knows all the words in the English language. There are simply too many!
So, we all have our personal dictionaries of words we recognise and
use. Developing yours will take some time. It is important that you
write down the new words you learn in a special place so that you can
find them again and make sure you remember them.
The Academic Word List is a list of words which are most frequently
used in academic writing and speaking. The section on academic
vocabulary below contains exercises to help you understand and remember
The list called 'common vocabulary - GSL' below is a list of words you must learn. This is the General Service List of the most commonly used 2000 words
prepositions and phrasal verbs (you do not need to sign up for this)