A New Perspective: Lexical Analysis through the Integration of Poetry as a Strategy to Empower the Word Power

Dr. L. Amutha

Assistant Professor of English, Bishop Heber College, Affiliated to Bharathidasan University, Tamil Nadu

Keywords: Empowering the lexical, Integration of poetry, Vocabulary components, Acquisitions


The teaching of vocabulary is as challenging and important as skilling of any other component of language. The basic aim of skilling a new language includes the growth of learners’ vocabulary. Language is meant for communication in which concepts and ideas are enshrined. Meaningful words lead the communicator to communicate error-free and effective sharing of ideas and thoughts. Lexical stock and acquisition are extremely important to excel in any language. The strong reservoir of words can give the confidence to express the ideas efficiently in LSRW. It is quite a challenge to understand the meaning of a word in isolation. Vocabulary imparting needs at most care in planning strategies or methods to implement for the student centric view. It is more essential to focus on the practice through the productive skills of speaking and reading.   This article is an attempt to detail the integration of poetry to enhance L2 learners’ glossary and suggests, exemplifies, and designs the language focused activities such as, word formation, word association, sentence completion, rhyming words, close reading, creative and critical thinking.


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