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IMPROVE YOUR ENGLISH VOCABULARY

Use self-study vocabulary books.

Expose yourself to as much English as possible by reading, watching the TV, films or the news and listening to the radio or music.

Do online exercises. Keep a note of how you did and go back in a few weeks to see how you have improved.

Use stick it notes and label things around your home.

Vocabulary webs :

Build a vocabulary web to organise your vocabulary about certain subjects.

For example your personal life:-

and then extend it:-

and then extend it further...

Flash cards :

Start a flash cards box.

Buy or cut out some cards all the same size.

Draw or cut out some pictures.

Paste the pictures onto one side of the card and write the correct word on the other side.

Put new words in the front of the box.

Test yourself using either the pictures, the words or both.

If you have forgotten a word bring it to the front of the box.

Vocabulary Learning Tip One: Read, Read, Read!
Vocabulary Learning Tip Two: Improve your context skills.
Vocabulary Learning Tip Three: Practice, practice, practice.
Vocabulary Learning Tip Four: Make up as many associations and connections as possible.
Vocabulary Learning Tip Five: Use mnemonics ( memory tricks).
Vocabulary Learning Tip Six: Get in the habit of looking up words you don't know.
Vocabulary Learning Tip Seven: Play with words.
Vocabulary Learning Tip Eight: Use vocabulary lists.
Vocabulary Learning Tip Nine: Take vocabulary tests.
Vocabulary Learning Tip Ten: Get excited about words.

On this site:- Top 500 English words. Top 100 English verbs. Top 100 misspelt words. 100 words for advanced learners. English slang.

 
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