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Macmillan Love English Awards 2011

Latest competition news

We can now reveal the winners of the Macmillan Love English Awards 2011 They are:

Best Blog

Luke's English Podcast

Runners-up

Film English

ESL Pod

Best Website

Wordsmith

Runners-up

English Club

World Wide Words

What competition is this?

We asked you to tell us which website and which blog Macmillan Dictionary - Love English Awards 2011 deserves a community-chosen award for being the best blog or best website about the English language in 2011?

We also asked you where you go to when you need information, inspiration, guidance or resources in your desire to learn more about English or to satisfy your curiosity about the language? Who do you love, who do you trust, and who do you recommend to your friends or colleagues?

This is your chance to show your appreciation by nominating and voting for your favourite websites and blogs to recognise their contribution over the last year so that they can open the New Year with a badge of honour awarded by you.

Are there different categories?

Entries were nominated in two categories:

  • the best blog about the English language
  • the best website about the English language

A nominated website or blog is devoted to the English language or language-related issues, whether it's an educational site, a blog about words, a teacher's blog or a resource site.

What are the prizes?

The winning website and blog may choose a dictionary from the Macmillan Dictionaries range. They also receive a Macmillan Dictionary Love English Awards 2011 winner's badge, and the two runners-up in each category also receive a badge.

If you were nominated and would like a badge for your website or blog please email medoblog.admin@gmail.com, and we'll send you one.

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