Oxford English Dictionary for Schools by Oxford Dictionaries
  

Oxford English Dictionary for Schools

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11-16+ (Years 7-11, KS 3-4). New 2012 Edition. The Oxford English Dictionary for Schools is carefully targeted to support secondary school students with their independent reference skills, to improve their spelling, punctuation, and grammar, and to build vocabulary. Ideal support for Controlled Assessments.

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Oxford English Dictionary for Schools by Oxford Dictionaries

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. Free downloadable learning resources, word games, puzzles, and much more are available for additional online support at www.oxforddictionaries.com/schools.

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My daughter uses it and recommends it to anyone in secondary school. Meanings are simple to understand. 5* Amazon reviewer Perfect. 5* Amazon reviewer Good dictionary for upper primary school, moving into secondary school and before starting the BIG dictionary. 5* Amazon reviewer I got this for my son who found it very useful in his English classes. Good size and fitted into his back pack. 5* Amazon reviewer

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Format

Hardback
928 pages

Author

Oxford Dictionaries
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Publisher

Oxford University Press

Publication date

3rd May 2012

ISBN

9780192756985

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