Visuwords online graphical dictionary

Visuwords online graphical dictionary Visuwords online graphical dictionary is a great resource for learning about words, their meanings and other related words. Let’s be honest, learning vocabulary can be hard work! Anything that makes learning new words, and learning about new words, more interesting is worth taking a look at and I’ve been enjoying myself … Read more

Dominic Cole’s Academic Word List Exercises

I have a number of fluent English speakers in my Academic English classes who have not grasped the difference between general English and Academic English. I can think of people who have learnt English at international schools, or language schools, or from their boyfriends and girlfriends, and they can chat quite comfortably in English. But, … Read more

Suggestions for learning vocabulary

Oh dear. It’s that time of year – the clocks have gone back ¬†which means that it’ll soon be getting dark at four o’clock in the afternoon. Of course, at this time of year it is traditional for everyone to complain about this. Every year the news programmes are full of people saying that we … Read more

The Academic Word List at the University of Plymouth

British sports fans will have been following the Wimbledon tennis championship over the past few days. It is a very ‘British’ event (with strawberries and cream) and it is traditional for a British player to do quite well and then get beaten. It was no different this year only our current best player is really … Read more