Oxford Student's Thesaurus by Oxford Dictionaries
  

Oxford Student's Thesaurus

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12+ (Year 7+, KS 3). New 2012 edition. The new look Oxford Student's Thesaurus is the perfect companion to the Oxford Student's Dictionary. It contains thousands of synonyms to widen vocabulary, useful tinted panels that give help with overused words, grammar and usage notes, and extra vocabulary on key subject areas to help the secondary students prepare effectively for exams.

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Oxford Student's Thesaurus by Oxford Dictionaries

This is the new look contemporary Oxford Student's Thesaurus to accompany the Oxford Student's Dictionary. Each entry is in alphabetical order, with its word class and a broad range of imaginative synonyms with supporting example sentences to help to advance writing skills. Tinted panels give additional support with alternatives for words that are often overused, e.g. good or nice. A number of topic panels further focus on subject-related vocabulary for extra help with exam topics, e.g. places of worship, communication, entertainment, or government. It is powered by the Oxford Children's Corpus, a unique electronic database of millions of words written for children. The page design is clear and straightforward, making this a handy reference tool for use at home and at school. In addition, for free downloadable learning resources, word games, puzzles and much more, go online to the www.oxforddictionaries.com/schools website.

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Can't live without it. My 9 year old loves to find obscure wow adjectives and adverbs for his essays. 5* Amazon reviewer This book is excellent to compliment my studies, and also proves quite useful for anyone wanting some clues as to how to tackle a crossword. I moved and lost my last thesaurus book so was glad to of replaced it with this one at last. Being a student, it is wise to have a good sense of diverse use of our English Language. 5* Amazon reviewer

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Paperback
592 pages

Author

Oxford Dictionaries
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Publisher

Oxford University Press
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Publication date

3rd May 2012

ISBN

9780192757043

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