Phrases vs vocab

Phrases vs vocab

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Posts0Likes0Joined8/7/2018LocationAlmeria / ES
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I see lots of advice on learning the 100 most commonly used words of a language first... But I wonder if that is a sensible place to start. I teach my students in a sentence structure then we branch out from there for example ... I eat dinner then he she you etc eat dinner then we add vocab like i/ we/ they eat *soup* for dinner and eventually pair other phrases... I like to eat soup for dinner etc. I believe children learn naturally in this manner in the home we simplify how we speak to them and extend their vocabulary along the way. I'd love to hear your thoughts. 

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We need to acquire both, some way or another, so I didn't vote.

I'm reading the Malazan Book of the Fallen.

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