Using the dictionary and translation features

Choose your word list from the links at the right hand side of your course page or the top menu. This takes you to a page where you can:

  • Click on the speaker symbol to hear the word.
    Note: You will need to be logged in.
  • See the word in a sentence.


  • Click on the word to see its meaning in the dictionary.


  • Use the drop-down menu to translate the words into any one
    of 92 languages.
    Note: You will need to be logged in use this feature.


The dictionary page for your word will also give you:

  • links to other lists containing that word
  • links to Spellzone course units studying the spelling pattern of that word


  • 'Other spelling dictionary functions': this is a link to a search facility which lets you find other words containing a particular spelling pattern, for example, the ending 'cian'.


You can also access the dictionary at any time by typing a word into the dictionary box on the side bar.


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