Vocabulary

A vocabulary is a set of words.  Your vocabulary is made up of all the words that you know.  Be sure to learn new words in your language as well as English.

Words are free.  Words are power.  Some of the most powerful words in the world:  “We the People…” from the United States Constitution.

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  • whataboutery

    noun: The practice of responding to an accusation by making a counter-accusation, real or imaginary, relevant or irrelevant. […]

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basic vocabulary

There are words that are used the most often: the most common words.  These should be part of the first words that you work to learn in English.  Officially “Basic English ” is a formal set of rules and vocabulary – but the word lists are helpful starters.

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VOA Special Word Book

Voice of America: Learning English Special Word List.  There are 1510 words.  These can be considered as an extensive base list of words to build a working knowledge of English.  Click here to download the PDF Book  of this list from VOA (135 pgs). Sour…

regular verbs List

Regular Verbs are those verbs that add “-ed” in the past tense.

600 Regular Verbs: from EnglishClub.com

accept
add
admire
admit
advise
afford
agree
alert

allow
amuse
analyse
announce …

Irregular Verb List

Irregular Verbs List

This is a list of some irregular verbs in English. Of course, there are many others, but these are the more common irregular verbs. Taken from English Club

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Base Form
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Past Simple
V3
Past Participle

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Idiom of the Day

collect dust To be in a state of disuse for a prolonged period of time. Watch the video code of silence The practice of not disclosing important or vital information by members of a group, as due to the threat of violence, reprisal,…