5 May

Three nifty tools for building your vocabulary

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When it comes to learning vocabulary, I’m a great believer in  ‘a little and often’. I’ve already written about setting up a system and getting into positive habits. Here are three tools which can help you to do just that and at the same time keep you motivated.   Look forward to a new word every lunchtime […]

16 August

Four steps to increase your vocabulary

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“I need a wider vocabulary!” How often have you said that or thought it? I hear it a lot from people learning English at all levels. And somehow increasing your vocabulary seems to involve sitting down for an hour or two and learning lists of more or less relevant words. But it doesn’t have to […]