Collocations for education


The following vocabulary is useful for using accurate collocations.

The language of studying / useful collocations

  • to revise – study or read something again in order to remember it better, often before exams
  • to concentrate – to focus your attention on something
  • to review – read over something again. Similar to revise, but more commonly done just after something and not in preparation for an exam
  • to plagiarise – to copy another persons work without giving them credit or identifying the course
  • to sit / take a test
  • to attend a class
  • to meet a deadline

Miscellaneous vocabulary for education

  • literacy – the ability to read and write
  • curriculum – the order in which subjects and topics are studied in a school (like a timetable)

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