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  • Love English Awards 2014 – update 1

    Posted by on November 26, 2014

    The Love English Awards 2014 are in full swing! The annual public contest, hosted by Macmillan Dictionary, was launched three weeks ago and to date we’ve received almost 250 nominations for ‘best blog’, ‘best website’ and ‘best Facebook page’ about the English language. We’ll be giving away some exciting prizes to three lucky people who […]

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  • Join our Life Skills Day this Wednesday!

    Posted by on May 13, 2014

    Are you interested in learning more about teaching life skills? This Wednesday, Macmillan will host its first ever Life Skills Day with webinars covering a variety of teaching situations, from working with young learners to teaching adults. The day will consist of six talks and workshops, discussing the benefits of teaching life skills and how […]

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  • And the winners are… – Love English Awards update 6

    Posted by on February 20, 2014

    The public has voted and the 2013 Love English Awards winners have been announced! In this year’s competition, 90 blogs and websites competed to win top prize in the categories ‘Best Website’ and ‘Best Blog’ about the English language. More than 12,000 votes were received from all over the world and polls closed on Valentine’s […]

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  • Your stories in a flipbook!

    Posted by on February 19, 2014

    As many of you will remember, last year we ran the Stories behind Words series on this blog. In the series we asked teachers, authors, linguists and other language enthusiasts to share a personal anecdote about a word (or phrase) that they felt strongly about: a word that had a personal meaning to them. We […]

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  • 7 days to go! The Love English Awards – update 5

    Posted by on February 07, 2014

    Only a week to go before Macmillan Dictionary announces who has won the Love English Awards 2013 but there’s still time to cast your vote for best website and/or best blog in 2013! In the category Best Website about the English language, the following 5 websites are currently battling for first prize (in no particular […]

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  • Voting has started! The Love English Awards – update 4

    Posted by on January 28, 2014

    Voting for the Love English Awards has started! In the categories ‘best website’ and ‘best blog’ about the English language, a total of 90 blogs and website are in the race to win top prize. If your website or blog has been nominated, make sure you add the Love English Awards badge to your page […]

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  • Nominations have closed! The Love English Awards – update 3

    Posted by on January 14, 2014

    A big ‘thank you’ to all who sent in their nominations for the Love English Awards 2013. We received nominations from hundreds of people, telling us which blog and website about the English language they think deserve to win this year’s awards. Macmillan Dictionary (and this blog) were also nominated (thank you, we’re flattered!), but […]

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  • The clock’s ticking! Love English Awards – update 2

    Posted by on December 19, 2013

    Have you done your Christmas shopping yet? Sent your (e)cards to family and friends? Before you chuck out your ‘to do’ list for a well-deserved rest, make sure that your favourite blog/website about the English language receives your support by nominating it for the Macmillan Dictionary Love English Awards 2013! Here is a quick reminder […]

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  • Loving it! The Love English Awards – update 1

    Posted by on December 03, 2013

    This year’s Macmillan Dictionary Love English Awards has really kicked off. We’ve received nearly 200 nominations for ‘best blog’ and ‘best website’ about the English language, and it’s nice to see so many returning blog/website nominations as well as several new kids on the block. Some of the nominations we received were for Macmillan Dictionary […]

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  • Share the love with the Macmillan Dictionary Love English Awards 2013

    Posted by on November 19, 2013

    There are lots of things to look forward to in November: Bonfire Night, Thanksgiving, the turning on of the Christmas lights, and the Macmillan Dictionary Love English Awards of course! These awards, hosted by Macmillan Dictionary, give you a chance to tell us which is your favourite blog and website about the English language. We […]

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