Explicit, interactive, and challenging games can forge new vocabulary acquisition additional research on this topic has shown significant benefits by using game-based learning for academic vocabulary acquisition and retention in other countries and academic levels (hui-chan & chen, 2012 taheri, 2014.
The effect of computer game-based learning on fl vocabulary transferability educational technology & society, 20 (1), 123–133 issn 1436-4522 (online) and 1176-3647 (print) computer games in vocabulary learning has been demonstrated. The effects of games in english vocabulary learning for young learners background of the study in learning a foreign or second language, one of the most important things that a learner must acquire is vocabulary.
The study aimed to investigate (a) the effect of digital games, songs, and flashcards on vocabulary knowledge of iranian efl preschool learners and (b) the young learners performance on mid-course tests of vocabulary with different topics. Language games in the teaching of vocabulary to young learners will be proven effective when the pupils show better interest in the lesson and increased motivation or desire to learn or take part in the activities 17 the effects of games in english vocabulary learning for young learners conducted. For example, in a study that examined the effect of playing a simulation game on vocabulary retention (franciosi et al, 2016), the treatment group used an online vocabulary learning application (quizlet) in conjunction with playing the 3rd world farmer game (dl+c), while the control group only used quizlet (dl−c. Games in language learning use repetition (behaviorism) and processes of organization of thought and adaptation (constructivism) turgut and irgin (2009), in their study concerning learning english via computer games, found that video games are effective toward learning sub-skills, especially vocabulary and pronunciation.
Full-text paper (pdf): the effect of video games on iranian efl learners’ vocabulary learning. The effects of using games on english vocabulary learning one of the difficult parts of learning the target language for english language learners is the acquisition of vocabulary using educational games for teaching vocabulary has been very popular for several decades.
Enhance the effect of using word games for teaching english vocabulary on students' achievement in english vocabulary such as conducting further studies on other populations and for a longer period time keywords: word games, english vocabulary, students achievement introduction the role of games in teaching and learning vocabulary cannot be denied. The synthesis done in  about video games and second language learning concluded that games have a positive impact on learning, specially for vocabulary, with the experimental group surpassing.
It relies on drilling the vocabulary to get the students to produce the correct pronunciation of wordsthe effects of using games to reinforce vocabulary learning introduction this is a study of the effects of using games to practice vocabulary in the teaching of english to young learners. Experienced vocabulary learning (the same words) via a video game called runaway: a road adventure the results of the study revealed that learning vocabulary via video games is beneficial, and that males are more inclined toward video-game learning than females introduction vocabulary is the main building block of language learning.