Guided Learning: Use of academic vocabulary

 1. The Academic Wordlist

The Academic Word List contains 570 of the most important words you need to know to be successful in your studies. You can find the 10 sublists here. Sublist 1 contains the most frequent words. In this link you can actually practice the vocabulary in the academic word list.

2. The Academic Phrasebank

This site provides academics and students with some of the 'nuts and bolts' of academic writing. If you're having trouble expressing your ideas clearly, the Academic Phrasebank can be extremely helpful.

3. Collocations

Collocations are words that typically go together. For example, by typing the word research into the search engines below, you can determine which words are commonly paired with this word. You might be unsure of the verb that is commonly used with research or the preposition used after research. The websites ozdic and just-the-word can help.

Still curious about the answer? Conduct research into a problem.