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A new edition of South Africa's best-selling school dictionary based on fresh research now even more helpful and easier to use! Features: double the number of example sentences more support for learners; synonyms and opposites help learners expand their vocabulary; illustrations boost learners understanding instantly, e.g. cross section, graph, prism; more usage notes help learners avoid common mistakes, e.g. thinking a desert is a pudding; more word histories covering a range of source languages as required by the curriculum; pronunciation guidance for every headword, in an easy-to-understand respelling format; classroom-ready study pages great as the basis for lessons; more words from the South African curriculum not slang, but ammeter, ARV, biomass; and completely up-to-date design find what you're looking for quickly!
The Longman-HAT Afrikaans Dictionary and Grammar is a basic English-Afrikaans/Afrikaans-English dictionary and a user friendly grammar guide in one handy volume, designed for beginner or near-beginner learners of Afrikaans whether at school, university, at home, or for business.
Designed for South African secondary school learners, especially Gr 10 to 12. Accurate, easy to understand definitions, and almost 1,000 South African English words, e.g. defiance campaign, tik, and vuvuzela. All the support for exam success across the curriculum. Key concepts of the new curriculum, e.g. assessment standard and life skill. Study pages, e.g. writing better exams, essays, CVs, and understanding line and bar graphs, extras like a reference section, diagrams, and illustrations. Reference section including illustrations, e.g. human body, periodic table.
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.
This fully updated edition offers over 120,000 words, phrases, and
definitions. It covers all the words you need for everyday use,
carefully selected from the evidence of the Oxford English Corpus,
a databank of 21st century English, containing over 2 billion
words.The Factfinder centre section gives quick-reference entries
on topics including famous people, countries, and science.
The Oxford Paperback Dictionary & Thesaurus is a great value-for-money product. It is the ultimate one-stop reference, containing both a dictionary and a thesaurus in one handy reference volume. The dictionary and thesaurus texts have an integrated design which has been tried and tested with users to speed up browsing and look-up. The dictionary has excellent coverage of everyday English, containing over 90,000 words, phrases and definitions and incorporating the newest words and phrases from Oxford's language research programmes. The thesaurus provides over 100,000 synonyms and antonyms. This handy dictionary and thesaurus is ideal for anyone who needs an affordable and portable, all-in-one reference work.
This is the reissued Oxford Mini Dictionary and Thesaurus. - now in
an attractive new format.
This is the reissued Colour Oxford English Dictionary. The Colour Oxford English Dictionary offers the most accurate and up-to-date coverage of essential, everyday vocabulary, with 90,000 words, phrases, and definitions based on evidence from the Oxford English Corpus, a unique databank comprising hundreds of millions of words of English. Definitions are easy to understand, given in a clear, simple style, and avoiding technical language. There are also hundreds of notes on spelling and grammar. The centre section gives guidance on the use of good English, with information on spelling and grammar. The centre section gives guidance on the use of good English, with information on spelling, punctuation, word classes, and word formation.
The latest edition of this small dictionary offers the most
accurate and up-to-date coverage of essential, everyday vocabulary
with over 90,000 words, phrases, and definitions based on evidence
from the Oxford English Corpus, a unique databank comprising
hundreds of millions of words of English. Definitions are easy to
understand, given in a clear, simple style, and avoiding technical
Die handige klein tweetalige woordeboek is reeds dekades lank 'n wenner. Die herverpakte uitgawe van Klein woordeboek bevat talle hedendaagse woorde en uitdrukkings, afkortings en akronieme wat in omloop gekom het vanwee die veranderende situasie in Suid-Afrika, asook tegnologiese ontwikkelings. 'n Nuttige bylae bevat die name van Suid-Afrika se nege provinsies en elf ampstale.
This is a major new edition of the Little Oxford English
Dictionary, offering the most accurate and up-to-date coverage of
essential, everyday vocabulary. Based on evidence from the Oxford
English Corpus, a unique databank with hundreds of millions of
words of English, it provides a fresh selection of 90,000 words,
phrases, and definitions. Definitions are given in a clear, simple
style, avoiding technical language, and are easier to understand
than ever before, and there are hundreds of notes on spelling and
grammar to help you get it right.
Collins Mini Dictionary and Thesaurus offers three books in one - a combined dictionary and thesaurus, plus a useful spelling and punctuation supplement. Its handy size and up-to-date content make it an essential one-stop English reference source. Collins Mini Dictionary and Thesaurus provides up-to-date language coverage in a portable format. The dictionary text provides clear, straightforward definitions reflecting today's language, while the matching thesaurus text gives a generous choice of synonyms, plus highlighted antonyms for key entries. In addition to the wide range of alternative and opposite words, it also has a handy and practical supplement on punctuation and spelling rules. With a clear layout you will find exactly what you want - and fast. Ideal for anyone on the move, its handy size means you can take it with you, wherever you go. So you'll never be at a loss for words again!
A perfect dictionary for quick, on-the-go language reference features 40,000 entries as well as clear, concise, definitions, variant spellings, and pronunciations. Includes a brief guide to punctuation.
Die HAT Afrikaanse Sakwoordeboek bevat sowat 30 000 Afrikaanse woorde en uitdrukkings, duisende voorbeeldsinne en -frases, meer as 300 illustrasies, sinonieme, antonieme, inligting oor die herkoms van woorde, intensiewe vorme, manlike en vroulike vorme, afkortings en terme vir Afrikaans Huistaal (graad 4-12) en Afrikaans Eerste Addisionele Taal (graad 6+).
This dictionary has been especially designed to meet the needs of first-time adult learners whose main language is not English. The introduction includes activities which carefully build dictionary and language skills. Easy to use and containing all the words a first-time adult learner needs, this dictionary is an essential study aid.
Its excellent coverage of essential English vocabulary and clear, accessible style make this revised edition of the Compact Oxford English Dictionary of Current English ideal for general everyday use. Straightforward definitions are accompanied by plenty of example sentences to show how words behave in the language. Usage notes on tricky parts of English help you distinguish between commonly confused words, such as complementary and complimentary, orforbear and forebear, as well as giving advice on grammar. The Effective English section in the centre of the dictionary is packed with advice on how to use English in a variety of situations, such as writing CVs or letters of complaint. This revised edition has been completely redesigned and now contains even more practical help with correspondence. The clear layout and attractive two-colour design enable you to find the infromation you want quickly and easily, and the uncomplicated definitions give you the most accurate picture of the language possible. Find out more about our living language using oxforddictionaries.com, Oxford's home for dictionaries and language reference.
Featuring a dictionary and thesaurus combined, the Pocket Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus provides the essential language reference help you need in a single portable volume. The second edition of this reference book has been completely redesigned so that it is easier to use. The thesaurus entry for a word now immediately follows the dictionary entry, so that you do not need to hunt around the page for this information. We have also made the text more open and accessible, so that you can find the word you are looking for quickly and easily. New words and new meanings have been added to the text, so you can be sure that you are using a reference book that is up-to-date and reflects the developments of the English langauge. With over 90,000 words, phrases, and definitions, and 115,000 synonyms and antonyms, the Pocket Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus provides all the everday language help you need. This edition also contains new Word Link features, helping you find words that are closely associated with each other. For example, the Word Link at environment tells you that the study of the natural world is called ecology, and the Word Link at cave informs you that the exploration of caves is known as speleology or potholing. The new centre section of the dictionary and thesaurus contains encyclopedic information such as lists of countries, capitals, and kings and queens, helping you to broaden your knowledge, and to find solutions for quizzes and puzzles. The Pocket Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus is an invaluable tool for anyone who wants a portable quick reference tool useful both for general ready reference and for quizzes and crossword puzzles.
The best-selling Pocket Oxford English Dictionary in its eleventh
edition offers 120,000 words, phrases, and definitions.
Particularly suitable for students, it is also a handy dictionary
for the home and office. It covers all the words you need for
everyday use, and has excellent coverage of curriculum vocabulary.
With clear, concise definitions there is a great deal of help with
difficult aspects of the English language such as spelling,
pronunciation, and usage.
Authoritative and up to date, the Concise Oxford English Dictionary
offers unsurpassed coverage of English, perfect for anyone who
needs a handy, reliable resource for home, school, or office.
Fully integrated dictionary and thesaurus with 2-color text.
67,000 dictionary definitions; 140,000 synonyms and antonyms.
Canadian words and spellings.
The foremost single volume authority on the English language, the Oxford Dictionary of English is at the forefront of language research, focusing on English as it is used today. It is informed by the most up-to-date evidence from the largest language research programme in the world, including the two-billion-word Oxford English Corpus. This new edition includes thousands of brand-new words and senses, as well as up-to-date encyclopedic information, and extensive appendices covering topics such as countries, heads of state, and chemical elements. New features include Word Trends which showcase language research based on the Oxford English Corpus and illuminate the extraordinary stories behind fast-changing words of everyday English.
Tired of flipping back and forth between a dictionary and a
thesaurus, searching for just the right word? This second edition
of the Little Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus, combines (joins,
unifies, links, connects, integrates, merges, etc.) two superb
language resources, allowing users to find both definitions and
synonyms under the same entry quickly and easily. Available in the
US for the first time, this dictionary and thesaurus is the
smallest hardback in the Oxford range, offering a convenient,
compact, and portable reference book to help with studies, everyday
language problems, or cross-word puzzles and other word games,
wherever you happen to be. The easy-to-use layout places the
thesaurus entry for a word directly alongside the dictionary entry
so that you no longer have to search the page to find the word
you're looking for. A center section gives encyclopedic information
such as lists of countries and capitals, rivers and lakes, kings,
queens, and prime ministers, as well as collective nouns, helping
you to broaden your knowledge of language and of the world.
The Oxford Dictionary of English Grammar is a straightforward and accessible A-Z guide to the diverse and often complex terminology of English grammar. It contains over 1,600 entries with clear and concise definitions, enhanced by numerous example sentences, as well as relevant quotations from the scholarly literature of the field. This second edition is written and edited by Professor Bas Aarts of University College London, writer of the acclaimed Oxford Modern English Grammar. It has been fully revised and updated, with particular attention paid to refreshing the example sentences included within the text. There are over 150 new entries that cover current terminology which has arisen since the publication of the first edition, and there are also new entries on the most important English grammars published since the start of the 20th century. Hundreds of new cross-references enhance the user-friendly nature of the text, and the list of works cited has been thoroughly updated to reflect the current state of the field. A short appendix of web links has been added. All in all, this Dictionary is an invaluable guide to English grammar for all students and teachers of the subject, as well as all those with an informed interest in the English language.
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