English Vocabulary

Topic vocabulary

See words used when talking about a variety of subjects or topics, with definitions and example sentences in context

Vocabulary reference

Useful English words and phrases conveniently arranged by type, with many example sentences and quizzes

Vocabulary by class and form

Wordlists based on word classes (parts of speech) and other word forms, with fun quizzes and audio.

People often ask

FAQ: frequently asked vocabulary questions

When I use a word, it means just what I choose it to mean - neither more nor less.' Humpty-Dumpty (Lewis Carroll)

More vocabulary resources

Vocabulary @ Joe's Cafe
Pretty much anything is on the menu

Brexit vocab
The term Brexit entered the English language in the year 2012 and has since spawned many variants and alternative terms, most of them humorous.

Fun chat stickers
Download these cute Mr EnglishClub and Ms EnglishClub stickers FREE and learn English with your friends
English chat stickers

7 tips for learning English vocabulary
Follow these ideas and learn new English words more easily.

Informal contractions
What do words like "gonna" and "wanna" mean?

Millennium - 2000 or 2001?
When does a century change?

Internet abbreviations, codes and lingo

mobile-friendly ESL games

Vocabulary Games Online

Online matching games, jumbled games, hangman games to test your knowledge of words:

Recommended Vocabulary Links

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