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A great collection of the best on line dictionaries all over the web.

Just have a look!


Free online dictionaries – Spanish, French, Italian, German and more. Conjugations, audio pronunciations and forums for your questions.

A great tool either to improve your vocabulary as student or, as a teacher to help your students.  It’s more than a simple dictionary. TRY IT!

Collins Dictionary

 More than 500,000 words, meanings, phrases, synonyms and antonyms. It is ideal for everyday use at home, for study, at the office and on the go. 

McMillan Dictionary Online

Pronuntiation, translations, language resources and many other things that you can explore.

Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary

A great dictionary for general British English on Cambridge Dictionaries Online.


America’s most useful and respected dictionary,Word of the Day, facts and observations on language, lookup trends, and wordplay. With many usage examples.  

Longman Dictionary

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Online   

Using English

English language site specialising in English as a Second Language (ESL) established in 2002 with a large collection of tools & resources for students, teachers…, It covers the full spectrum of ESL, EFL, ESOL, and EAP subject areas.

An online source for English definitions, synonyms, word origins, audio pronunciations, example sentences, slang phrases, idioms, word games, legal and medical terms, Word of the Day and more.  

Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary

Used by over 35 million learners of English worldwide. You will find out any word.  

Oxford Living  Dictionary

This dictionary is more than a dictionary: videos, quizzes, grammar, thesaurus… Very recomendable!!

The Free

This dictionary allows you to create your own personal homepage by adding and removing, dragging and dropping, and “using or losing” existing content windows…



It is a web service that provides an online dictionary for a number of language pairs. It incorporates a search engine that provides access to large amounts of bilingual, translated sentence pairs, which come from the World Wide Web. ATTENTION !!!! Linguee is not an automatic translation machine!  


What’s the difference between two similar words?   

GRAPH words

Fantastic free semantic field maps and thesaurus synonimes 

Synonyme Finder 

Speak and write with confidence. To help you avoid using the same word too repetitively, redundantly, recurrently, incessantly,  etc.  

Cogney rhyming slang dictionary

Do you want to know about cogney rhyming slang, the secret language of London?


Fantastic free graph words and thesaurus synonyms for teachers and students

Phrase up Dictionary

phraseup assists you with writing by finding and filling-in the words you can’t remember

Phrasal verbs dictionary 

A reference of 3,451 current English Phrasal Verbs (also called multi-word verbs) with definitions and examples. 

Visual Dictionary Online

Explore the 15 major themes to access more than 6,000 images and see words like never before.


The english alley to learn english

english alley homeThe English Alley is a 100 % free website with one goal: to help improve your English vocabulary

How does it work?

Here you can find plenty of  lovely drawings that show the different vocabulary terms. Everything is organized in themes (house, park, school…) Here, they are in alphabetical order

When you put the cursor over the drawings you will hear the pronunciation of the words, and if you click on many of them it will give you access to a new vocabulary page.



vocabulary2Practice English vocabulary, expressions, the alphabet and numbers. Within each category, place your cursor over an image or text to hear it pronounced aloud.

Then test your audio comprehension and speaking skills with the listening and speaking challenenge situated on the top right corner of each page.

Below, the contents you can find in the page.


VISUAL DICTIONARY for children, beginners or young learners


Simple y básico diccionario para niños, sobretodo, preescolares o estudiantes que empiezan. Tiene 22 sets diferentes:personal, food, animals, body, clothes, kitchen, furniture, computer, sports, transport, jobs, garden, hospital, nature, stationery, traffic, letters, numbers, colours, positions, verbs and adjectives. Cada set contiene entre 20 y 50 palabras con su nombre y pronunciación. Total: más de 500 palabras.
Muy fácil de utilizar. Una vez  en la página, hay 3 herramientas:
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  • – Volver
  • – Ver las palabras en línea
  • – Ver las palabras juntas
 Al hacer click en cada dibujo. éste se verá más grande con la palabra escrita y su pronunciación .

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This is a very simple and basic visual dictionary for children , above all for young learners or begginers. With 22 different setsanimals,personal, food,  body, clothes, kitchen, furniture, computer, sports, transport, jobs, garden, hospital, nature, stationery, traffic, letters, numbers, colours, positions, verbs and adjectives.

30-50 flashcards with their names and pronuntiation in each set . In total,  more than 500 words. 

Very easy to use it. Once you are in the page you willl find this three tools:

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  • – To go back home

  • – See the words in a line

  • – See the words together

 Click in each word to see a bigger picture  with its name and pronuntiation.

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