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Default Re: Electronic Dictionaries in ESL/EFL Learning

Hi Denis DNT Thanks for that. Do you direct them to an online English dictionary or do you provide them with paper dictionaries? Do you think low level (eg. A1 A2 or B2 on CEF) students can benefit from an English dictionary? I am not sure.
I have been looking at some Chinese/English dictionaries that my students use on their phones and the quality of definitions varies enormously.
Would you agree that it is more appropriate to use the dictionary from English to Chinese rather than Chinese to English for Chinese speakers? I am asking because I have noticed a lot of errors in students' written work that has been attributed to the translation they found in their dictionaries.