The Future of Lexical Facility

  • Michael Harrington


This chapter recaps the conceptual and empirical case for the lexical facility account. The Timed Yes/No Test as a measure of lexical facility is evaluated and alternative approaches to testing the construct are considered. Directions for future research are considered, and the chapter concludes by outlining possible applications of the approach to second language (L2) vocabulary instruction, learning, and assessment.


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  • Michael Harrington
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  1. 1.University of QueenslandBrisbaneAustralia

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