If you studied or taught English, you've probably heard about collocation, corpus linguistics, etc. These are great tools to help improve learning vocabulary by finding word groups or "chunks" that go together. However, it can be a little difficult to understand the importance of collocation. This explanation of collocation will help you understand how to use collocations to improve your English learning and teaching.
Once you understand collocations, this guide to collocation examples, worksheets and lessons on the site will help you put what you have learned into practice. Teachers can use collocations with the lexical approach a great teaching technique explored by Michael Lewis.