There are many things to learn about any particular word, such as how to use it in writing and how to pronounce it, and there are many degrees of knowing. Therefore, learning a word can be thought of as an incremental process along a continuum of word knowledge.
Stahl (1986) suggested three stages of word knowledge along a continuum. What do you think these 3 stages mean?
Write down your answer in full sentences then move on to the next topic to check and practice.
Watch this video from Griffith University that Dr. Ward mentions to help understand how academic vocabulary works.