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Over the last couple of years we toured the world of Englishes many times over. In 2010, country by country, accent by accent, loan word by … you get the picture. In 2011, our enquiries changed focus to look at English in context: what language do we use in business, in a romantic situation, or online, and in other contexts?
2013 brought another change of focus to Macmillan Dictionary. The It's your English! 2013 campaign promoted easy accessibility and interactive learning for everyone. Macmillan Dictionary offered fantastic free learning tools such as interactive language games and widgets for browsers and websites.
In our 2013 'Stories behind Words' series, over on Macmillan Dictionary Blog, regular and new contributors shared their stories throughout the year about words and phrases which had had an impact on their lives. A collection of these stories is now available online as a flipbook.
In 2014, our focus turns to life skills and as part of the Macmillan Life Skills campaign, Macmillan Dictionary has launched the 'expressing yourself' series, offering information and resources about learning and teaching pragmatics.
the gear that you use for driving a vehicle very slowly
to post a tweet, usually a negative one, that mentions a person without using the @ sign, so that they will not see the message on their Twitter feed …add a word
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