Language Learners

words salad lettuce

What’s the difference between salad and lettuce?

This week we are looking at two words which are commonly confused: salad and lettuce. salad A salad is a mixture of cold or uncooked vegetables. You can eat it on its own or with other foods. For lunch she had a salad of tomato, onion… Read More
words homework housework

What’s the difference between homework and housework?

This week we are looking at two words which are commonly confused because of their similar spellings: homework and housework. homework Homework is work that school pupils are given to do at home. You say that pupils ‘do homework’. You don’t say that… Read More

French word of the week: frapper

Our new 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 frapper. Read More