English Learning Tip # 7

Context is king

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Research shows that the vast majority of words are learned from context. To improve your vocabulary, pay close attention to how words are used in contemporary English.

Doing a search on a word or phrase using Google News (to search for news stories) will give you many examples of how that word is used in context today.

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