ALACS-Academic Vocabulary Skills
Duration 9 days
Team Centre For English Language Education

Academic Vocabulary Skills

Duration: 8 weeks 

Aims and objectives

The aim of this course is to improve your active and passive vocabulary knowledge. It will help you to:

  • develop strategies for learning new academic vocabulary
  • improve dictionary and thesaurus skills for your degree study
  • understand the basic rules for word formation
  • develop an understanding of levels of formality in vocabulary
  • become more aware of the connotations and associations of words and expressions 
Week 1 What is word knowledge?
Week 2 Suffixes
Week 3 Prefixes
Week 4 Lexical cohesion
Week 5 Word families 
Week 6 Adjective and verb patterns 
Week 7 Register 
Week 8 Collocation 
LocationStart DateAll DatesTimesPlaces AvailableBook
University Park02 May 202302, 09, 16, 23, 30 May, 06, 13, 20 June 20231:00pm - 2:00pm22