Vocabulary Topics

All the words in this section are in the Cambridge PET word list. These are the important words you need to know to pass an exam.

Appliances | Buildings | Clothes | Colours | Education | Entertainment and Media | Environment | Food and Drink | Health, Medicine and Exercise | Hobbies and Leisure | House and Home | Language | Personal Feelings, Opinions and Experiences | Places: Countryside | Places: Town and City | Services | Shopping | Sport | Technology and Communications | The Natural World | Travel and Transport | Weather | Work and Jobs

Vocabulary learning tips

Read as much as possible. If you come across a word you don't know, write it down or look it up.

Use a dictionary. Many browsers include dictionaries. If you are reading online, you may be able to right-clcik on a word to look it up.

Sign up for a 'word a day' email.

Think of ways of remembering words. Do they sound like a word in your own language?

Remember words are often used together with other words. Try to learn these 'collocations'.