I do an annual “Word of the Year” feature, sharing the choices from various organizations around the world.

Only a few have been chosen so far, but the pace will pick up over the next few weeks and I’ll be adding links to this post.

You can see all my vocabulary-related “Best” lists, including previous editions of “Words Of The Year,” here.

I’m adding this post to ALL END-OF-YEAR “BEST” LISTS FOR 2020 IN ONE PLACE!

Here is what I have so far:

This is an interesting idea, and could be used for a lesson related to goals: Why Melinda Gates selects a ‘word of the year’ and not a New Year’s resolution. I’m adding it to Best Posts On Students Setting Goals.

Lockdown is named Collins Dictionary’s 2020 word of the year is from Euronews.

‘Iso’ named Australia’s 2020 word of the year, beating coronavirus-related terms ‘bubble’ and ‘COVID normal’

Covid-19: ‘Lockdown’ declared Collins Dictionary word of the year is from The BBC.

Oxford’s 2020 Word of the Year? It’s Too Hard to Isolate is from The NY York Times.

Word of the Year 2020 is from Oxford.