Abstract：Vocabulary teaching is an important part of English teaching. The command of vocabulary directly affects students’ listening, reading, speaking, and writing. Therefore studying vocabulary teaching will enable students to improve their English learning and achieve twice the results with half of the effort. This thesis mainly aims at the current situation and drawbacks of English vocabulary teaching in senior high school and emphasizes the importance of vocabulary teaching. At the same time, it offers some effective methods for English vocabulary teaching.
Key words: vocabulary teaching; current teaching situation; vocabulary review