Improving your academic vocabulary

Today I am going to show you a link to an impressive site created by Sandra Haywood at the University of Nottingham where you can really improve your understanding and use of academic vocabulary. The exciting thing about this site is that you make the exercises, using your texts. The problem with many exercises you … Read more


A few words today about dictionaries – get a good one! Teachers are constantly surprised that students do not make this small investment in their learning. Students (or more accurately their parents) pay thousands of pounds for a course at an overseas university but then are not prepared to pay ¬£18 (about $30) more to … Read more