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By Lucy Blakemore
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Study Advice: Vocabulary

Study Advice: Vocabulary

Knowing lots of words doesn’t make you a fantastic English speaker, but it definitely helps! Even if you don’t have a good memory there are lots of ways to improve your vocabulary in English.

Here are some examples of what English learners say about vocabulary:

“I never feel I have learned enough vocabulary! There are always more words I don’t know”

“I get confused with similar words in my language”

“I’m terrible at spelling”

“I write new words but I can’t remember the pronunciation later”

Click 'Respond' to see advice about vocabulary and answer the questions!
What's your Learning Style (you can choose more than one)?
...write it in a sentence to remember how to use it.
...write ‘word families’ to connect with other words e.g. ‘shopping’/‘go shopping’/‘shopping centre’
...then record yourself on your phone or computer.