Learning vocabulary 2: meaning

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Date: 02 February 2022
Venue: Online via Blackboard Collaborate (book via InfoHub)
Time: 10:00-11:00

How to attend

If you are interested in attending this event, please book via InfoHub (login required).

The meeting room for this workshop and session materials are on the Study Skills Blackboard course.


Would your studies be easier if you knew more vocabulary? This workshop will outline what you need to know about vocabulary. The main focus of the workshop will be on vocabulary meaning: denotation, connotation, synonyms and antonyms. Practice will include a game-like activity.

This workshop is a part of the Communication Skills for International Students programme. It is designed for international students and students who use English as an additional language.

This workshop will take place online in Blackboard Collaborate - guidance on using Collaborate is available. The workshop will have interactive elements and we recommend that if possible you use a laptop or PC with Chrome or Firefox as your browser. You may wish to use an additional mobile device or another tab in your browser for the interactive elements. You can access session materials beforehand from the Study Skills Blackboard course.

Workshop objectives

By the end of the session, you will:

  • be aware of what you need to learn to truly know a word
  • have practised some parts of knowing the meaning of a word, e.g. denotation and synonyms

If you have any questions or any accessibility needs, please do contact UWE Bristol library.

Cost: Free
E-mail: askalibrarian@uwe.ac.uk

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