Oxford English Thesaurus for Schools by Oxford Dictionaries

Oxford English Thesaurus for Schools

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11-16+ (Years 7-11, KS 3-4). New 2012 Edition. The Oxford English Thesaurus for Schools is carefully targeted to support secondary school students with their creative writing, to extend vocabulary, improve spelling, punctuation, and grammar, and to inspire them to become confident writers. Ideal support for Controlled Assessments.


Oxford English Thesaurus for Schools by Oxford Dictionaries

The Oxford English Thesaurus for Schools is easy to use with its accessible layout. It delivers a wide vocabulary with excellent coverage of curriculum words. It also provides context with the age-appropriate example sentences, from the best children's books and teenage fiction to show students how to use language most effectively. It is powered by the Oxford Children's Corpus, a unique electronic database of millions of words written for children. It gives hands-on support to young writers, with a unique toolkit on writing skills, How to Write Well, and panels highlighting common pitfalls and giving useful suggestions for replacing overused words. It is ideal to use when preparing for the Spoken Language Study and the English Language objectives of the GCSE specifications for KS3-4, and where permitted, is ideal for taking in to Controlled Assessments, along with the companion Oxford English Dictionary for Schools. Free downloadable learning resources, word games, puzzles, and much more are available for additional online support at www.oxforddictionaries.com/schools


Very useful to get children thinking independently. 5* Amazon reviewer Superb, with simple explanations for our special needs learners in a secondary setting. 5* Amazon reviewer Excellent quality. Would recommend this version as it has additional 'writing tips

* Amazon reviewer Nice little book, bought as a present for niece. She loved it and started looking words up immediately! Great price too. Many thanks. 5* Amazon reviewer

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800 pages


Oxford Dictionaries
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Oxford University Press

Publication date

3rd May 2012




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