(Pereira : Universidad Tecnológica de Pereira, 2013)
Bermúdez Alzate, Jenny Carolina; Ospina Isaza, Oscar Julián
Vocabulary development and vocabulary comprehension are key at english as a foreign language (EFL), and it is regarded as crucial for reading comprehension among english language learners (Marzano, 2005). This particular article, entitled "using online games for teaching english vocabulary for Jordanian students learning english as a foreign language" it deals with an issue which has been growing during the last decade (Marzano, 2006) in terms of researchers' interest toward it. The article presents the result of a research conducted in Jordania in 2010 to 160 tenth grade students, the idea was to find out to what extent, vocabulary mediated by online games were learned more effectively than those taught by memorizing tasks.