Using a Dictionary (Level 2)

Written by T. Pascal Brown

Description: An article about using a dictionary
Instructions: Read the sentences below and answer the questions or fill in the spaces

Dictionaries are valuable sources of information on words.
For a beginning student it is fine to use a bilingual (two language) dictionary.
If you are at an intermediate or advanced level it is best to use an English – English dictionary when you are learning English.
This will help you learn more English words and speed up your learning of words


1: dictionaries = a book with meanings of words
2: valuable = extremely helpful
3: sources = places
4: information = meanings of words
5: beginning = starting
6: it is fine = it is good
7: a bilingual dictionary = a dictionary with two languages
8: an intermediate level = a medium level
9: speed up your learning of words = learn words faster