Ljiljana Mihajlović

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The aim of this paper is to offer a review of a range of primarily printed resources used in teaching two upper-intermediate (or B2 on the CEFR scale) EFL vocabulary courses. The courses in question are Use of English 1 and Use of English 2 and they are part of a larger course, Contemporary English Language 1, taught to first-year students at the English Department of the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Niš. The semantic areas outlined in the syllabi for these two courses are covered predominantly through excerpts from a number of textbooks specifically designed for teaching/learning and practicing vocabulary. Time permitting, some authentic resources from the media are used as well. The paper will try to point to the importance of using more than one resource by reviewing the resources employed and examining how they complement one another, thus enabling students to learn and retain vocabulary more efficiently.


vocabulary teaching, upper-intermediate, textbook, multiple resources

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.22190/FULL230331009M


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