Language Learners

French word of the week: accès

Our new series of weekly blogs take a closer look at words from our French dictionaries. The word we're focusing on this week is the French noun accès. Read More

What’s the difference between shadow and shade?

This week we are looking at two words which are commonly confused: shadow and shade. shadow A shadow is a dark shape made on a surface when something stands between a light and the surface. The tree cast a shadow over the garden. If a place… Read More

Spanish word of the week: pepino

This week’s Spanish word of the week is pepino. Pepino is a noun that means cucumber and you can find how to pronounce it here: Pepino is the Spanish word for cucumber. For example, if you’re shopping at the market, you could say: Dos pepinos, por favor. Two cucumbers,… Read More