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Study and Practice Common Prefixes

Increase your academic vocabulary by studying and practicing words made with the common prefixes anti-, com- and sym-, ex-, in-, sub-, and trans-.

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A Range of Writing Words

Explanations and practice with useful writing words (and some words connected with Shakespeare.)

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ESL Worksheets, Lessons, and Classroom Activities

Engaging ESL worksheets, lessons, and activities to maximize student learning and minimize teacher prep time.

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Basic Academic Vocabulary for Writing and Test Prompts

Helping English learners master this basic academic vocabulary can help them understand test prompts and write better essays.

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Great ESL Teacher Resources

Useful books, websites and other ESL teacher resources with easy-to-implement ideas to supplement or even replace textbooks.

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Academic Writing in English

Learn the requirements for academic writing in English. Learn the basic steps for a term paper, research report, or journal article and its sections.

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Positive and Negative Adjective Opposites Matching Game

Match these positive and negative adjective opposites to practice more academic vocabulary.

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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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Academic Vocabulary

Why learn academic vocabulary? It's the 'language' you need for university studies, English tests, professional work, and business dealing with the English-speaking world.

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Science Crossword Puzzles: Why Shouldn't Vocabulary Practice Be Fun?

Try these science crossword puzzles to enjoy practicing basic English science vocabulary.

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