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

Improving your vocabulary

Did you know that English now has a million words? A million! You’re probably thinking – well I am anyway – how on earth anyone has managed to count them all! A company in the USA which analyses words on the internet claims that a new word is created every 98 minutes and that means … Read more