What you have learned so far
This week you have learned that:
Not all the words in the English language are recorded in dictionaries
New words (and new meanings for old words) come into the language all the time
Many words also fall out of use
Dictionary makers have criteria to help them to decide what words to include in their dictionaries
Dictionary makers use corpora and teams of readers to help them discover new words, and new meanings for old words
Dictionaries for different types of user include different types of word
You have also learned how to:
- Submit new words and meanings to the Macmillan Open Dictionary and Wiktionary
Time to reflect on your learning so far.
Share your thoughts of any learning that has helped you to further develop your understanding of the knowledge within dictionaries.
Did you learn anything new or different that you would like to explore more outside of your learning within this course?
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