Oxford School Dictionary by Oxford Dictionaries
  

Oxford School Dictionary

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9+ (Year 5-6, KS 2-3). New 2012 Edition. A fresh new look, in colour, for the Oxford School Dictionary, aimed at 9+, with 45,000 words and phrases, and extra reading and writing support. This authoritative dictionary is a comprehensive dictionary for both home and school. Now available in paperback, it includes an additional Study Notes centre section.

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Oxford School Dictionary by Oxford Dictionaries

The Oxford School Dictionary is newly available in a two-colour paperback with all the text of the bestselling hardback and more. Each entry contains clear definitions, numbered meanings, word classes, inflections, easy pronunciation guides, supporting example sentences and notes to help with using the words accurately. There are word origins for all root words. This is powered by the Oxford Children's Corpus, a unique electronic database of millions of words of writing for children. Along with this comprehensive coverage, 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 do you use a dictionary for? How do I find the words I want? A good all-round dictionary in a clear accessible design and handy pocket format for 10 years plus. Go online for free downloadable word games, puzzles, and activities to the www.oxforddictionaries.com/schools website.

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‘This is a useful, well thought-out volume with clear headings, intelligible etymologies and friendly usage notes’ Independent

‘This is the only dictionary you will ever need for your children.’ Independent

‘Design: A light and clear design, with bold head words and usage boxes. Accessibility: Clearly pitched at its target audience, which is secondary school pupils. Content: Very comprehensive. Forty-five thousand words – all very pithily explained. Verdict: A superb reference book’ Independent

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Paperback
848 pages

Author

Oxford Dictionaries
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Publisher

Oxford University Press
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Publication date

5th April 2012

ISBN

9780192756930

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