Academic Vocabulary for Middle School Students



Just published (Feb, 2015), a new book by Jennifer Greene and Averil Coxhead on vocabulary in Middle School.  This book presents research on academic vocabulary in the Middle Schools in different subject areas and offers practical suggestions and strategies for working with vocabulary in these grades.

Averil Coxhead

Averil is the MA Programme Director and a Senior Lecturer in Applied Linguistics. She teaches courses on second language learning in the BEdTESOL and the MA in Applied Linguistics/TESOL programs. Averil has taught in New Zealand, England, Estonia, Hungary and Romania. She is the current MA Programme Director. Averil Coxhead is the author of Essentials of Teaching Academic Vocabulary (Heinle, 2006) and An Academic Word List.

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