World Teachers' Day
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World Teachers’ Day – how did our teachers get us interested in words?


Teaching is arguably one of the hardest jobs around. It is becoming increasingly demanding, and teachers are faced with the…

Questions about language

Why is the alphabet arranged the way it is? How many words are there in the English language? Get the answers to some intriguing language questions.

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Oxford Dictionaries Spelling Challenge

Test your spelling skills with this interactive spelling game, with difficulty levels ranging from tricky to fiendish.

September WOTD quiz
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Vocabulary quiz: how well do you know September’s Words of the Day?


Habitus, balayage, Wissenschaft: do you know what these words mean? Test your knowledge with our September Word of the Day quiz. Not…