The magical language of nursery rhymes
explore our words of the week
Pop Goes the Weasel: the magical language of nursery rhymes
When we are small, each new word unlocks a new world of experience. And they also teach us – unwittingly – many other things. Things like rhyme. And word order. And vocabulary. In our blog, we look at the magical language of nursery rhymes.
The word of the week is...
It's World Nursery Rhyme Week! Our word of the week is nursery rhyme, a poem or song for young children.
In case you missed this week’s Words of the Day, here’s a reminder:
Spanish word of the week:
This week's Spanish word of the week is simpático, an adjective that means nice or friendly.
French word of the week:
This week's French word of the week is neuf, an adjective that means new.
Read this week's Language Learners blogs to find out more about these words and how to use them.
The word nice is one of the most frequently used words in English, yet there are many other different words you can use instead to be more specific and make your writing more interesting.
Explore the evolving nature of language in our dictionaries and thesauruses
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