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Blogs tagged "Etymology"

Discover a hidden world where caterpillars are hairy cats and bouquets are made of wood

23 May 2016

Discover a hidden world where caterpillars are hairy cats and bouquets are made of wood

Schofield & Sims author Michael Janes offers some useful tips on how you can use word origins to help build vocabulary and spelling skills, while also giving children a valuable insight into the different influences that have shaped the English language.

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The Complete Primary Dictionary: the first and last word in primary dictionaries

19 May 2016

The Complete Primary Dictionary: the first and last word in primary dictionaries

Last month saw the publication of our long-awaited Complete Primary Dictionarya five-year labour of love, and one of the first completely new dictionaries of the twenty-first century.

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