If you want to improve your English vocabulary, you need to try a variety of learning methods. On
this page, you can find all kinds of vocabulary lessons. All vocabulary lessons include
words 'in context', with clear, easily understood explanations to help students of English.
More advanced learners can make their English more "colorful" by using more idioms and
expressions. Two very good lessons are
25 Common Idioms and
25 More Idioms, both with clear explanations and
helpful sample sentences.
You can begin with a review by studying the most Basic English Vocabulary which teaches the 200 most commonly used words in English. It is estimated
that more than 50% of all conversation is made up using only these 200 words!
If you want to learn language related to work, study
which includes excellent sample sentences so you can learn to use your new vocabulary correctly!
As your English improves, you can start to learn vocabulary through stories. To begin, try
listening to these
English Jokes read out loud by Teacher Joe. If you do not
understand the first time, try listening again. The text has new vocabulary in red. Put your
mouse over those words for simple explanations.
Another set of lessons with vocabulary (and grammar!) in context are these
English Dialogues between two students. One student
is from New York and helps an English learner understand more about the language.
Finally, you can learn hundreds of new words quickly by studying words parts. These lessons
include prefixes (word beginnings), suffixes (word endings) and word roots from both Greek