China, Korea, and Japan. The literatures of these countries are covered in the articles Chinese literature, Korean literature, and Japanese literature.       Some studies of East Asia… …

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  • 20 painting, Western — ▪ art Introduction       history of Western painting from its beginnings in prehistoric times to the present.       Painting, the execution of forms and shapes on a surface by means of pigment (but see also drawing for discussion of depictions in …

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