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Useful links | School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies | Victoria University of Wellington

Useful links related to the study and teaching of the Academic Word List--including dictionaries, textbooks, and websites. 
 
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From Averil Coxhead's department comes downloadable subset lists, and other useful links for teaching and study of the Academic Word List. 
 
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Gap Fill | Teach english | learn english | english tools | Free english lessons | tools for english |

On this website you can find a variety of tools that can help you prepare English language exercises within minutes. And it's all FREE! COPY/PASTE or write the text you want to use in to our generators.
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Teachers can create reading and vocabulary activities with this website.  Enter your text, choose the frequency of words to omit and it generates a worksheet.  You can print it or save as a .pdf.
 
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Teacher Information -- verbalworkout.com Book Vocabulary

Teacher tips and information about high school and middle school novel word lists and computer corrected homework assignments found at verbalworkout.com.
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This site is based on vocabulary found in literature.  You can search by book or by word.  It shows definitions and quotes that show how the word is used in context. 
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Vocabulary Lists : Vocabulary.com

Browse thousands of vocabulary lists that will help you study for the SAT, GRE, ACT, and TOEFL exams. In addition, there are many lists geared to specific subject areas and books.
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Vocabulary.com allows you to test your personal vocabulary level, and study specialized lists by level, topic, test prep, and novel.
 
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UEfAP: Vocabulary in EAP

Using English for Academic Purposes: Advice and Information for Students in Higher Education
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This website offers both theoretical information for teachers and practical exercises for students. It explains the origins of the General Service List and the Academic Word List and provides definitions, examples and exercises to build vocabulary. 
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AWL Exercises Homepage

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Vocabulary Exercises for the AWL
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This is a no frills site that focuses on the Academic Word List (AWL)  and its sublists. 
 
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English Collocation | Learn How to Use Vocabulary Words in Sentences

English Collocation | Learn How to Use Vocabulary Words in Sentences | Vocabulary | Scoop.it
Learn English collocation to increase your English vocabulary with useful vocabulary lessons.
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Learn how words are used together in common phrases.
 
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Free On-Line English Dictionary | Thesaurus | Children's, Intermediate Dictionary | Wordsmyth

Free On-Line English Dictionary | Thesaurus | Children's, Intermediate Dictionary | Wordsmyth | Vocabulary | Scoop.it
Free online Dictionary including thesaurus, children's and intermediate dictionary by Wordsmyth.
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Use this site to build vocabulary quizzes.  It has a built in dictionary and you can use the provided definition/example sentence or customize/write it yourself.
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