AskOxford: Free Online Dictionary Resources from Oxford University Press

Posted on Sunday, December 23, 2007

AskOxford, an ESL website maintained by Oxford University Press, contains a range of helpful English learning resources freely available to any interested students.


• A large database of answers to frequently asked questions about English grammar, usage and vocabulary

• Better writing section with useful tips on how to avoid recurrent spelling and grammar mistakes, write effective letters and CVs, and communicate better in email, SMS and online chat with emoticons and acronyms

• Articles on English words, phrases, proverbs and quotations

• Word games in the form of crossword puzzles, prize quizzes, hangman games and Scrabble

• Information on varieties of the English language and borrowings into English from other languages

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