In this Issue
Letters to the Editor
Write to Us
Spread the Word
Back Issues

Housing vocabulary in
American and British English

Language Interference
Stringing Words Together
Language interference at
sentence level

Focus on Language

British and American English

Differences in spelling and grammar
UK version  US version

New word of the month
New words for the autumn

Top Tips for the CD-ROM
House and furniture
vocabulary activities

In this Issue

Welcome to the 12th issue of MED Magazine, the monthly webzine of the Macmillan English Dictionaries resource site!

This month we conclude the series on Language Interference with an article about language interference at sentence level. The article discusses common problems students run into when they are building sentences in English.

Autumn is the theme of the New Word column in this issue. In this article you can read about new words such as pumpkineer and

In the feature article, we continue exploring the common differences between British and American English. This month we take a look at the vocabulary of housing.

The Language Awareness article examines some of the most frequent types of differences between British and American English spelling and grammar.

The top tips column in this issue looks at wordlists and activities. The article explains how students can practise topic-related vocabulary using wordlists and activities on the Macmillan Essential Dictionary CD-ROM.

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