The study was an experimental design. Students were randomly assigned to form a treatment and a control group. The comparison between the students’ scores showed that there was a significant difference in the final performance of two groups. Therefore, the results from the ANCOVA reveal that prior English oral vocabulary knowledge predicted student’s success during the vocabulary scaffolding intervention, and scaffolding has positive effects on learning vocabularies.
Author is an English language teacher in, Rudan, Iran. Finished her undergraduate studies at Islamic Azad University of Bandar Abbas, majoring in TEFL. She continued her graduate studies at Islamic Azad University of Bandar Abbas, where she got her M.A degree in TEFL. Research interests include Wash back Effects, Listening, Vocabulary and Writing.
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LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
scaffolding, Vocabulary, EFL, English Vocabulary
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