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onestopenglish & Macmillan Dictionary

Onestopenglish teaching resources

In 2010, Macmillan Dictionary teamed up with onestopenglish to give teachers and students a chance to explore BuzzWords in the classroom. The OSE-BuzzWord lesson plan series came to an end in summer 2016, but autumn 2016 saw the launch of a brand-new collaboration between the two Macmillan Education sites: Language for … , written by authors Kerry Maxwell and Tim Bowen.

This Macmillan Dictionary page provides quick access to onestopenglish pages which focus on dictionary skills, and Macmillan Dictionary-related teaching resources.

Onestopenglish & Macmillan Dictionary lesson plans

OSE Language for … NEW This brand-new series is based on Macmillan Dictionary's red words. The lesson plans focus on common situational topics using communicative activities with a functional output.

Level: Intermediate

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OSE-BuzzWord lesson plans The weekly BuzzWord articles on Macmillan Dictionary explore brand-new words, new ways of using existing words, and new ways of putting words together to fill lexical gaps in the language. This series of lesson plans includes useful vocabulary exercises as well as develops students' awareness of typical word formation types.

Level: Upper-intermediate to Advanced

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