Vocabulary

How to Create a Field-Related Glossary

In your B-Block college ESL course, you are required to use English words related to your program or field-of-study in your writing and speaking. In order to do that, you must spend some time finding specialized terminology in English to assist you in explaining field related concepts to an audience of non-experts. There are few

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Astronomy Glossary

Astronomy Listening Resources Careers in Astronomy   Astronomy Reading Resources Careers in Astronomy A day in the life: Astronomer A day in the life: Astronaut   Astronomy Grammar Resources Online ESL grammar checker   Astronomy Vocabulary List antipodal Relating to or situated on the opposite side of the earth. asteroid Minor planets, especially those of

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Anthropology Glossary

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Accounting Glossary

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Academic versus Conversational Vocabulary Differences

  There are “extensive linguistic differences” between different registers of English (Biber et al., 1999, p.9). Academic and conversational registers reveal a complementary frequency distribution of vocabulary and grammatical forms. Some of the principle differences are as follows: Vocabulary Differences Arranged by Parts of Speech Nouns Conversation has a lower density of information and therefore

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