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FEATURE
Cutting a long word short —
Creating new words in English

COLUMNS
Language Interference
False Friends between
French and English
Parlez-vous Franglais?

Focus on Language
Awareness

Introduction
Academic Writing:
Writing an Essay —
Editing your writing

UK version  US version

New word of the month
Read about new idiomatic phrases

Top Tips for the CD-ROMs
Using SoundSearch for
intensive listening practice

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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.

In the final part of the series on Academic Writing we give you advice on editing your essay and seeking feedback. The article is in British and American English.