Try these two systems for building your vocabulary. Start keeping a vocabulary notebook and organise your words under different subject headings, like Work, Leisure and Culture. You could also make word maps, grouping together words on different topics or themes, like City Life, Films and Journeys.
- Start a vocabulary notebook. The best kind is a small ring binder, so you can add more pages as you need them.
- Use an alphabetical card system and group words under different subject headings, so you can find them easily.
- Then choose language from your notebook to make useful word maps.
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