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Spanish Dictionaries There are two free Spanish-English dictionaries: our very own dictionary and one from Collins. Each has its own strengths. Combined, they are unbeatable. French and Italian Dictionaries WordReference has two of its own dictionaries plus those of Collins.

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Why American English is more traditional than British English in many ways Oct. 19, 2017, 9:57 AM 514 Error loading player: No playable sources found Business Insider spoke to Philip Gooden, author and expert on the origins of the English language, about why the variety of English used in the US is different – and more traditional – to the variety of English used in Britain. Read the full transcript of the video below. Philip Gooden: "Americans have taken some British English terms. 25 Online Games for English Language Learners GameZone: Dozens of simple, straightforward games about grammar, spelling, and vocabulary reach out to English language learners at all levels. Keep in mind, however, that this site is based in the U.K. and follows a different set of linguistic rules than American series of vocabulary and games runs the gamut from elementary to high school levels of proficiency. Each is recommended for both native speakers as well as students learning English as a second or third (or more) language.Power Words:PBS’ WordGirl and her simian sidekick Captain Huggy Face do battle against Fair City’s most sinister citizens, but it’s up to players to determine the course of the action. Picking the wrong words means letting the villains follow through with their sneaky plots.LearnEnglish Kids:The British Council presents a suite of super cool games covering different elements of the English language. Phrases The phrase dictionary includes thousands of common phrases divided into six main categories: Academic Writing, Business Communication, Applications and Résumés, Personal Correspondence, Travel, and Immigration. Within each category widely used phrases are grouped together according to the situation in which a phrase is used. The situation description helps you judge in which context to use the phrase. Urban Dictionary: loopy Adj. describing a state of goofiness usually occurring after a long night of partying or any other activity that provokes sleep deprivation. I'm so loopy I just can't stop laughing! The Urban Dictionary Mug Lotsa space for your liquids. Buy the mug Your favorite word on a white mug.

What Foods Kids Eat Around the World in Photos What Kids Eat Around the World In the face of rising global obesity, photographer Gregg Segal traveled around the world to ask kids what they eat in one week and then photographed them alongside the food. Photographs and text by Gregg Segal Tongue Twisters: It can help with your pronunciation A tongue twister is a specific sequence of words whose rapid, repeated pronunciation is difficult even for native speakers. Often these are similar words which follow one another but differ in certain syllables. Alliterations are also frequent. In addition, some tongues are difficult because of their unusual word composition (sentence structure) and therefore require a high level of concentration. Some Tongue twisters are made for amusement, but on the other hand, professional speakers such as actors, politicians, and television / radio hosts use them as articulation exercises.

18 English words that mean very different things in Britain and America As the old adage famously goes: you say tom-MAY-toes, and I say tom-MAH-toes. We should probably call the whole thing off, right? Ever since the might of the British Empire was expelled from the United States, ordinary folk from both sides of the pond have chuckled at each other's use of the English language and pronunciation. 5 Great YouTube Channels for Learning English September 2 , 2015 Youtube is undoubtedly a great source of educational content to use in class with your students. It also hosts tons of channels that provide instructional tutorials specifically tailored for different learning needs and styles. We have already reviewed some of these channels in previous posts and today we are sharing with you some of our favourite YouTube channels for learning English.

Outrageous outrageous /aʊtˈreɪʤəs/adjective Learner's definition of OUTRAGEOUS [more outrageous; most outrageous] Audio Books Planet ➤ There was a man who had three sons, the youngest of whom was called Dummling, and was despised, mocked, and sneered at on every occasion.It happened that the eldest wanted to go into the forest to hew wood, and before he went his mother gave him a beautiful sweet cake and a bottle of wine in order that he might not suffer from hunger or thirst... ➤ Grimm's Fairy Tales #01 - The Golden Bird.➤ Please Subscribe, Comment & Rate For Daily Video...➤ Subscribe: Grimm's Fairy Tales:is a collection of German fairy tales first published in 1812 by the Grimm brothers, Jacob and Wilhelm. Reader: Chris Vee

A favorite dictionary of mine. I always recommend this to students because it gives you a variety of definitions and uses for each word. by cdsavvidis Jun 8

This is a bilingual dictionary (French-English or English-French). You can also download the application on smartphones. by wlldth Nov 6

"Today, I have three main goals with WordReference. First, continue to create free online bilingual dictionaries for English to many other languages. I strive to offer excellent translations for "all" English words, terms, idioms, sayings, etc. into "all" languages. This is a huge goal and will take time. There are many languages and creating quality dictionaries is neither cheap nor quick. Beyond English, I plan to do the same for Spanish, French, Italian and Portuguese. Second, provide the world's best language forums, dedicated to relatively serious discussion about the meanings and translations of words, terms and expressions in many languages. Third, continue to innovate to produce the best website and reference tools for the world." by macopa May 12

well, thanks for the comments, I used to study French a l'ecole mais... I don't remember that much... =) by estefaniamg Jun 16

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