Foreign Language Studies College, Capital Normal University, 100048, Beijing, China
Vocabulary knowledge is an important construct in second language acquisition. This study is designed to conduct a visualized review of studies on English vocabulary knowledge at home from 2000 to 2022 derived from the CNKI database by employing the data analysis tool of CiteSpace 6.1.R3. As the scientific knowledge maps show that domestic research on English vocabulary knowledge developed fast in the first decade of the 21th century but it lost momentum in the past twenty years since its hotspots were generally limited within only a few topics like vocabulary breadth, depth and acquisition, and even within these topics there were some gaps requiring in-depth analysis. Based on the interpretation of these findings, this study proposes four possible fronts that might steer future research and promote further development of English vocabulary knowledge at home.
English vocabulary knowledge; vocabulary depth; vocabulary breadth; visualized review; CiteSpace
Wang Shuangye. A Review of Domestic Research on English Vocabulary Knowledge (2000-2022). Frontiers in Educational Research (2023) Vol. 6, Issue 21: 64-70. https://doi.org/10.25236/FER.2023.062111.
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