Vocabulary size in English course books : the case of Greek primary schoolsPart of : Εφαρμοσμένη γλωσσολογία ; No.28, 2013, pages 129-148
This paper is part of an MA research and attempts to enrich the literature in vocabulary issues with regard to English course books in Greek state primary schools by investigating the size of vocabulary in both the old and new English course books taught in primary schools. The corpus-based analyses of these course books at a variety of levels (unit, book, and series) render valuable data concerning the actual size of vocabulary in terms of tokens and types in both of these series. The findings are expected to be of great value to practicing teachers and course book writers.
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