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Oxford South African School Dictionary - Grades 4-12 (Paperback, 4th Edition): Oxford South African School Dictionary - Grades 4-12 (Paperback, 4th Edition)
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R204 Discovery Miles 2 040 Ships in 7 - 10 working days

The latest edition of bestselling South African school dictionary builds on providing solutions to every learner’s language needs.

Oxford Roald Dahl Thesaurus (Hardcover): Susan Rennie Oxford Roald Dahl Thesaurus (Hardcover)
Susan Rennie; Illustrated by Quentin Blake; Contributions by Roald Dahl; Oxford Dictionaries
R499 R283 Discovery Miles 2 830 Save R216 (43%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This is a real thesaurus for all chiddlers and even some adult human beans. It features hundreds of spliffling words used and created by the world's best storyteller, Roald Dahl, together with useful synonyms, related words and phrases, idioms and word origins. Cleverly organised into phizz-whizzing themes, from vegitibbles to outer space, it is easy to find new and interesting words while you are writing. Be inspired by the special WRITING HUT pages to craft your own brain-boggling creatures and characters, just like Roald Dahl. This mischievous thesaurus captures Oxford University Press's language expertise and mixes it with the magic of Roald Dahl. Whether telling curdbloodling stories or imagining bugswallop, you will soon be using the Oxford Roald Dahl Thesaurus as your golden ticket to dream!

Collins Jamaican School Dictionary (Hardcover): Collins Dictionaries (Children's Dictionaries Store) Collins Jamaican School Dictionary (Hardcover)
Collins Dictionaries (Children's Dictionaries Store)
R243 R192 Discovery Miles 1 920 Save R51 (21%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The home of trusted Jamaican dictionaries and thesauruses for school use. Collins Jamaican School Dictionary has been specially developed in association with teachers in Jamaica to ensure it meets the needs of students in Jamaican schools. This dictionary - which is fully up to date - provides coverage of vocabulary from all curriculum subjects to ensure students have the language they need at their fingertips. It provides guidance on grammar and punctuation, and includes a guide to spelling that covers key spelling rules, guidance on commonly confused and misspelled words and help with learning how to spell. The social studies section provides essential information on the world around us, with key facts and maps.

Collins Caribbean Student's Dictionary - Plus Unique Survival Guide (Hardcover, 3rd Revised edition): Collins... Collins Caribbean Student's Dictionary - Plus Unique Survival Guide (Hardcover, 3rd Revised edition)
Collins Dictionaries, Collins Dictionaries (Children's Dictionaries Store)
R334 R259 Discovery Miles 2 590 Save R75 (22%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The home of trusted Caribbean dictionaries and thesauruses for school use. Collins Student's Dictionary for the Caribbean is designed especially for Caribbean Students, offering up-to-date coverage of today's language. It also features a full-length Unique Survival Guide paying particular attention to the CXC syllabus, helping students write clearly and effectively. This unique dictionary has been compiled with constant reference to the Bank of English, ensuring the dictionary accurately reflects English as it is used today in a way that is most helpful to the dictionary user. The dictionary includes a Unique Survival Guide developed exclusively for Caribbean students, addressing key aspects in the CXC syllabus including errors commonly made in exams. It features tips on essay-writing, exams, grammar, letter & CV-writing and more, helping students write effectively with confidence. Additional features include entry words in colour for ease of use, detailed word histories and 'Word Tip' usage notes.

Collins South African School Dictionary (Paperback): Collins South African School Dictionary (Paperback)
R160 R128 Discovery Miles 1 280 Save R32 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

Collins South African School Dictionary is the perfect companion for all students aged 11+. With a very clear design throughout, it is easy to use and full of useful features to help build language confidence and help with work and study.

This new Collins South African School Dictionary has been developed with teachers to be the perfect tool for school work and homework. The clear layout makes finding entries exceptionally easy, and full definitions are given in simple language, often in complete sentences. With over 20,000 entries, many new or updated, it includes relevant curriculum vocabulary for students aged 11+.

A special supplement on spelling follows the main dictionary. It outlines key spelling rules and lists words that are commonly confused or misspelled, so it helps students to identify and master the trickiest spelling problems.

This student-friendly dictionary is an invaluable reference for all school students.

My Oxford Reading Tree Dictionary (Paperback): Roderick Hunt My Oxford Reading Tree Dictionary (Paperback)
Roderick Hunt; Illustrated by Alex Brychta 1
R130 R121 Discovery Miles 1 210 Save R9 (7%) Ships in 6 - 10 working days

This easy-to-use fun dictionary includes lots of unfamiliar words and phrases from the Oxford Reading Tree (ORT) stories ORT Biff Chip and Kipper Core Stories; ORT Biff Chip and Kipper Decode and Develop; ORT Explore with Biff, Chip and Kipper fiction, with lively illustrations by Alex Brychta to help understanding. Using a traditional first dictionary look and feel, it helps children to build reference skills such as looking up words in alphabetical order. The layout is really child-friendly and words are defined in a simple and clear way with examples to support the definitions. It includes phrases and onomatopoeic words in an bonus end section.

My Eerste Rympie-Woordeboek; My First Rhyme-Time Dictionary (Afrikaans, English, Paperback): Maree Francois My Eerste Rympie-Woordeboek; My First Rhyme-Time Dictionary (Afrikaans, English, Paperback)
Maree Francois; Illustrated by Nico Meyer; Fantasi
R134 Discovery Miles 1 340 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

n Eerste tematiese, tweetalige geillustreerde kinderwoordeboek in volle kleur. Vrolike rympies ondersteun die bekende temas. Die liggaamsdele, kleure en vorms, aktiwiteite en syfers vul die temas aan. Direkte assosiasie tussen voorwerp en woord. / A first thematic bilingual illustrated wordbook in full colour. Cheerful rhymes support the familiar themes. The parts of the body, shapes and colours, activities and figures complement the themes. Direct association between object and word.

Easy Learning French Dictionary - Trusted Support for Learning (Paperback, 8th Revised edition): Collins Dictionaries Easy Learning French Dictionary - Trusted Support for Learning (Paperback, 8th Revised edition)
Collins Dictionaries 1
R255 R204 Discovery Miles 2 040 Save R51 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

The home of trusted French dictionaries for everyday language learning. An easy-reference French to English and English to French Collins dictionary with key GCSE curriculum words highlighted and a practical, fun supplement covering key vocabulary areas. It is the ideal dictionary for learners of French, and especially for those aiming for exam success. Fully endorsed by the exam board Pearson Edexcel. Designed for learners of French, whether you are studying for exams at school, in an evening class, for business or to go on holiday to France. Covering everyday French and English (including all essential set expressions) and key curriculum words are highlighted to help with exam preparation. Clear and concise language notes provide information on common errors and confusable words, while handy culture notes explain cultural differences. French verbs are cross-referred to comprehensive verb tables, helping you find all the French verb forms you need. Combined with a text which is colour-coded and very easy to navigate. Visit collins.co.uk/languagesupport to access downloadable resources to help you practise and consolidate your language skills.

Oxford School Dictionary (Mixed media product): Oxford Dictionaries Oxford School Dictionary (Mixed media product)
Oxford Dictionaries 1
R180 R167 Discovery Miles 1 670 Save R13 (7%) Ships in 6 - 10 working days

A major new edition of the trusted, bestselling, comprehensive Oxford School Dictionary with new curriculum support. This fantastic new edition will boost your children's vocabulary with new words and meanings from across the curriculum. A helpful new spelling, grammar and punctuation section is included to enhance language skills and bring the dictionary up to date. What makes it the best? It is uniquely powered by the Oxford Children's Corpus, the largest bank of children's language in English, so you can be confident that all entries are clearly written in child-friendly language that children actually understand. Each example is perfectly age-appropriate, making it easy and enjoyable for every child to use. New for this edition is a robust supplement on spelling, grammar and punctuation, giving targeted help with the tricky bits, making this dictionary the perfect tool to support children in their journey to become good readers and writers. As usual, it has been extensively trialled with schools, so you can be sure it is still the best dictionary for your children, in a handy pocket-sized format. Further help with writing skills is available in the updated new edition of the companion Oxford School Thesaurus. Looking for great word activities to match this dictionary? Find fun downloadable activities, puzzles, and word games at www.oxforddictionaries.com/schools

Easy Learning German Dictionary - Trusted Support for Learning (Paperback, 9th Revised edition): Collins Dictionaries Easy Learning German Dictionary - Trusted Support for Learning (Paperback, 9th Revised edition)
Collins Dictionaries 1
R325 R214 Discovery Miles 2 140 Save R111 (34%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The home of trusted German dictionaries for everyday language learning. An easy-reference German to English and English to German dictionary with key GCSE curriculum words highlighted and a practical, fun supplement covering key vocabulary areas. It is the ideal dictionary for learners of German, and especially for those aiming for exam success. Fully endorsed by the exam board Pearson Edexcel. Designed for learners of German, whether you are studying for exams at school, in an evening class, for business or to go on holiday to Germany. Covering everyday German and English (including all essential set expressions) and key curriculum words are highlighted to help with exam preparation. Clear and concise language notes provide information on common errors and confusable words, while handy culture notes explain cultural differences. German verbs are cross-referred to comprehensive verb tables, helping you find all the German verb forms you need. Combined with a text which is colour-coded and very easy to navigate. Visit collins.co.uk/languagesupport to access downloadable resources to help you practise and consolidate your language skills.

Primary French Dictionary - Illustrated Dictionary for Ages 7+ (Paperback, 2 Revised Edition): Collins Dictionaries Primary French Dictionary - Illustrated Dictionary for Ages 7+ (Paperback, 2 Revised Edition)
Collins Dictionaries; Illustrated by Maria Herbert-Liew; Collins Dictionaries (Children's Dictionaries Store) 1
R299 R232 Discovery Miles 2 320 Save R67 (22%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The home of trusted French dictionaries and thesauruses for school use. A fun, colourful French to English and English to French dictionary, designed to meet the needs of children aged 7-11 learning French at primary school or at home as well as making learning fun. An easy-to-use, vibrant, colourful dictionary provides the perfect reference for the new curriculum with detailed coverage of core English and French vocabulary. Themed pages, fun and quirky illustrations with simple examples help children to remember words and translations. Key phrases are highlighted, offering all the support needed for children to study the new curriculum.

Oxford Children's Dictionary (Hardcover): Oxford Dictionaries Oxford Children's Dictionary (Hardcover)
Oxford Dictionaries 1
R237 R220 Discovery Miles 2 200 Save R17 (7%) Ships in 6 - 10 working days

Over 30,000 words, with clear and accessible meanings and age-appropriate example sentences, make this an ideal dictionary for helping children aged 8+ with homework. Each letter opens with a fun word fact and there are colour illustrations throughout. For example, did you know that 'almost' is one of the longest words with all the letters in alphabetical order? Compiled using the Oxford Children's Corpus, this new edition of the Oxford Children's Dictionary delivers support and help where it is needed. New to this edition is a supplement that gives top things to know about spelling, as well as about punctuation marks and how grammar can help make writing easy and effective.

Oxford First Dictionary (Paperback): Oxford Dictionaries Oxford First Dictionary (Paperback)
Oxford Dictionaries 1
R222 R206 Discovery Miles 2 060 Save R16 (7%) Ships in 6 - 10 working days

This major new edition of the Oxford First Dictionary in paperback includes new words and more pages to improve spelling, extend vocabulary and support comprehension in the new curriculum. As well as updated context sentences (including examples from children's own reading), word class information and a supplement on spelling and grammar tips and activities, the accessible alphabetical layout and fun colourful illustrations make this the perfect first dictionary for home and for starting school. Also available in durable hardback format and an ideal companion to the new updated edition of the Oxford First Thesaurus. Go online at www.oxfordschooldictionaries.com for the accompanying free downloadable activities.

Oxford School Thesaurus (Mixed media product): Oxford Dictionaries Oxford School Thesaurus (Mixed media product)
Oxford Dictionaries 1
R180 R167 Discovery Miles 1 670 Save R13 (7%) Ships in 6 - 10 working days

This authoritative new edition of the bestselling Oxford School Thesaurus boosts vocabulary and improves writing skills through new curriculum support. With the help of the Oxford Children's Corpus, the largest bank of children's language in English, the thesaurus is able to proivde a range of carefully-levelled words, synonyms and antonyms and age-appropriate example sentences. These are written in the natural language of contemporary children using contexts that will make the thesaurus easy and enjoyable for every child to use. Phrasal verbs, idioms, and writing tips help to explore the richness of language and make writing more effective, whether in creative writing or in essays, projects, reports and letters. A writing supplement with spelling, grammar and punctuation support makes this a complete toolkit to enhance basic literacy skills, build confidence, deliver the curriculum and help children prepare for the level of writing expected at secondary school. As with all Oxford children's thesauruses, it has been trialled with teachers. A perfect buy, in a handy, pocket-sized format with a refreshing new look, an essential for any rucksack. Downloadable word games, puzzles and activities are available at www.oxforddictionaries.com/schools

Korean Essential Dictionary - All the Words You Need, Every Day (Paperback, Edition): Collins Dictionaries Korean Essential Dictionary - All the Words You Need, Every Day (Paperback, Edition)
Collins Dictionaries
R215 R161 Discovery Miles 1 610 Save R54 (25%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The home of trusted Korean dictionaries for everyday language learning. A handy and affordable Korean to English and English to Korean reference for every day, including short grammars of Korean and English. Offers travellers and learners at home, school or in the office extensive and up-to-date coverage of Korean and English in a portable format. 27,000 translations. Designed for all those studying Korean who need maximum information in a handy travel format. Offers comprehensive and up-to-the-minute coverage of Korean and English. Delivers the accuracy and reliability you expect from the Collins name. With natural, idiomatic example phrases, in-depth treatment of the most important core vocabulary and help to find the exact translation you want. All Korean words, phrases and translations are transcribed using the revised Korean romanization system - ideal for beginners.

Oxford Student's Dictionary (Paperback): Oxford Dictionaries Oxford Student's Dictionary (Paperback)
Oxford Dictionaries
R237 R220 Discovery Miles 2 200 Save R17 (7%) Ships in 6 - 10 working days

This new edition of the Oxford Student's Dictionary is fully revised, with new curriculum vocabulary and up-to-date meanings. This is a comprehensive dictionary for students aged 14+ who need clear and straightforward definitions for vocabulary that they encounter at school and when preparing for exams. It includes subject specific language as well as everyday words and phrases. The new supplement gives spelling, punctuation and grammar tips for exam success, how to interpret exam command words and tips on what you can do to make a difference when checking through the exam paper.

Oxford Primary Dictionary (Hardcover): Susan Rennie Oxford Primary Dictionary (Hardcover)
Susan Rennie 1
R425 R308 Discovery Miles 3 080 Save R117 (28%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This new edition of the Oxford Primary Dictionary supports the curriculum's higher vocabulary expectations by including more varied vocabulary; words such as chortle, cacophony, amulet and vlog are new, along with others from a wide range of areas such as animals (e.g. narwhal, sabre-toothed), history (e.g.longship, palaeontoglist), mythology (e.g. cyclops, selkie) and space and science fiction (e.g. spacewalk, teleport). It also now features a unique selection of fictional words for creatures or places from children's reading and writing, for example hobbit, Muggle and bandersnatch. All the entries have clear and simple definitions with word classes and inflections given in full. Children will discover example sentences from the authors they love to read, such as Cressida Cowell, Roald Dahl and J. K. Rowling. 'Try also' guides at the top of pages help to locate tricky-to-find words in the alphabet such as from 'f' to 'ph', word origins are given in 'Did you know?' panels, and Spelling Alerts flag up tricky spellings. The updated supplement provides grammar and punctuation information to help children with their reading and writing. It is the ideal dictionary for boosting reading skills and building word power. Companion to the new updated edition of the Oxford Primary Thesaurus for all young writers. www.oxfordschooldictionaries.com for free downloadable activities.

Roald Dahl's Rotsome & Repulsant Words (Paperback): Susan Rennie Roald Dahl's Rotsome & Repulsant Words (Paperback)
Susan Rennie 1
R178 R132 Discovery Miles 1 320 Save R46 (26%) In stock

Illustrated by the razztwizzler Quentin Blake, this is the perfect introduction to the naughtiest words and phrases created by the world's No 1 Storyteller, from the bestselling Oxford Roald Dahl Dictionary. It is the perfect introduction to get children making up their own words and learning how language works - having fun and being bold with words starts here.

Oxford Junior Illustrated Dictionary (Paperback): Oxford Dictionaries Oxford Junior Illustrated Dictionary (Paperback)
Oxford Dictionaries 1
R288 R267 Discovery Miles 2 670 Save R21 (7%) Ships in 6 - 10 working days

A new edition of the Oxford Junior Illustrated Dictionary in paperback with additional entries and over 7000 words from across all school subjects to support the higher vocabulary expectations in the new curriculum. Entries are simple and clear, and include numbered meanings, word classes, inflections and relevant child-friendly example sentences. Topic word lists help with key subject vocabulary and a new feature section provides support for tricky spellings, punctuation terms and activities to help children check and edit their writing. Easy-to-use and brightly illustrated, it is the perfect dictionary for developing dictionary skills, boosting word power and building confidence. Also available in durable hardback format and an ideal companion to the new updated edition of the Oxford Junior Illustrated Thesaurus. Go online at www.oxfordschooldictionaries.com for the accompanying free downloadable activities.

Oxford Primary Illustrated Maths Dictionary (Paperback): Oxford Primary Illustrated Maths Dictionary (Paperback)
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R311 R217 Discovery Miles 2 170 Save R94 (30%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

An easy-to-use illustrated dictionary that includes over 1000 words and meanings to help young learners understand key maths terms and concepts at school and at home. The layout is fresh and child-friendly. The words are explained in a simple and clear way and there are examples and diagrams, graphs, illustrations and photographs to help children understand the concepts. It includes words from the National Curriculum such as congruent and composite shapes, gradient, discrete object and order of operations. Examples are clearly set out in panels to easily show support the meanings. Related words are listed in helpful 'Word build' panels to develop vocabulary in key areas. This book supports parents and teachers as well as children with the terminology and vocabulary children encounter at school. It builds mathematical understanding and vocabulary using cross references, and the thematic supplement on key topics gives more in-depth understanding. This dictionary is part of the new primary illustrated reference series, the perfect set of cross-curricular vocabulary builders. The Oxford Primary Illustrated Dictionary, Oxford Primary Illustrated Thesaurus, Oxford Primary Illustrated Science Dictionary and the brand new Oxford Illustrated Computing Dictionary can also be used to support transition and lower secondary. For free downloadable activity worksheets, go to www.oxfordschooldictionaries.com

Oxford School French Dictionary (Mixed media product): Oxford School French Dictionary (Mixed media product)
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R200 R167 Discovery Miles 1 670 Save R33 (17%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This new edition has been revised to offer up -to-date vocabulary for students learning French at primary school and into their first years in secondary school in a format that is ideal for carrying in school bags. Students can build their French words and phrases the easy way both at home at school. The simple and clear translations are quick to find using the alphabet down the side of the page and the guide words at the top of the page. Grammar support is given in the full verb tables in the middle of the dictionary to support recognizing different verb inflections and tenses. A flavour of French culture is given in the special section on everyday life. Clear and easy to use, it is the ideal dictionary to grow vocabulary and build confidence creating and translating sentences in French.

Oxford Popular School Dictionary (Paperback): Oxford University Press Oxford Popular School Dictionary (Paperback)
Oxford University Press
R51 Discovery Miles 510 Ships in 3 - 7 working days

The Popular School dictionary has over 40, 000 words and phrases, with simple meanings and example phrases show how words are used. It includes words from the curriculum, international vocabulary and new words from ICT. It is ideal for quick word look-up at home.

Maths Dictionary - Illustrated Dictionary for Ages 7+ (Paperback): Collins Dictionaries, Paul Broadbent Maths Dictionary - Illustrated Dictionary for Ages 7+ (Paperback)
Collins Dictionaries, Paul Broadbent; Illustrated by Maria Herbert-Liew; Collins Dictionaries (Children's Dictionaries Store) 1
R267 R197 Discovery Miles 1 970 Save R70 (26%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The home of trusted English dictionaries and thesauruses for school use. Level: KS2 Subject: Maths This colourfully illustrated maths dictionary for children offers amazing support for the primary maths curriculum. Simple definitions of key maths terms are linked to full times table charts, weight measurements, and geometry. All of the maths concepts are clearly laid out and illustrated, making this primary maths dictionary a fun and easy way for pupils to learn maths, at Key Stage 2 and beyond! * Contains full coverage of the new curriculum maths terminology * Gives concise explanations of the key maths terms that pupils need * Makes clear links to show how maths is used in real-life contexts * Incorporates fun illustrations and colourful diagrams to help with understanding * Uses alphabetical presentation for easy access * Includes lots of supplements such as times tables, weight measurements and geometry

Roald Dahl Rotsome and Repulsant Words (Hardcover): Susan Rennie Roald Dahl Rotsome and Repulsant Words (Hardcover)
Susan Rennie; Illustrated by Quentin Blake; Roald Dahl
R185 R132 Discovery Miles 1 320 Save R53 (29%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Get ready to be goose-gruggled and fluckgungled with disgusterous, rotsome and repulsant words (and much more). You can have fun with Roald Dahl's language and the brilliant Quentin Blake's illustrations while discovering how language works in this little hardback book. Inspired by the World's No 1 storyteller, this book will give you all you need to start learning how language works - make up your own words, have fun and be bold with words!

Oxford School Spanish Dictionary (Mixed media product): Oxford School Spanish Dictionary (Mixed media product)
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R173 R160 Discovery Miles 1 600 Save R13 (8%) Ships in 6 - 10 working days

This new edition has been revised to offer up-to-date vocabulary for students learning Spanish at primary school and into their first years in secondary school in a format that is ideal for carrying in school bags. Students can build their Spanish words and phrases the easy way both at home at school. The simple and clear translations are quick to find using the alphabet down the side of the page and the guide words at the top of the page. Grammar support is given in the full verb tables in the middle of the dictionary to support recognizing different verb inflections and tenses. A flavour of culture is given in the special section on everyday life in Spanish-speaking countries. Clear and easy to use, it is the ideal dictionary to grow vocabulary and build confidence creating and translating sentences in Spanish.

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