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English Vowel Digraphs

Learn about English vowel digraphs to improve your pronunciation, spelling, and reading comprehension.

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War Vocabulary for News and History Reading

Do you know the war vocabulary that could help you understand what you read about history or the news?

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Free Word Search Puzzles for Academic Vocabulary +

These free word search puzzles make it fun to review important academic vocabulary—or see how much you can recognize!

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English Words from the Latin Root Ponere

Learn more than 30 English words from the Latin root ponere. See how many you can guess by just knowing their root and prefixes!

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Important Latin Roots

Use these Latin roots to help you master academic English and test vocabulary. It's easier to learn words in connected groups.

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Irregular Past Participles

Confused by irregular past participles? Here’s a list and lots of examples.

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Question Formation: How Do You Ask...?

How to form questions in English: a simple explanation with lots of examples using question words and helping verbs.

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Using Helping Verbs to Give Advice

Learn how to use helping verbs like should, can, don’t, and must not to make suggestions in English. Give indirect advice with questions like Could you…? or Have you considered…?

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English Conversation Practice and Hints

Tips for English conversation practice: opportunities to practice, how to begin and end a conversation, and topics to discuss or avoid.

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Priority List of Vocabulary Words

This list of vocabulary words includes 100 academic word families university students and professionals studying English need to learn.

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