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Topical Tuesdays – Kapow

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    This PDF resource includes an article about some new words that have been added to the Oxford English Dictionary, as well as accompanying activity ideas perfect for learning at home or in school:

    • Hold a debate on why language evolves, and whether it should
    • Write a two- or three-paragraph story using the words: kapow, padawan, ange, nomophobia and summum malum
    • Create definitions for these made-up words: breffingle, nopperhast, yoochitrat
    • Find three three English words that originated from Anglo Saxon, Norman, Viking and Indian cultures

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