It is a good strategy when learning vocabulary to organise words by topic.
Developing your vocabulary for a particular topic will enable you to be more specific
and interesting when discussing that topic. You will be able to discuss particular
matters quite accurately and also have a range of synonyms to draw from.
As your vocabulary grows it is a good strategy to begin to organise words into groups
and sets. Take the topic of Education. This topic consists of several fields: -
institutions, departments, subjects, personnel, resources and so on. Some of these
fields can be divided further. Look at the table.
You might make a list of qualifications – degree, bachelors, masters, doctorate,