Ch 13: MEGA English: English Language in Context

About This Chapter

Put the English language in context with this chapter aimed toward preparing you for the MEGA English test. You can track your progress with our dashboard feature as you go through the chapter's engaging videos and quizzes.

MEGA English: English Language in Context - Chapter Summary

Review the lessons in this chapter to develop a clear understanding of how context can be used to teach vocabulary and understand the English language. Throughout the chapter, our instructors will explain the most crucial information about this topic for the MEGA English test. These lessons include topics that may be on the exam, such as:

  • Using the context to determine the meaning of words
  • Interpreting figures of speech
  • Teaching vocabulary in context
  • Identifying important terms with the four-square strategy

The lessons in this chapter will prepare you for questions about context on the MEGA English test. Keep track of your place in this chapter and measure what you've completed with your personal dashboard.

5 Lessons in Chapter 13: MEGA English: English Language in Context
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How to Use Context to Determine the Meaning of Words

1. How to Use Context to Determine the Meaning of Words

With diligence and intrepid ingenuity, you can use context to ascertain the purport of a word. In other words, in this lesson, we'll find out how to use context to figure out what words mean.

Interpreting Figures of Speech in Context

2. Interpreting Figures of Speech in Context

Figures of speech can add humor or drama to any situation, but you have to understand what they mean in order to connect the dots. In this lesson, we'll discuss how to interpret figures of speech, such as verbal irony, puns, idioms, and hyperbole.

Strategies for Teaching Vocabulary

3. Strategies for Teaching Vocabulary

Vocabulary instruction is an essential component in language development. Using a variety of teaching strategies, including vocabulary journals, foldables, word walls, and games, helps teachers increase student engagement and vocabulary retention.

Teaching Vocabulary in Context

4. Teaching Vocabulary in Context

Learning vocabulary in context helps people make connections for better comprehension. We'll look at a variety of learning strategies that can help students understand and incorporate new words effectively. After the lesson, test your new knowledge with our quiz questions!

Using the Four-Square Strategy to Identify & Define Key Vocabulary

5. Using the Four-Square Strategy to Identify & Define Key Vocabulary

In this lesson, we'll explore how to use the Four-Square Strategy to learn and remember important vocabulary words. We'll also practice with a couple sample words.

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