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Word of the Week

Foreign (adjective)

Meaning – of, from or characteristic of a country or language not one’s own.

Example of using it in a sentence "This money is an example of some foreign currency.”

Synonyms: overseas, distant, remote, far off, far flung, external, outside or different from us.

It can also mean – strange and unfamiliar

Example of using it in a sentence “I suppose this all feels pretty foreign to you?”

Synonyms: unfamiliar, unknown, strange, alien, exotic, outlandish, odd and peculiar

Spelling Tip – We have nothing but fun and games with this word this summer. It is on everyone’s most hated spelling list. It is the ‘ei’ and the ‘gn’ that has tripped everyone up.

Say the sentence foreign is for exchange, international, getaway and navigate

For + e + i + g + n

Use the word as many times throughout the week as you can. This can be verbally, in your written work or listen out for other people using it.

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