Language Learners

French word of the week: ouvrir

This series of weekly blogs takes a closer look at words from our French dictionaries. The word we're focusing on this week is the French verb 'ouvrir'. Read More

19 other words for ‘cold’

The word ‘cold’ is common in English, and yet there are a number of more descriptive words you could use instead to be more specific and make your writing more interesting. If you want to talk about slightly cold weather, here are some alternative words you could use: bleakThe… Read More

French word of the week: haut

This series of weekly blogs takes a closer look at words from our French dictionaries. The word we're focusing on this week is the French word 'haut'. Read More

15 other words for ‘big’

The word ‘big’ is one of the most frequently used words in English, yet there are many other different words you can use instead to be more specific and make your writing more interesting. Why not use these words if you want to talk about the… Read More

French word of the week: neuf

This series of weekly blogs takes a closer look at words from our French dictionaries. The word we're focusing on this week is the French word 'neuf'. Read More

15 other words for ‘nice’

The word ‘nice’ is one of the most frequently used words in English, yet there are many other different words you can use instead to be more specific and make your writing more interesting. Why not use these words if you want to talk about the… Read More