Lexico.com is a new collaboration between Dictionary.com and Oxford University Press (OUP) to help users worldwide with everyday language challenges. Lexico is powered by Oxford’s free English and Spanish dictionaries and features multi-language dictionary, thesaurus, and translation content.

As it’s powered by Oxford, the world language data experts, you can be sure you’re getting the most accurate and consise information.

You can find the correct spelling, useage and history of words and phrases. For example, rhinoceros come’s from Middle English, via Latin from the Greek meaning ‘nose horn’. You can also find out about the word of the year and a new word of the day each day.

The complete list of features at the time of writing is below:

  • English Dictionary
  • US Dictionary
  • Spanish Dictionary
  • English – Spanish Translator

  • Synonyms
  • Spelling Tips
  • Punctuation Tips
  • Writing Tips

  • Usage
  • Word Origins
  • Language Questions
  • Word Lists

The extensive blog and articles are filled with tips and informative posts about the varities of words we use and how to use them right.

Did you know?

Memrise helps you learn languages with real conversations from native speakers and a variety of fun and engaging techniques.

Memrise put the fun in to learning because they know that everyone learns more when they’re having fun and engaging with the lesson.

They do this in the form of mini videos, quirky games, useful phrases and quick, toilet-break length sessions.

We’ve added a few of their videos below for you to check out, underneath the videos is the full current list of languages you can learn with Memrise.

  • French
  • Arabic
  • Spanish (Spain
  • Spanish (Mexico)
  • Mongolian
  • Slovenian
  • German
  • Dutch
  • Turkish
  • Swedish
  • Icelandic

  • Korean
  • Japanese
  • Portuguese (Portugal)
  • Portuguese (Brazil)
  • Russian
  • Italian
  • Norwegian
  • Polish
  • Chinese (Simplified)
  • Danish

Duolingo let’s you learn a new language, for free.

We wanted to quickly demonstrate how easy it is to get started learning a new language with Duolingo. The video to the right shows how quick it is, once the app is installed we were learning German in no time!

You can even learn Klingon and High Valyrian if you desire.

Below is a list of all the languages you can learn on Duolingo:

  • Spanish
  • French
  • German
  • Japanese
  • Italian
  • Korean
  • Chinese
  • Russian
  • Portuguese (Brazillian)
  • Turkish
  • Dutch
  • Swedish
  • Hindi
  • Greek
  • High Valyrian
  • Irish
  • Latin
  • Polish
  • Hebrew
  • Norwegian (Bokmal)
  • Arabic
  • Vietnamese
  • Hawaiian
  • Danish
  • Romanian
  • Klingon
  • Czech
  • Indonesian
  • Welsh
  • Swahili
  • Najo
  • Hungarian
  • Ukranian
  • Esperanto

Oxford Dictionaries has over 350,000 words from the English language.

Oxford Dictionaries are generally considered the go-to resource for spelling, definitions and synonyms. Their website provides free access to the largest current English language dictionaries and thesaurus as well as a host of helpful tips on grammar, usage, spelling and more. It also includes audio pronunciations of words too.

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