Words & Meaning: English Vocabulary Development

Develop your vocabulary to improve your spoken and written English
Module information
Semester 1 or Semester 2
3 hours per week
Module leader:
Luke Timms

Module name and code

  • Words & Meaning: English Vocabulary Development EL2012

Module aims

Words & meaning

  • Build up your knowledge of both academic and everyday vocabulary
  • Develop your ability to guess the meanings of words and phrases
  • Develop your ability to use vocabulary appropriately in both speaking and writing
  • Introduce you to a range of learning resources and show you how to use them effectively (dictionaries, books, concordances, the Internet, the Academic Word List)
  • Help you recognise when and how your mother tongue can, and cannot, help you

Who is this module for?

  • This module is open to all Erasmus and Study Abroad students for university credits.
  • Students are expected to have an advanced level of English: CEFR C1


  • Coursework assignment
  • Written test

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