Academic ESL Vocabulary

Merit Solutions for Teaching Academic ESL

Merit academic ESL software helps students from around the world gain the English language academic skills they require to succeed in American high schools and colleges.

Academic ESL Vocabulary

Designed with the input of leading educators, the company has helped ESL students use research-based learning strategies to master English reading, vocabulary, writing, and grammar skills for over 25 years. Merit programs break down essential academic English skills into manageable parts, from basics to higher levels.

Pre-tests place students in appropriate levels of challenge. Immediate explanations maximize learning. All student work is automatically tracked in a management system for teachers.

Vocabulary Stretch
Interactive, English vocabulary activities with progress tracking – on the web!

  • Best program to help learners improve their vocabulary.
  • Covers vocabulary used in academic texts.
  • Supplies personal, immediate feedback for students.

Confused Words Fix-Up
Interactive, online English vocabulary exercises.

  • Helps students master commonly misused words.
  • Provides immediate feedback while students’ work.
  • Monitors learners’ progress, time-on-task.


In-depth Instruction

Provides a structured and supportive environment that enables college prep students to apply skills while they are learning.

Intensive Concentration

When students encounter areas of difficulty, they can choose to access several forms of assistance. Explanations, tips, examples, and options to retry skills maximize learning opportunities.

Personalized Feedback

Context-sensitive tips help college prep students accept responsibility for their weaknesses and build their confidence as learners.

Automatic Scoring

Teachers are able to quickly measure student areas of concern, using our Teacher Program Manager, and plan lessons in response to specific needs.

Learn more about how Merit helps teachers, tutors and students achieve academic success.

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