An updated edition of the bestselling trusted School Dictionary. Driven by the unique Oxford Children's Corpus, the largest bank of children's language in English, it provides entries in child-friendly language with age-appropriate examples.
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.
This dictionary takes children on a magical journey while at the same time developing early dictionary skills. Grammar and language tips - word origins, rhyming words, synonyms, opposites and spelling help sit alongside example sentences taken from children's reading.
A reference for the general reader contains concise explanations of the origins of over 1,800 nicknames from contemporary and historical culture referring to historical figures, politicians, athletes, entertainers, places, events, and organizations.
The Oxford Student's Dictionary contains 50,000 cross-curricular words and phrases, including technical vocabulary for the student aged 11+ years. It also includes 10,000 word origins, synonyms and usage notes. The easy pronunciation guides, style and subject labels and derived words all make this an excellent dictionary for the KS3 student.
This major new edition of the Oxford First Thesaurus in hardback format 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 accessiblealphabetical 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 paperback and an ideal companion to the new updated edition of the Oxford First Dictionary. Goonline at www.oxfordschooldictionaries.com for the accompanying free downloadable activities.
Offering students a head start at school and at home, this book serves as a reference tool for students with dictionary skills who are not yet ready to use an adult dictionary. It contains definitions, phrases, and sample sentences.