Fifty Ways to Practice Vocabulary: Tips for ESL/EFL Students

Wayzgoose Press
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Without grammar, you can't say much; but without vocabulary, you can't say anything.

This book is made for students of English as a Second or Foreign Language.

Learning another language is never fast, but the Fifty Ways to Practice series will speed things up by showing you how to practice more efficiently and effectively both inside and outside the classroom. These books can be used by beginners and advanced students alike.

You will learn 50 ways to learn, practice, and remember vocabulary in English. By applying these methods, you will improve your ability to understand and express yourself in English. You do not need to be living in an English-speaking country or be currently taking an English class to use this book. However, students who are already in a class can also use this book to improve their vocabulary more quickly and easily.

The book includes suggestions for specific websites that can e used for listening practice, as well as tips for using dictionaries effectively. Categories covered include Finding and Learning New Words; Flashcards; Practicing and Remembering Vocabulary; and Vocabulary Games.

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About the author

Belinda Young-Davy (Ph.D. Linguistics, University of Oregon; M.A. Linguistics, University of Oregon) has experience teaching English in Mexico, Japan, and the United States. Her professional interests include acquisition of prepositions and other semantically based aspects of language learning; and ESL in higher education assessment, with an emphasis on writing and teacher training. She is a member of ORTESOL, TESOL, and the Linguistic Society of America.

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May 10, 2016
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32
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English
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Foreign Language Study / English as a Second Language
Language Arts & Disciplines / Vocabulary
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Manik Joshi
There are thousands of words in English language. To learn meanings of all these words is really difficult. If you have sound knowledge of Basic English, you are supposed to know meanings of hundreds of common words in English.

Now, it is time to enhance your English vocabulary by learning most used advanced English words. I have selected 5000 advanced words based on their frequent use in newspapers, magazines, books, internet, etc. It took me more than 10 years to create list of 5000 most used advanced English words.

Letter A -- 275 Advanced English Words
Letter B -- 242 Advanced English Words
Letter C -- 438 Advanced English Words
Letter D -- 321 Advanced English Words
Letter E -- 238 Advanced English Words
Letter F -- 233 Advanced English Words
Letter G -- 171 Advanced English Words
Letter H -- 149 Advanced English Words
Letter I -- 266 Advanced English Words
Letter J -- 51 Advanced English Words
Letter K -- 19 Advanced English Words
Letter L -- 132 Advanced English Words
Letter M -- 175 Advanced English Words
Letter N -- 66 Advanced English Words
Letter O -- 109 Advanced English Words
Letter P -- 393 Advanced English Words
Letter Q -- 22 Advanced English Words
Letter R -- 303 Advanced English Words
Letter S -- 787 Advanced English Words
Letter T -- 205 Advanced English Words
Letter U -- 172 Advanced English Words
Letter V -- 98 Advanced English Words
Letter W -- 112 Advanced English Words
Letter XYZ -- 23 Advanced English Words
TOTAL -- 5000 ADVANCED ENGLISH WORDS

SYMBOLS USED IN THIS DICTIONARY
adj. -- adjective // adv. -- adverb // n. -- noun // prep. -- preposition // pron. -- pronoun // v. -- verb

IMPORTANT NOTE: I have not given meanings of these words in this book. You can use any dictionary of your choice to find meanings of these advanced words, or if you wish you can buy my book “DICTIONARY OF DIFFICULT WORDS: 5000 ENGLISH WORDS” in which I have given 5000 words and their meanings.

Sample This:

List of Advanced English Words -- A

0001 -- abandon (v.)
    related word:
    abandoned (adj.)
    abandonment (n.)
0002 -- abase (v.)
    related word:
    abasement (n.)
0003 -- abashed (adj.)
0004 -- abate (v.)
    related word:
    abatement (n.)
0005 -- abdicate (v.)
    related word:
    abdication (n.)
0006 -- aberrant (adj.)
    related word:
    aberration (n.)
0007 -- abet (v.)
0008 -- abhor (v.)
    related words:
    abhorrent (adj.)
    abhorrence (n.)
0009 -- abide (v.)
0010 -- abiding (adj.)
0011 -- abject (adj.)
    related word:
    abjectly (adv.)
0012 -- abjure (v.)
0013 -- ablaze (adj.)
0014 -- ablutions (n.)
0015 -- abnegate (v.)
    related word:
    abnegation (n.)
0016 -- abode (n.)
0017 -- abolish (v.)
    related words:
    abolition (n.)
    abolitionist (n.)
0018 -- abominate (v.)
    related words:
    abominable (adj.)
    abomination (n.)
0019 -- aboriginal (adj.)
0020 -- abortive (adj.)
0021 -- abound (v.)
0022 -- about-turn (n.)
0023 -- above board (adj./adv.)
0024 -- abrasion (n.)
0025 -- abrasive (adj.)
    related words:
    abrasively (adv.)
    abrasiveness (n.)
0026 -- abreast (adv.)
0027 -- abridge (v.)
    related words:
    abridged (adj.)
    abridgement (n.)
0028 -- abrogate (v.)
    related word:
    abrogation (n.)
0029 -- abrupt (adj.)
    related words:
    abruptly (adv.)
    abruptness (n.)
0030 -- abscond (v.)
0031 -- abseil (v.)
0032 -- absolution (n.)
0033 -- absolutism (n.)
    related word:
    absolutist (adj./n.)
0034 -- absolve (v.)
0035 -- abstain (v.)
0036 -- abstemious (adj.)
0037 -- abstinence (n.)
0038 -- abstracted (adj.)
    related word:
    abstractedly (adv.)
0039 -- abstruse (adj.)
0040 -- abundant (adj.)
    related word:
    abundantly (adv.)
0041 -- abut (v.)
0042 -- abysmal (adj.)
    related word:
    abysmally (adv.)
0042 -- abyss (n.)
0044 -- accede (v.)
0045 -- accentuate (v.)
    related word:
    accentuation (n.)
0046 -- accession (n.)
0047 -- acclaim (v.)
    related word:
    acclamation (n.)
0048 -- acclimatize (acclimate) (v.)
    related word:
    acclimatization (acclimation) (n.)
0049 -- accolade (n.)
0050 -- accommodate (v.)
    related words:
    accommodating (adj.)
    accommodation (n.)
0051 -- accord (n./v.)
0052 -- accost (v.)
0053 -- accouter (accouter) (v.)
    related word:
    accouterments (n.)
0054 -- accredit (v.)
    related words:
    accredited (adj.)
    accreditation (n.)
0055 -- accretion (n.)
0056 -- accrue (v.)
    related word:
    accrual (n.)
0057 -- acculturate (v.)
    related word:
    acculturation (n.)
0058 -- acerbic (adj.)
    related word:
    acerbity (n.)
0059 -- Achilles heel (n.)
0060 -- acme (n.)
0061 -- acolyte (n.)
0062 -- acoustic (adj.)
    related words:
    acoustically (adv.)
    acoustician (n.)
    acoustics (n.)
0063 -- acquiesce (v.)
    related words:
    acquiescent (adj.)
    acquiescence (n.)
0064 -- acrid (adj.)
0065 -- acrimony (n.)
    related words:
    acrimonious (adj.)
    acrimoniously (adv.)
0066 -- acrobat (n.)
    related words:
    acrobatic (adj.)
    acrobatically (adv.)
    acrobatics (n.)
0067 -- acronym (n.)
0068 -- acuity (n.)
0069 -- acumen (n.)
0070 -- ad hominem (adj./adv.)
0071 -- ad infinitum (adv.)
0072 -- ad nauseam (adv.)
0073 -- adamant (adj.)
    related word:
    adamantly (adv.)
0074 -- adamantine (adj.)
0075 -- addendum (n.)
0076 -- addle (v.)
    related word:
    addled (adj.)
0077 -- adduce (v.)
0078 -- adhere (v.)
    related word:
    adherence (n.)
0079 -- adherent (n.)
0080 -- adhesive (adj./n.)
    related word:
    adhesion (n.)
0081 -- adieu (exclamation)
0082 -- adjure (v.)
0083 -- adlib (v.)
0084 -- admonish (v.)
    related words:
    admonitory (adj.)
    admonition (n.)
0085 -- adore (v.)
    related words:
    adorable (adj.)
    adoring (adj.)
    adoringly (adv.)
    adorably (adv.)
    adoration (n.)
0086 -- adorn (v.)
    related word:
    adornment (n.)
0087 -- adrift (adj.)
0088 -- adroit (adj.)
    related words:
    adroitly (adv.)
    adroitness (n.)
0089 -- adumbrate (v.)
0090 -- advent (n.)
0091 -- adventitious (adj.)
0092 -- aesthete (n.)
    related words:
    aesthetic (adj./n.)
    aesthetically (adv.)
    aesthetics (n.)
    aestheticism (n.)
0093 -- affable (adj.)
    related words:
    affably (adv.)
    affability (n.)
0094 -- affinity (n.)
0095 -- afflict (v.)
    related word:
    affliction (n.)
0096 -- affluent (adj.)
    related word:
    affluence (n.)
0097 -- affray (n.)
0098 -- affront (n./v.)
0099 -- aficionado (n.)
0100 -- aflame (adj.)
0101 -- agglomerate (adj./n./v.)
    related word:
    agglomeration (n.)
0102 -- aggrandizement (n.)
0103 -- aggravate (v.)
    related words:
    aggravated (adj.)
    aggravating (adj.)
    aggravation (n.)
0104 -- aggrieved (adj.)
0105 -- aggro (n.)
0106 -- aghast (adj.)
0107 -- agile (adj.)
    related word:
    agility (n.)
0108 -- agog (adj.)
0109 -- agonize (v.)
    related words:
    agonized (adj.)
    agonizing (adj.)
    agonizingly (adv.)
0110 -- agony (n.)
0111 -- agrarian (adj.)
0112 -- aground (adv.)
0113 -- ail (v.)
0114 -- airy-fairy (adj.)
0115 -- ajar (adj.)
0116 -- al fresco (adj./adv.)
0117 -- alacrity (n.)
0118 -- albatross (n.)
0119 -- alchemy (n.)
0120 -- alien (adj.)
0121 -- alienate (v.)
    related word:
    alienation (n.)
0122 -- alight (adj./v.)
0123 -- allay (v.)
0124 -- allegiance (n.)
0125 -- alleviate (v.)
    related word:
    alleviation (n.)
0126 -- allure (n.)
0127 -- allusion (n.)
    related word:
    allusive (adj.)
0128 -- alluvial (adj.)
    related word:
    alluvium (n.)
0129 -- aloft (adv.)
0130 -- also-ran (n.)
0131 -- altercation (n.)
0132 -- altruism (n.)
    related word:
    altruistic (adv.)
0133 -- ambidextrous (adj.)
0134 -- ambience (n.)
    related word:
    ambient (adj.)
0135 -- ambivalence (n.)
    related words:
    ambivalent (adj.)
    ambivalently (adv.)
0136 -- amble (v.)
0137 -- ambrosia (n.)
0138 -- ambulatory (adj.)
0139 -- amenable (adj.)
0140 -- amicable (adj.)
    related word:
    amicably (adv.)
0141 -- amiss (adj./adv.)
0142 -- amity (n.)
0143 -- amnesia (n.)
    related word:
    amnesiac (n.)
0144 -- amorous (adj.)
    related word:
    amorously (adv.)
0145 -- amorphous (adj.)
0146 -- amplify (v.)
    related word:
    amplification (n.)
0147 -- anachronism (n.)
    related word:
    anachronistic (adj.)
0148 -- analgesia (n.)
    related word:
    analgesic (adj./n.)
0149 -- analogy (n.)
0150 -- anathema (n.)
0151 -- anecdote (n.)
0152 -- angst (n.)
0153 -- anguish (n.)
    related word:
    anguished (adj.)
0154 -- animated (adj.)
    related word:
    animatedly (adv.)
0155 -- animism (n.)
    related words:
    animistic (adj.)
    animist (n.)
0156 -- animosity (n.)
0157 -- animus (n.)
0158 -- annals (n.)
0159 -- annex (v.)
    related word:
    annexation (n.)
0160 -- annihilate (v.)
    related word:
    annihilation (n.)
0161 -- annotate (v.)
0162 -- annul (v.)
    related word:
    annulment (n.)
0163 -- anodyne (adj.)
0164 -- anoint (v.)
0165 -- anomalous (adj.)
    related words:
    anomalously (adv.)
    anomaly (n.)
0166 -- anomie (n.)
0167 -- anorexia (n.)
    related word:
    anorexic (adj./n.)
0168 -- antagonize (v.)
    related words:
    antagonistic (adj.)
    antagonistically (adv.)
    antagonist (n.)
    antagonism (n.)
0169 -- antecedent (adj./n.)
0170 -- antediluvian (adj.)
0171 -- anthology (n.)
0172 -- antipathy (n.)
    related word:
    antipathetic (adj.)
0173 -- antiquated (adj.)
0174 -- antiquity (n.)
0175 -- antithesis (n.)
    related word:
    antithetical (adj.)
0176 -- apathy (n.)
    related words:
    apathetic (adj.)
    apathetically (adv.)
0177 -- aphorism (n.)
    related word:
    aphoristic (adj.)
0178 -- aplomb (n.)
0179 -- apnea (apnoea) (n.)
0180 -- apocalypse (n.)
    related word:
    apocalyptic (adj.)
0181 -- apocryphal (adj.)
0182 -- apoplexy (n.)
0183 -- apostate (n.)
0184 -- apostle (n.)
0185 -- appalled (adj.)
    related words:
    appalling (adj.)
    appallingly (adv.)
0186 -- apparent (adj.)
0187 -- apparition (n.)
0188 -- appease (v.)
    related word:
    appeasement (n.)
0189 -- append (v.)
    related word:
    appendage (n.)
0190 -- appetizing (adj.)
0191 -- applaud (v.)
0192 -- appliqué (n.)
    related word:
    appliquéd (adj.)
0193 -- apportion (v.)
    related word:
    apportionment (n.)
0194 -- apposite (adj.)
0195 -- appraise (v.)
    related words:
    appraisal (n.)
    appraiser (n.)
0196 -- appreciable (adj.)
    related word:
    appreciably (adv.)
0197 -- appurtenance (n.)
0198 -- apropos (prep.)
0199 -- aquifer (n.)
0200 -- arable (adj.)
0201 -- arbiter (n.)
0202 -- arbitrary (adj.)
    related words:
    arbitrarily (adv.)
    arbitrariness (n.)
0203 -- arbitrate (v.)
    related word:
    arbitration (n.)
0204 -- arboreal (adj.)
0205 -- arcane (adj.)
0206 -- archetype (n.)
0207 -- ardent (adj.)
    related word:
    ardently (adv.)
0208 -- ardor (ardour) (n.)
0209 -- arduous (adj.)
    related word:
    arduously (adv.)
0210 -- argot (n.)
0211 -- arid (adj.)
    related word:
    aridity (n.)
0212 -- Armageddon (n.)
0213 -- armistice (n.)
0214 -- arm-twisting (n.)
0215 -- arouse (v.)
    related word:
    arousal (n.)
0216 -- arraign (v.)
    related word:
    arraignment (n.)
0217 -- arrant (adj.)
0218 -- arrogant (adj.)
    related word:
    arrogantly (adv.)
0219 -- artifact (artefact) (n.)
0220 -- ascend (v.)
0221 -- ascendancy (n.)
    related words:
    ascendant (n.)
    ascension (n.)
0222 -- ascetic (adj./n.)
    related word:
    asceticism (n.)
0223 -- ascribe (v.)
    related words:
    ascribable (adj.)
    ascription (n.)
0224 -- ashen (adj.)
0225 -- asinine (adj.)
0226 -- askew (adj./adv.)
0227 -- aslant (adv.)
0228 -- asperity (n.)
    related word:
    aspersions (n.)
0229 -- aspire (v.)
0230 -- assail (v.)
0231 -- assault (n./v.)
0232 -- assent (n./v.)
0233 -- assertive (adj.)
    related words:
    assertively (adv.)
    assertiveness (n.)
0234 -- assiduous (adj.)
    related words:
    assiduously (adv.)
    assiduity (n.)
0235 -- assign (v.)
0236 -- assimilate (v.)
    related word:
    assimilation (n.)
0237 -- assuage (v.)
0238 -- astonish (v.)
0239 -- astound (v.)
    related words:
    astounded (adj.)
    astounding (adj.)
    astoundingly (adv.)
0240 -- astride (adv./prep.)
0241 -- astringent (adj.)
    related word:
    astringency (n.)
0242 -- astronomical (adj.)
    related word:
    astronomically (adv.)
0243 -- astute (adj.)
    related words:
    astutely (adv.)
    astuteness (n.)
0244 -- asunder (adv.)
0245 -- atavistic (adj.)
0246 -- ataxia (n.)
    related word:
    ataxic (adj.)
0247 -- atone (v.)
    related word:
    atonement (n.)
0248 -- atrocity (n.)
    related words:
    atrociously (adv.)
    atrociousness (n.)
0249 -- attenuate (v.)
    related words:
    attenuated (adj.)
    attenuation (n.)
0250 -- attire (n.)
    related word:
    attired (adj.)
0251 -- attuned (adj.)
0252 -- audacity (n.)
    related words:
    audacious (adj.)
    audaciously (adv.)
0253 -- auditory (adj.)
0254 -- augment (v.)
    related word:
    augmentation (n.)
0255 -- augur (v.)
    related word:
    augury (n.)
0256 -- aura (n.)
0257 -- aural (adj.)
    related word:
    aurally (adv.)
0258 -- austere (adj.)
    related words:
    austerely (adv.)
    austerity (n.)
0259 -- autism (n.)
    related word:
    autistic (adj.)
0260 -- automation (n.)
0261 -- avarice (n.)
    related word:
    avaricious (adj.)
0262 -- avenue (n.)
0263 -- aver (v.)
0264 -- averse (adj.)
    related word:
    aversion (n.)
0265 -- avert (v.)
0266 -- avid (adj.)
    related words:
    avidly (adv.)
    avidity (n.)
0267 -- avow (v.)
    related words:
    avowed (adj.)
    avowedly (adv.)
    avowal (n.)
0268 -- awash (adj.)
0269 -- awe (n./v.)
0270 -- awe-inspiring (adj.)
0271 -- awesome (adj.)
    related word:
    awesomely (adv.)
0272 -- awestruck (adj.)
0273 -- awful (adj./adv.)
    related word:
    awfulness (n.)
0274 -- awry (adj./adv.)
0275 -- axiom (n.)
    related word:
    axiomatic (adj.)
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