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Once again, Second Language Vocabulary Acquisition by contains a contribution by Paul Nation, it isn't a third-party reference. - Mike Rosoft (talk) 05:29, 1 October 2010 (UTC)
I will try to get more content and independent sources. In any case, please USERFY in my user space if deletion is really wanted. I may recycle content for a coming Vocabulary acquisition article. Yug(talk) 10:56, 1 October 2010 (UTC)
"the approach taken in the book is that a balanced language course should consist of four major strands: learning from comprehensible meaning-focused input, language-focused learning, meaning-focused input, and fluency development. Next he points out the three major themes in the book: the cost/benefit concept based on the results of word frequency studies, the idea that learning a word is a cumulative process involving a range aspects of knowledge, and that teachers and learners should give careful consideration as to how vocabulary is learned"