In this section we offer a variety of resources and activities for you to use in the classroom: dictation downloads which focus on key issues for language learners; free e-lessons to help you integrate the dictionary into classroom work; interactive games to consolidate vocabulary; and the MED Magazine for fascinating insights into the English language.

  • E-lessons


    Sign up to receive free dictionary activities straight to your inbox, for use in the classroom or for private study.

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  • Dictations


    These dictation exercises, accompanied by teacher's notes, focus on key features of the new edition of the Macmillan English Dictionary, including common learner problems.

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  • MED Magazine

    MED Magazine

    The unique webzine of Macmillan English Dictionaries provides fascinating articles and resources designed to help you and your students succeed in the English language-learning arena.

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  • verb_wheel


    These interactive games are designed to improve students’ language skills, by helping them to practise and extend their vocabulary.

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    OSE-BuzzWord Lesson Plans

    We've teamed up with to bring you some fantastic classroom resources: lesson plans based on articles from the Macmillan Dictionary BuzzWord archive.

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  • "Due to" or "owing to"? @StanCarey assesses a common peeve in English usage:

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