Academic vocabulary and the academic word list

  • Coxhead, Averil and Nation, Paul (2001) 'The Specialised Vocabulary of English for Academic Purposes'. In Flowerdew, J. and Peacock, M. Research Perspectives on English for Academic Purposes. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge
  • Coxhead, Averil (2000) A New Academic Word List. TESOL Quarterly, 34(2): 213-238.

For further reading on vocabulary

  • Nation, P. (2001). Learning Vocabulary in Another Language. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press.
  • Schmitt, N. (2000). Vocabulary in Language Teaching. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

For more on the vocabulary levels test

  • Schmitt, N. Schmitt, D. and Clapham, C. (2001) 'Developing and exploring the behaviour of two new versions of the Vocabulary Levels Test'. Language Testing, 18, 1: 55 - 88.