Comment: Why ELT fell for the lexical sets myth – hook, line and sinker
- Created: Monday, 09 April 2018 11:15
Evidence shows learning semantically related vocabulary in groups isn’t the best way to learn lexis, but the idea is entrenched in language classrooms, writes Melanie Butler
Iam now officially ancient. I must be. I was around at the birth of at least one ELT myth and I expect it will outlive me. If there is one thing I have learned in forty years in ELT, it is that a good myth is hard to kill.