superking wrote:I would prefer to use monolingual dictionaries, with them only using their smart phones in dire cases. They need to look up the word and connect with it more deeply than an instant translation provides.
mon·u·ment [n. mon-yuh-muhnt; v. mon-yuh-ment] Show IPA
something erected in memory of a person, event, etc., as a building, pillar, or statue: the Washington Monument.
any building, megalith, etc., surviving from a past age, and regarded as of historical or archaeological importance.
any enduring evidence or notable example of something: a monument to human ingenuity.
an exemplar, model, or personification of some abstract quality, especially when considered to be beyond question: a monument of middle-class respectability.
an area or a site of interest to the public for its historical significance, great natural beauty, etc., preserved and maintained by a government.
verb (used with object)
to build a monument or monuments to; commemorate: to monument the nation's war dead.
to build a monument on: to monument a famous site.
Yep, get connecting......