Focusing on the verb lexicon: Why and how to teach a verb vocabulary.

This resource is guidance for teachers, explaining the importance of teaching a verb lexicon, which verbs to teach, and how to approach this with learners in the initial stage of learning a language. It refers to sets of 'first encounter' verb resources, which are also on the portal.

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Target age range

Hours of prior instruction
0-50 hours
Key stage Year Ages Hours of instruction (based on 40 weeks in a year) Total hours
3 7-8 40
4 8-9 40
5 9-10 40
6 10-11 40
KS2 160
7 11-12 80
8 12-13 80
9 13-14 80
KS3 400
10 14-15 120
11 15-16 120
KS4 640
12 16-17 200
13 17-18 200
A-levels 1040


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