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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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R157 R146 Discovery Miles 1 460 Save R11 (7%) In stock

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 R296 Discovery Miles 2 960 Save R203 (41%) 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 R200 Discovery Miles 2 000 Save R43 (18%) 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 R270 Discovery Miles 2 700 Save R64 (19%) 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.

Oxford School Dictionary & Thesaurus (Mixed media product): Oxford Dictionary Oxford School Dictionary & Thesaurus (Mixed media product)
Oxford Dictionary 1
R247 R205 Discovery Miles 2 050 Save R42 (17%) In stock

A one-stop dictionary & thesaurus for upper primary students. The Oxford School Dictionary & Thesaurus combines a comprehensive dictionary at the top of the page with a companion thesaurus at the bottom, for the upper primary student moving into secondary school. The dictionary contains clear simple definitions, up-to-date example sentences, and support on spelling, grammar and punctuation. The thesaurus provides thousands of up-to-date synonyms, arranged by the meaning that is closest to that of the headword, instead of alphabetically, to enable users to select the most accurate alternative. Having the dictionary and thesaurus entry on the same page makes it a very easy-to-use one-volume reference tool. It is powered by the Oxford Children's Corpus, a unique electronic database of millions of words of writing for children. Plus, for downloadable word games, puzzles, and activities, go online to the www.oxforddictionaries.com/schools website.

Oxford Learner's French Dictionary (Mixed media product): Oxford Learner's French Dictionary (Mixed media product)
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R230 R213 Discovery Miles 2 130 Save R17 (7%) In stock

This new edition has been fully revised and updated to offer up -to-date vocabulary and language support for student's learning French at GCSE and beyond. All the current exam board vocabulary is included and curriculum words are flagged with a key symbol. Word Tips provide information on common grammatical errors and confusable words, while interesting cultural information is specially picked out in Culture boxes. To support students building their range of vocabulary and get them using it confidently, all words are also given in appropriate example sentences so that students can see how to use them correctly. Extra grammar support is given with full verb tables, including English translations of the different tenses, to help with translating to and from French. In the centre of the dictionary, the illustrated thematic supplement includes questions, answers, comments and phrases and photocard activities to model those faced by students in their exams. It has a contemporary look and feel and covers topics such as technology, free-time activities, customs and festivals, social and global issues, travel and tourism, current and future study and employment.

Oxford skoolwoordeboek vir Afrikaans (Afrikaans, Paperback): Oupsa Oxford skoolwoordeboek vir Afrikaans (Afrikaans, Paperback)
Oupsa
R143 Discovery Miles 1 430 In stock
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.

Oxford Mini School Dictionary: Oxford Dictionaries Oxford Mini School Dictionary
Oxford Dictionaries 1
R124 R115 Discovery Miles 1 150 Save R9 (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 right 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 portable mini 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 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
R282 R224 Discovery Miles 2 240 Save R58 (21%) Ships in 10 - 15 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.

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 R224 Discovery Miles 2 240 Save R101 (31%) 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 R242 Discovery Miles 2 420 Save R57 (19%) 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 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

My Eerste Groot Woordeboek (Afrikaans, Hardcover): Richard Scarry My Eerste Groot Woordeboek (Afrikaans, Hardcover)
Richard Scarry; Translated by Carina Diedericks-Hugo
R167 Discovery Miles 1 670 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

In Richard Scarry se My Eerste Groot Woordeboek maak ons kennis met Buks en Bettie Beer en hul vriende in Woelstad.

Leer honderde nuwe woorde met behulp van Richard Scarry se wonderlike, klassieke tekeninge. Die woorde word gegroepeer volgens tema sodat die kind op ’n heerlike prettige wyse sy of haar kennis van die węreld kan uitbrei.

’n Plesier vir oud en jonk!

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 School French Dictionary (Mixed media product): Oxford School French 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 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 Mini Skoolwoordeboek/School Dictionary (English, Afrikaans, Paperback): OUP Southern Africa Oxford Mini Skoolwoordeboek/School Dictionary (English, Afrikaans, Paperback)
OUP Southern Africa
R112 R104 Discovery Miles 1 040 Save R8 (7%) In stock

Hierdie woordeboek is ontwerp om jou te help om beter Afrikaans, indien jy n leerder van Afrikaans is, of beter Engels, indien jy n leerder van Engels is, te skryf en te praat. Dit bied ondersteuning in vier sleutelareas, soos hieronder aangetoon. This dictionary has been designed to help you write and speak better Afrikaans, if you are a learner of Afrikaans, or better English, if you are a learner of English. It offers support in four key areas, as shown below. Features: help leerders om die regte vertaling te kies; bied slegs dikwels gebruikte vertalings aan; wys hoe woorde werklik gebruik word; sluit nuwe woorde vanuit die hele kurrikulum in; helps learners choose the right translation; gives frequently used translations only; shows how words are really used; and includes new words from across the curriculum.

Oxford Mini School Thesaurus (Paperback): Oxford Dictionaries Oxford Mini School Thesaurus (Paperback)
Oxford Dictionaries 1
R124 R115 Discovery Miles 1 150 Save R9 (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 portable mini format with a refreshing new look, an essential for any backpack. Downloadable word games, puzzles and activities are available at www.oxforddictionaries.com/schools

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 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

Oxford First Dictionary (Paperback): Oxford Dictionaries Oxford First Dictionary (Paperback)
Oxford Dictionaries 1
R288 R246 Discovery Miles 2 460 Save R42 (15%) Ships in 10 - 15 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 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 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.

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