The importance of vocabulary development according to steven stahl (2005), “vocabulary knowledge is knowledge the knowledge of a word not only implies a definition, but also implies how that word fits into the world. Importance of vocabulary knowledge has long been recognized in the development of reading skills as early as 1924, researchers noted that growth in teaching and developing vocabulary the amount of vocabulary that children need to acquire each year is staggering in scope, estimated.
A review on the important role of vocabulary knowledge in reading comprehension performance  kaivanpanah s, zandi h the role of depth of vocabulary knowledge in reading comprehension in efl context journal of applied sciences 2009 9(4), 698-706 nation k, bishop d vocabulary is important for some, but not all reading skills. In addition to this, it is important to note that the vocabulary tests developed in the study are intended entirely as research tools that can be used for the investigation of learners' vocabulary knowledge within the context of the present research design.
Since comprehension is the ultimate goal of reading, you cannot overestimate the importance of vocabulary development words are the currency of communication a robust vocabulary improves all areas of communication — listening, speaking, reading and writing. Vocabulary knowledge is the single most important factor contributing to reading comprehension – laflamme, 1997 the national reading panel of the national institute of child health and human development (nichd, 2000) identified vocabulary instruction as an essential skill that students need to improve reading performance. It is also important to engage students in discussions with heterogeneous groups so that students with lower vocabulary skills and limited background knowledge can benefit from hearing the discussions of their peers.
The importance of vocabulary instruction kimberly kimbell-lópez 1 what do mean by important to remember 15 6 when should vocabulary breadth and depth of vocabulary knowledge: implications for acquisition and instruction in mg mckeown and me curtis (eds), the nature of vocabulary acquisition , 19-35, hillsdale, nj: lawrence erlbaum.
The effect of vocabulary knowledge on reading comprehension of iranian efl learners in kerman azad university vocabulary knowledge plays an important role in reading comprehension reading a language and comprehending it require that one possess sufficient vocabulary researchers tend to agree.
Vocabulary and its importance in language learning 3 aspects of vocabulary knowledge the concept of a word can be defined in various ways, but three signifi- cant aspects teachers need to be aware of and focus on are form, mean- ing, and useaccording to nation (2001), the form of a word involves its pronunciation (spoken form), spelling (written form), and any word. A review on the important role of vocabulary knowledge in reading comprehension performance nation k, bishop d vocabulary is important for some, but not all reading skills scientific studies of reading 2007 11(3), 235-257 the role of depth of vocabulary knowledge in reading comprehension in efl context journal of applied sciences.