How Can Subtitles Help Intermediate Students in Kuwait to Develop their Vocabulary Acquisition?

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Introduction

Acquiring a new vocabulary of words and phrases in any language is an on-going process in students’ lives, whether it is in a first language (L1) or a second language (L2). Learners need the help of every available tool to build up their vocabulary, and if it is in their L2, this will be even more difficult to do. “Video can be a very valuable tool that helps students process, remember, and actively produce foreign terms”, (Danan, 1992: p. 524)…