Vocabulary AWL, GSL and more


Vocabulary is a key area of any English study. The more words you know, the more you will comprehend and the better you can communicate. In addition to vocabulary learning skills, you will need to know about the role of academic vocabulary, general vocabulary and other vocabulary such as subject-specific words. The following pages will give you help with each of these.



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Learning vocab

Find out more about what to study, important features of vocabulary, how to build vocabulary by using prefixes, suffixes and word root, how to use dictionaries and how to make use of vocabulary notebooks.

Find out more about what to study, important features of vocabulary, how to build vocabulary by using prefixes, suffixes and word root, how to use dictionaries and how to make use of vocabulary notebooks.
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General vocab

Understand about general vocabulary, including the General Service List (GSL), which is given in frequency and alphabetical order, and use tools such as the GSL highlighter and GSL limiter.

Understand about general vocabulary, including the General Service List (GSL), which is given in frequency and alphabetical order, and use tools such as the GSL highlighter and GSL limiter.
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Other

Understand how to build other important vocabulary, especially subject-specific vocabulary.

Understand how to build other important vocabulary, especially subject-specific vocabulary.


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Author: Sheldon Smith. Last modified: 06 November 2018.