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Every year, the famous and well known dictionaries choose the Word of the Year in the month of November or in the month of December. These dictionaries are as follows: Cambridge Dictionary, Oxford Dictionary, Longman Dictionary, Meriam-Webster Dictionary, Macquarie Dictionary. These words sometimes bring enthusiasm or joy to our lives.They sometimes bring excitement or curiosity. These words are sometimes used in the coursebooks which we use in our classes. This study deals with the words which have been selected as the word of the year since 2011. Definitions of these words will be given. How these words have been used in our classes will be handled. How we can use these words to promote fluency and accuracy in our classes will be suggested. Useful websites and websites will be suggested. Sample classroom activities will be shared. Games which can be used to use these words will be suggested.
word of the year; dictionaries; useful websites; sample classroom activities; games