Welcome to the EnglishClub Vocabulary section, where you'll find help and resources for words and expressions in a wide range of areas, many with example sentences and quizzes.

What is Vocabulary? What vocabulary is, and the difference between active vocabulary and passive

Word of the Day A little and often, the best way to learn vocabulary. Learn an idiom, slang term, phrasal verb or saying daily.

Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind Rudyard Kipling

Word Classes

Vocabulary and word lists grouped by word class or part of speech (verb, noun, adjective...) and other word forms (affixes, contractions...)
Verbs - Nouns - Contractions - Prefixes

Topic Vocabulary

Practical vocabulary for specific topics such as sports, time, weather or computers
Family - Sports - World

Vocabulary Reference

Includes confusing words, synonyms, antonyms, slang, idioms, collocations and much more
Idioms - Collocations - Eponyms
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Word Lists

It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn't use long, difficult words but rather short, easy words like 'What about lunch?' Winnie-the-Pooh