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FEATURE
Christmas is Coming!
Read about Christmas traditions and words you often hear

COLUMNS
Language Interference
Friend or Foe?

Decide by finding out more about False Friends and the language learner

Focus on Language Awareness
Introduction
Business English: CVs
UK version  US version

New word of the month
Are you having trouble finding the perfect Christmas gift?

Top Tips for the CD-ROM
Use WordSearch and TextSearch to practise Christmas vocabulary  

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Focus on Language Awareness

The Language Awareness pages in the Macmillan English Dictionary are designed to give up-to-date information on topics that are relevant to everyone who has any interest in the way the English language is being used at the beginning of the 21st century. They have all been written by people who are experts in the field they are writing about; indeed, most of the authors have published more detailed work, which you might like to read if you find these pages interesting.

They are intended to give you a deeper understanding of such areas as Spoken Discourse, Metaphor, and Pragmatics, all of which are crucial for users of the English language.

There is a lot of food for thought on these pages, and you may find there is plenty of scope in these topics for classroom activities and discussion.

This month we look at CVs in British and American English.