Oxford Mini School Dictionary by Oxford Dictionaries
  

Oxford Mini School Dictionary

Written by Oxford Dictionaries

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10+ (Years 6 and 7, KS 2-3). New 2012 edition. The Oxford Mini School Dictionary gives students ten years plus extensive quick reference vocabulary and language support. Ideal for crossover to secondary school, it comes with a new eco-friendly cover. The handy mini format is perfect for school bags as well as for use at home.

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Oxford Mini School Dictionary by Oxford Dictionaries

The Oxford Mini School Dictionary is the best quick reference tool for students ten years plus, ideal for primary school leavers who are about to start secondary school. Packed with information, it includes thousands of up-to-date words and phrases, with simple definitions and carefully-levelled context. It is powered by the Oxford Children's Corpus, a unique electronic database of millions of words of writing for children. The clear and accessible design in two-colour, the alphabet down the side of every page, and specially highlighted information on spelling, usage, and word histories, makes finding the word you are looking for quick and easy. A special supplement on tricky words, confusable words, overused words, synonyms and idioms, gives pupils all the reading and writing support they need. The Oxford Mini School Dictionary is compact enough to fit into any pocket, now with an eco-friendly cover, and is perfect to use at home and at school. Plus, for free downloadable word games, puzzles, and activities, go online to the www.oxforddictinoaries.com/schools website.

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‘this is the one if what you want is an efficient dictionary to take to school which fits neatly into a small pocket.' - Books for Your Children

‘...compact and light enough to carry around easily. It is targeted at secondary schools but would be a great help anywhere where portability is at a premium.’ The Bookseller‘Mini reference books, like this dictionary, will be welcomed by children for reducing the weight of their schoolbags’ - Illustrated London News

‘Design: Tiny format means it’s definitely pocket sized. Clear page layout with good use of bold and italics to guide the reader. Accessibility: Short, pithy definitions; no wasted words. Content: Well pitched at 10 to 14-year-olds. Verdict: This is a no frills dictionary with small print, but high content.’ Times Educational Supplement

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Format

Paperback
736 pages

Author

Oxford Dictionaries
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Publisher

Oxford University Press

Publication date

3rd May 2012

ISBN

9780192747082

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