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Dictionaries as a teaching resource

Ideas for making the dictionary a primary source of interaction.

Business English dictionaries: do we need them?

How specialist English dictionaries can be helpful for both teachers and students.

Dictionary activities: Expanding vocabulary

Ways a dictionary can be used to increase students' vocabulary.

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Secrets To Effective Assessment: FREE Word Lists!

4 February 2021

When we create assessments, why is it important to make sure vocabulary is at a particular level? When we create tests, we have to know that learners...

What’s Your OALD Story?

24 August 2020

The Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary (OALD) was first published in 1948. Since then, over 100 million English language learners have used OALD to...

Step by Step: Using your Dictionary to Expand Topic Vocabulary

9 April 2020

These days, there might only be one topic of conversation in the news, on social media, and in our own chats to friends and family. Along with new...

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