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Using a dictionary


For some language-learners expanding of the vocabulary can be a very frustrating task.   Many people use dictionaries but not so many know how to use it effectively .If you want to build your vocabulary correctly and with remarkable ease,use these tips.
1.     
             First and foremost, use a monolingual dictionary.  Try to understand the meaning of the new word by reading the explanation in English too.
2.       Be aware of fact that you must use the right dictionary. There are many dictionaries which contain different terminology.  Omit using unknown dictionaries. Choose the one, that suits your English level and your study needs.
3.       It is obvious that not everything can be translated try to guess the meaning from the context. It will help you to make progress in learning foreign language.
4.       Use a collocation box to improve your vocabulary. By using this methodyou will have an opportunity to expand you English level.
5.       Read an example sentences to understand better where the word can be used and where can’t.  in order to build your vocabulary it do make sense to read the examples and definitions.
6.       Be motivated. Make yourself understood that it’s really important to learn a wide range of words in order to be fluent in English language.


1) The word I tend to misspell:
Control to order, limit, or rule something, or someone’s actions or behavior. I put the stress on the 1 syllable but I need to put it on the second.
2) Words that I often confuse:
accept (verb) - to take sth that someone offers you, or to agree to do sth that someone asks you to do; He accepted her invitation to stay with her.
except (conj, prep) - use to introduce the only person, thing, action, fact, or situation about about which a statement is not true; with the exclusion of; The government has few options except to keep interest rates high.
Bare( adjective) without any clothes or not covered by anything. Don't walk around outside in your bare feet.
Bear( verb) -  ro accept, tolerate, or endure something. I can't bear being bored.

3) Words that entered the dictionary in 2016

fardo (noun) : the experience of an observer feeling embarrassed for someone else especially when they don't appear to be embarrassed for themselves

Brexiteer( noun): a person who is in favour of the United Kingdom withdrawing from the European Union.
Adulting(noun)the practice of behaving in a way characteristic of a responsible adult, especially the accomplishment of mundane but necessary tasks

Chatbot -  a computer program designed to simulate conversation with human users, especially over the Internet





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