VOCABULARY

  • NOTE:   Vocabulary is a collection of words

    and

    words are symbols for concepts we already know!

     

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    1 -- all the words that someone knows or uses

          active vocabulary =the words someone can use

          passive vocabulary =the words someone can understand, but does not use

    2 -- all the words in a particular language

    3 -- the words that are typically used when talking about a particular subject


    ETYMOLOGY:  

    History and origin (etymology) of the word vocabulary

    1532, "list of words with explanations,"

    from M.L. vocabularium "a list of words,"

    from L. vocabulum "word, name, noun,"

    from vocare "to name, call"

    Meaning "range of language of a person or group" is first attested 1753.

            SOURCE:  Online Etymology Dictionary http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?term=vocabulary

    Below are MSWord Files -- Instructions for Picture Vocabulary as well as Vocab Lists

      * Click on a link to download a particular file.

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