The Oxford School Dictionary is specially written for students at school and at home. It has been trialled and tested in schools and contains 45,000 words and phrases. Special Features: * Coverage of new words * Information boxes to give word families, usage, language and grammar notes. * Pronunciation guides to help with unusual words. * Idiomatic phrases and expressions are fully defined. * Derived words to expand vocabulary. * Style labels (formal, informal) to encourage accurate useof language. Features: * Headwords in bold to find words more easily * Definitions are clear and accurate. * Up-to-date example sentences and phrases to show how words are used in context. * Parts of speech and inflections written out in full to build grammatical skills. * Introduction to show how to use the dictionary. * Appendices include weights and measures and countries and peoples list
The Oxford School Dictionary is now available in paperback. As well as the comprehensive vocabulary coverage of the bestselling hardback, it includes an additional Study Notes centre section. Its useful focus on spelling and grammar along with its accessible design makes it a comprehensive and handy reference tool for 10 years plus.
The Oxford Pocket School Dictionary contains 45,000 entries, up-to-date vocabulary - that is all the text of the Oxford School Dictionary in pocket format yet still with an extremely accessible page design. Additional Study Notes in the centre of the dictionary give added value. They focus on key grammar points, useful spelling tips and rules, and guides on using language effectively and well. There is a friendly and useful guide to using the dictionary dealing with FAQs such as, What doyou use a dictionary for? How do I find the words I want? A good all-round dictionary for 10 years plus.
The Oxford School Dictionary & Thesaurus is a comprehensive one-stop shop for definitions, curriculum vocabulary, spelling, grammar, and punctuation as well as synonyms and writing tips. It is ideal students finishing primary and going on to secondary school. Easy to use and with a sturdy binding, it is the perfect one volume reference tool.
Using the Oxford Concise School Dictionary on the top part of the page and the corresponding Oxford Concise School Thesaurus entries on the bottom, this volume provides a one-stop shop for upper primary/lower secondary school users. The headwords are in colour and the design is clear andaccessible. The dictionary provides comprehensive coverage appropriate for the Y7 user, along with word origins, pronunciation guides, idiomatic phrases and idioms, labels and up-to-date example sentences. The thesaurus is completely new in 2005 and provides over 100,000 up-to-date synonyms for thedictionary entries, with those with meaning closest to that of the headword placed first to enable users to select the most accurate alternative.