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English: skills for learning
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4 Deciding which words to learn

While it is good to extend your understanding and use of new vocabulary by looking up new words in your dictionary, it is important to remember that it is not always necessary to know or learn every word in a text. In this section you will consider situations in which you may not need to understand every word, and cases in which you may want to choose to learn only some words.