defining-vocabulary


defining-vocabulary
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  • Monolingual learner's dictionary — A Monolingual learner s dictionary (or MLD) is a type of dictionary designed to meet the reference needs of people learning a foreign language. MLDs are based on the premise that language learners should progress from a bilingual dictionary to a… …   Wikipedia

  • Michael Philip West — Dr. Michael Philip West (1888 – 1973) was an English language teacher and researcher who worked extensively in India in the mid 1900s. He produced the reading scheme The New Modern Reader and A General Service List of English Words (Longman,… …   Wikipedia

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