General academic vocabulary

The vocabulary on this part of the site is for high school and college students who are learning via English as their second or additional language. The 1000+ keywords can be found in all disciplines and are essential for academic success.

New visitors to this site are recommended to first read the information pages linked to below. These give details on how the words were selected and how they are organized in the various quizzes.

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