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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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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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Demystifying Dictionaries

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*+-Oxford Dictionaries recently named selfie as their 2013 Word of the Year. The choice sparked a rash of comments wondering whether people were becoming more self-centred. But why selfie? Many people would say it’s slang,…

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