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Acknowledgements Introduction Section 1: Processing Vocabulary Data Chapter 1. V_Words and V_Lists Section 2: Measuring Lexical Variation, Sophistication and Originality Chapter 2. D_Tools Chapter 3. P_Lex Chapter 4. Lexical Signatures Chapter 5. V_Unique Section 3: Estimating Vocabulary Size Chapter 6. V_YesNo Chapter 7. V_Size Chapter 8. V_Capture Section 4: Measuring Lexical Access Chapter 9. Q_Lex Section 5: Assessing Aptitude for L2 Vocabulary Learning Chapter 10. LLAMA_B Section 6: Modelling Vocabulary Growth Chapter 11. Mezzofanti Envoi Index

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Paul Meara is Emeritus Professor, Swansea University, UK and a leading scholar in the field of vocabulary acquisition. He has published extensively in this area and has held many positions of responsibility including Chair of the British Association for Applied Linguistics. He was awarded an Honorary Fellowship of Chartered Institute of Linguists in 2010 and was elected to the UK Academy of Social Sciences in 2011. Imma Miralpeix obtained her PhD from the University of Barcelona, Spain where she is Lecturer and Researcher. Her main research interests include second language vocabulary acquisition, especially lexical development and assessment, and multilingualism. She is the author of several publications in these areas and has taken part in different funded projects on second language learning and teaching.


This is a book that is of great value to researchers interested in vocabulary. The programs described in the book are highly innovative and imaginative. The questions that the programs are designed to answer lie at the heart of language learning and assessment, and the programs strikingly represent the designers thinking outside the box. -- Paul Nation, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand Meara and Miralpeix provide a rich collection of clearly explained, user-friendly, web-based applications for students and investigators interested in L2 vocabulary research. The reprinted articles, historical commentaries and accompanying reflections offer novel and stimulating ideas that many researchers will want to build on. I highly recommend this valuable resource. -- Norman Segalowitz, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada

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