College Reading and Writing



This course will help you increase your knowledge of vocabulary words used in academic language. Academic language is the kind of language that is used in school and in the classroom; it is more formal and more complex. A basic knowledge of these words will help you to understand your assignments, communicate with your professors and other students, and use academic language in your writing assignments.The words are divided into categories:Descriptive wordsWords used to evaluate ideas and conceptsWords used to share and discuss ideasWords used in showing and discussing relationships between ideas and conceptsGeneral academic words in reading and writingWords related to writing and the writing processTransition Words