Top 1000 Words in Academic and Business Writing
Teaching students to read and write academic texts may be a daunting task and often makes teachers unsure of where to start. Well, if you are teaching average (and below) students, then you might want to start ‘drilling’ them with the most common words used in academic writing. Of course, drilling here means meaningful drill, with the correct usage.
To help you figure out the most common words, Vocabulary.com has listed the Top 1000 words appearing on business and academic writing, which are obtained from their corpus of billions of words from edited sources. 1000 may seem to be a big figure, but it is not when you divide it by 10 words per day. You’ll probably make your students master all these words in 100 days.
Vocabulary.com also list the words with its meaning and you can click each word to get further descriptions of the word!
And if you’re looking for other lists, feel free to browse through this useful website. It serves as a good self-learning website for students too.