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This major new edition of the Oxford First Thesaurus in paperback has been updated to include more related words, synonyms and antonyms to develop children's writing skills, support comprehension and inspire a more creative and adventurous use of language. With its accessible alphabetical layout, fun colourful illustrations and relevant example sentences, it is the perfect resource for home and school to boost vocabulary and spark creative writing skills. Also available in durable hardback format and an ideal companion to the new updated edition of the Oxford First Dictionary. Go online at www.oxfordschooldictionaries.com for the accompanying free downloadable activities.
This new paperback edition of the Oxford School Dictionary of Word Origins gives an engaging insight into the origins of the everyday language we use. It provides additional language support and information through funny and absorbing word histories, feature entries on especially curious, 'yucky', and 'mind-boggling' words, and a full thematic section on words from the worlds of food, fashion, dinosaur names, invented and onomatopoeic words and much more. John Ayto, top word expert, entertains all ages from eight to eighty with this informative and humorous dictionary and language reference tool. Downloadable learning resources, word games, puzzles, and much more are available for additional online support at www.oxforddictionaries.com/schools
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 durable hardback 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
Die Pharos Junior tweetalige skoolwoordeboek fokus op leerders van graad 4–7 en het 'n paar nuwe, unieke kenmerke. Die woordeboek bevat sowat 5000 trefwoorde en is geskik vir Afrikaans en Engels huistaal of addisionele taal. Van die kenmerke wat die gebruiker kan verwag, is:
- Voorbeeldsinne; sinonieme en antonieme; homonieme en homofone; frases; idiome en spreekwoorde
- Woordverdeling en klem; woordsoorte volledig uitgeskryf
- Attributiewe vorm, trappe van vergelyking, meervoud, verkleiningsvorm, deeltjiewerkwoorde, verlede tyd
- Inligtingskassies met verdere inligting oor grammatika, spelling en taalgebruik
- Afleidings van basiswoorde met hul vertalings
Unieke kenmerke van die woordeboek is die byvoeging van woordsoorte se onderafdelings; intensiewe vorme; homofone en woorde wat dikwels verwar word by die betrokke inskrywing, plus die vertalings; en by diername, die versamelnaam, manlik en vroulik, woord vir die kleintjies en die dier se geluid.
With a clear, colour layout to make it easy to navigate, the book is in two parts. The first part is a reference section of simple rules, tips, and examples to help students spell, punctuate, and write correctly in school, in exams, and at home. This divides into three sections - Spelling, Punctuation, and Grammar. The second part is an alphabetical word list of common tricky words, with inflections, but no meanings. This list highlights, using analysis from the Oxford Children's Corpus, words that are most frequently misspelt by this age group, to target and rectify these common mistakes. There are helpful tips to guide the user around the alphabetical list to the word they are looking for, and helpful notes at key words to aid correct spellings. It will be a valuable resource for preparation for students taking exams with increased focus on accurate spelling and grammar. It will be a user-friendly resource for pupils to correct their own spellings and improve their spelling techniques and grammar. The accessible format will also provide an invaluable quick guide for spelling, punctuation marks, and grammar rules for teachers and parents as well.
Over 45,000 synonyms, with age-appropriate examples and opposites, make this an ideal thesaurus to help children aged 8+ with homework. It features Overused Word panels that suggest alternatives to words like 'nice' and 'good'; Word Webs - ideal for project work - providing related words - for example 'bird' includes types of birds, parts of a bird's body, sounds made by birds and the words for groups of birds along with some illustrations of birds; Writing Tips that offer advice and even more vocabulary for writing, e.g. about how birds move - do they circle, flutter or perch? - or how to describe their feathers. Compiled using the Oxford Children's Corpus, the Oxford Children's Thesaurus delivers support and help where it is needed.
"What's the word for...?" Over 1500 words.Easy to use.Help with letter changes.Step-by-step introduction to using a dictionary.Suitable for a wide age range. "What's the word for...?" This dictionary is especially for those who are learning Welsh as a second language, and will help to develop the skills needed to use a dictionary.
The home of trusted English dictionaries and thesauruses for school use. This English School Dictionary and Thesaurus for students is the perfect English reference tool for all students aged 11+ (KS3). A dictionary and thesaurus combo in a handy pocket format, this student dictionary and thesaurus has been developed with teachers to use in the classroom and for homework. Clear, straightforward definitions reflect today's language, while the matching thesaurus entries provide a generous choice of synonyms and antonyms. The 'Get It Right' supplement addresses the main points in the three key curriculum areas of Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling. For more on English language usage, the Collins English School Dictionary (9780008257927) and School Thesaurus (9780008257941) are also sold separately.
The home of trusted English dictionaries and thesauruses for school use. This English School Dictionary is the perfect language companion for all students age 11+ (KS3). This new hardback edition has been developed with teachers to be the perfect student dictionary for children in class and for 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 the school national curriculum vocabulary up to Key Stage 3 and GCSE as well as general vocabulary for students aged 11+. A special section 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 user-friendly Collins English School Dictionary is an invaluable reference for all school students. A paperback edition of this dictionary is also available (9780008257927).
The home of trusted English dictionaries and thesauruses for everyday language use. The most up-to-date and information-packed dictionary of its size available. With spelling, grammar and pronunciation help, plus a practical writing guide, the Pocket Dictionary gives you all the everyday words you need - at your fingertips. Up-to-date language coverage along with practical guidance on effective English for everyday use. The text is compiled using the latest information on current English from Collins Corpus - our unique and constantly updated 4.5-billion-word database - ensuring the most up-to-date language coverage available. And, with all entry words and spelling forms in clear type, modern definitions, you can be sure to find all the information you need in the quickest time possible. 85,000 words, meanings, and phrases Collins have been pioneers in dictionary publishing since 1819. We are proud to offer an extensive range of dictionaries in multiple formats and languages for all leisure, travel and educational needs.
The home of trusted French dictionaries for everyday language learning. With 40,000 words and phrases and 60,000 translations packed into this Collins Gem French to English and English to French dictionary, you'll have everything you need to know on the go. All the latest words reflecting changes in modern lifestyle are included in this small French dictionary, plus notes about life in French-speaking countries and top tips on commonly confused words. This is the perfect choice for travellers, students and business people. An essential, user-friendly travel Phrasefinder is included, along with a handy menu-reader ensuring you always get what you expect from a meal out. A clear layout, useful examples, and language and cultural notes makes this Collins French Gem dictionary ideal for school and a great companion to GCSE French. For more on French language usage, the Collins French Essential Dictionary (9780008270728) or the French Pocket Dictionary (9780008183622) are available for purchase.
The home of trusted French dictionaries for everyday language learning. Whether you're on business, holiday or just learning French at your own pace, this Collins French to English and English to French Pocket Dictionary is designed to give you all the information you need in a handy, compact format. A modern French dictionary offering excellent coverage of today's French language, culture and usage, this dictionary has the most up-to-date words in both languages from a wide range of areas. An in-depth 'French in Focus' supplement contains information about French language and culture to enhance your learning, plus full GCSE coverage so students can use this French dictionary for GCSE exam success. A 'French verb tables' supplement features the most common irregular verbs and examples of verbs in use to help improve your fluency in different situations, such as sending an email or making a phone call. This pocket French dictionary includes 40,000 words and phrases, 60,000 translations and all the features you would expect from a Collins dictionary: an easy-to-read layout, special treatments of key words, notes about life in French-speaking countries and warnings on common errors and faux amis. For more on French language usage, the French Essential Dictionary (9780008270728) is also available.
Exceptionally clear and easy to use, this dictionary offers excellent support for primary school learners from Grade 3 up to Grade 7. This dictionary also provides study pages with useful activities and tables of information ready for the teacher to use in class. Features: easy definitions for over 5000 words; everyday words and essential vocabulary for school subjects; example sentences in almost every entry; clear pictures supporting many definitions; well-spaced layout that makes it easy to find words; easy pronunciation guides; excellent curriculum support; a section of extra information with a min-grammar and activities to help teachers to build learners' skills and integrate the dictionary into their teaching.
The home of trusted English dictionaries and thesauruses for school use. For children aged 7 and over, this dictionary contains up to date coverage of a range of everyday and curriculum vocabulary. It offers additional language tips and carefully selected and annotated illustrations to help students with more complex language. The Word Wizard section provides in-depth support on spelling, punctuation and grammar. This book is designed to build confidence and develop language and dictionary skills at home and in the classroom in preparation for secondary school. Includes a wide range of the latest vocabulary from different subject areas with example sentences and tips on grammar and spelling to help students understand how to use language more effectively. Synonyms and antonyms are provided to help build vocabulary. Beautiful annotated illustrations add an extra dimension and provide additional information on a range of topic areas.
Colourful and fun-to-use, this first reference book divides into three sections: grammar, punctuation, and spelling. In the first section, there are simple meanings, with friendly examples and interactive questions, for all the grammar terms required by the curriculum. Then it gives the punctuation marks and shows how to use them and finally provides rules and tips to support first spelling. At the back is an alphabetical dictionary of the curriculum words that children need to know, including tricky words, and fun ways to remember how to spell them. A cast of colourful, friendly birds give parents and teachers questions and tips to clarify understanding. The dictionary is accessible and age-appropriate. A valuable resource for preparation for all levels for the KS1 Test. Online spelling lists, punctuation, and grammar activities will be provided for easy practice at home or as part of lesson starters or as homework.
The Oxford English Dictionary for Schools is easy to use with its clear signposting, accessible design, and expertly levelled look and feel. Now students can and will find the words they want fast! It has extensive vocabulary including all cross-curriculum words, so it is ideal for preparing for Controlled Assessments. It is powered by the Oxford Children's Corpus, a unique electronic database of millions of words written for children. Added extras in this dictionary are the language panels for project work, synonyms for overused words to develop wide-ranging language skills, and citations. Real example sentences from the best children's books and teenage fiction show students how to use language most effectively. There are inspiring examples from authors such as David Almond, Philip Pullman, William Golding, Anthony Horowitz, Beverley Naidoo, and many more from the curriculum reading lists. Downloadable learning resources, word games, puzzles, and much more are available for additional online support at www.oxforddictionaries.com/schools
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!
A new edition of the Oxford Junior Illustrated Dictionary in durable hardback format with over 7000 up-to-date 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 paperback 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.
An extensive secondary school dictionary for age-appropriate language support, ideal for Key Stage 3 & 4 students. The Oxford English Dictionary for Schools is easy to use with its clear signposting, accessible design, and expertly levelled look and feel. Now students can and will find the words they want fast! It has extensive vocabulary including all cross-curriculum words, so it is ideal for preparing for Controlled Assessments. It is powered by the Oxford Children's Corpus, a unique electronic database of millions of words written for children. Added extras in this dictionary are the language panels for project work, synonyms for overused words to develop wide-ranging language skills, and citations. Real example sentences from the best children's books and teenage fiction show students how to use language most effectively. There are inspiring examples from authors such as David Almond, Philip Pullman, William Golding, Anthony Horowitz, Beverley Naidoo, and many more from the curriculum reading lists. Downloadable learning resources, word games, puzzles, and much more are available for additional online support at www.oxforddictionaries.com/schools
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.
This new edition has been fully revised and updated to offer up -to-date vocabulary and language support for student's learning Spanish 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 Spanish. 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.
The home of trusted Spanish dictionaries and thesauruses for school use. Designed for children aged 7-11 learning Spanish at primary school or at home, this easy-to-use, vibrant and colourful Collins Primary Spanish Dictionary makes learning fun. It's the perfect Spanish dictionary for the new Key Stage 2 curriculum, with detailed coverage of core English and Spanish vocabulary. Themed pages, plus fun and quirky illustrations with simple examples help children to remember words and translations. Key phrases are highlighted in this Spanish student dictionary, offering all the support needed for learning Spanish. For more illustrated learning support, our Children's Dictionary (9780008271176), Children's Thesaurus (9780008271183), Primary Dictionary (9780008206789) and Primary Thesaurus (9780008222055) are also available.
The home of trusted Spanish dictionaries for everyday language learning. This Spanish to English and English to Spanish dictionary, has been revised and updated with hundreds of new words, phrases and senses. The Spanish In Action supplement focusses on key communication areas, making this the perfect dictionary for use at university, college, home or work. Designed for students and professionals using Spanish in the course of their work or study, this modern dictionary ensures you have the most complete and accurate picture of real Spanish available today. * Practical section on real life communication in Spanish, covering all forms of written and spoken communication * Includes all the latest vocabulary from a wide range of fields, with special feature entries about life and culture in Spanish-speaking countries. * The in-depth treatment of complex words, practical tips on spoken and written Spanish guide the user to additional information making this dictionary the ideal tool for intermediate to advanced students.
The home of trusted French dictionaries and thesauruses for school use. This pocket-sized Collins French School Dictionary is the perfect French dictionary for secondary school students looking for a dictionary that is modern, up-to-date, clear and easy to use. Developed specifically for students, the Collins pocket French dictionary is ideal for use in the classroom, at home and for exams. With key curriculum words highlighted, all essential phrases covered, plus thousands of examples, this French student dictionary contains all the words and phrases students will need for the Key Stage 3 curriculum or GCSE exams. Main translations are underlined to help students find the answer they're looking for while the clear layout and alphabet tabs down the side of each page lead to the information they need without fuss. Je suis, tu es...French verbs made easy! Each verb on the French side of the dictionary is included in a comprehensive 94-page verb guide, with full conjugations and example phrases showing how French is really used. Language tips and culture notes are included throughout this Collins English-French dictionary. The Collins Dictionaries for School are also available in Spanish (9780008257972) and German (9780008257989).
The home of trusted English dictionaries and thesauruses for everyday language use. This is an indispensable guide to the English language. Part of the Collins Gem range - the world's best-selling mini dictionaries - it provides dictionary definitions and thesaurus synonyms on the same page for incomparable quick and easy reference. This book provides the most up-to-date words, clear definitions and accessible same-page dictionary and thesaurus texts - all in the handy and portable Gem format. In addition to the wide range of definitions and synonyms, it has a handy and practical supplement on punctuation and spelling rules. With its clear layout and matching dictionary and thesaurus entries on the same page, you can be confident to find all the latest words you need - and fast!
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