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Mini-Module: How to Use Academic Vocabulary

Conclusion and Links Page 11 of 11

At the end of this mini-module, the key concepts to keep in mind regarding academic vocabulary are:

  • Clarity: keep the reader in mind and do what you can to get your message across. 
  • Using the right words: choose the appropriate technical vocabulary, but show the reader that you understand them.

If you want to find out more and improve your knowledge of academic vocabulary, the following websites are highly recommended. 


Website-English Vocabulary Exercises

English Vocabulary Exercises.

Hundreds of practice exercises covering all the Academic Word List.

If the link does not work for you, Google ""




Website-Manchester Academic PhrasebankManchester Academic Phrasebank.

This is a great site with lots of examples you can adapt and use yourself.



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