Academic Vocabulary in Use Second Edition is the perfect study aid for anyone using English for their academic work. Ideal for students of any discipline, from engineers and social scientists to business students and lawyers, this second edition has been updated to reflect changes in education, technology and communications, includes a selection of new reading passages, and is now in full colour. 50 easy-to-use, two-page units give clear explanations of new vocabulary, along with a variety of practice exercises. The book contains the most useful and frequently-used academic vocabulary, based on the Cambridge English Corpus and established academic word lists. Words and expressions are presented in real-life academic contexts, including extracts from lectures, presentations, essays, tables and graphs. A comprehensive answer key, and phonemic transcriptions of key words to help with pronunciation, make it perfect for self-study as well as for use in the classroom.This book is designed for students at good intermediate level and above, and is also useful for those preparing for IELTS and university entrance examinations.