How to Study at University

Practical tips and general thoughts on how to study at a Western university

Vocabulary

Academic Word List This is the website of Averil Coxhead, the researcher who complied the Academic Word List. It is a good introduction to the list.

AWL Excercises This site has lots of good exercises that you can do to practise your knowledge of the most common academic words.

Academic Vocabulary This is the Academic Word List with English definitions, example sentences, and – perhaps I shouldn’t tell you this – Chinese definitions.

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