Dictionaries

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Môre! Hoe gaan dit?

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-+*When you’re learning a language, you may feel reluctant to try out the new vocabulary and grammar by speaking. Perhaps you’re afraid of pronouncing a word wrongly and feeling silly. Children learning languages at school…

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Emoji added to Oxford English Dictionary

Emoji

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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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