English Vocabulary

This section includes free advice and tutorials to help you build your English vocabulary. These materials are designed both for TOEFL prep and for general English study.

Advanced English Vocabulary for TOEFL Prep and Daily Use

Along your English learning journey, you’ve probably made leaps and bounds in your vocabulary, working your way up to a level of advanced English vocabulary! So why is it important to learn more vocabulary? An expanded vocabulary creates opportunities to communicate in ways that can benefit your academic pursuits (see the definition of pursue below!), […]

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Prepositions of Time

In an earlier post, Kate gave a helpful overview of the most common time-related prepositions in English. Her post looked not just at the meanings of these prepositions, but also at the grammar rules for them. There are quite a few other prepositions of time that are less common, but still important. In this post, […]

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Magoosh Comics: Hard TOEFL Words

In my last vocabulary post, I gave you a better look at the first 8 hard words from the Magoosh TOEFL Vocabulary PDF. I explained how each word was used, and gave you a table with each different form of the word. Word forms are especially important when you learn vocabulary. Knowing every grammatical form […]

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