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Emoji added to Oxford English Dictionary

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*+-For its Word Of The Year (WOTY) for 2015, the Oxford English Dictionary (OED) chose emoji. Say what? Isn’t that more than just a little ironic? That the revered OED – guardian, recorder and elucidator…

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The real value of dictionaries

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*+-“Of all the knowledge and skills which a language learner must master, the most important element, and the one involving the heaviest learning load, is an adequate working vocabulary.”          – Foreword to the Oxford Advanced…

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Oxford takes to the water for literacy

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*+-5 December 2015 marked the the second anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s passing. To honour the icon’s lifelong dedication to education, educational publisher Oxford University Press Southern Africa and shareholder partner The Mandela Rhodes Foundation took…

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