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English Vocabulary

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Choose from idioms, phrasal-verbs, sayings and slang.

Vocabulary Lists
Handy lists such as common words, phrasal verbs, irregular verbs, uncountable nouns, personality adjectives, adverbs of time, prepositions and interjections

What is Vocabulary?
What is the micro-skill that we call vocabulary? And what's the difference between active and passive vocab?

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Practical English vocabulary for topics such as food, sports, music, movies, numbers, time and holidays and festivals. Many with audio, video and quizzes.

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Includes slang, idioms, synonyms and antonyms, collocations, confusing words and much more, with example sentences, notes and fun quizzes.

Vocab by Class and Form speaker icon

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

Parts of Speech

Word Forms

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