Guide to vocabulary academic

Vocabulary in EAP

Academic word list Some of this might be a little difficult, especially the concordancing exercises.

Confusing words


Increase your vocabulary

Brit council vocab games Some fun although maybe too easy. The game Wordshake will test how many short words you know.

Video - word formation 10 minute video with vocabulary exercises on compound words and using prefixes and suffixes

Cause and Effect Linking Words

Specialist vocabulary

Most areas of study at university will use specialist vocabulary that you will need to understand your classes.


Engineering Brit Council


Tourism BritCoun

Human Resource

People management BritCo
Workplace diversity

Business Management

Change management BritCo

Products and brands BritCo for Marketing students
Viral marketing BritCo
Market research techniques