Oxford English Dictionary for Schools by Robert Allen
  

Synopsis

Oxford English Dictionary for Schools by Robert Allen

BL Easy to use - find the words you want, fast! Written and designed to ensure it is both age appropriate and beautifully easy to use. BL See words in action - real examples from the best children's books show you how it's done. Example sentences from authors including David Almond, Philip Pullman, William Golding, Anthony Horrowitz, Beverley Naidoo and many more from KS3/ 4 Framework reading lists as well as other age-appropriate fiction. BL All the words you need - includes all curriculum words for secondary level. Specifically aimed at KS3 and KS4 across the curriculum, closely linked to the KS3 Literacy Framework, plus language panels for project work, cross-curriculum vocabulary, and synonyms for overused words.

Reviews

Clear contextualisation and easy to follow explanations make this a must for any English department. Scott, Oliver, English Teacher - London An excellent resource for the NLS. I think the quotations from real books will help students to connect what goes on in dictionaries with their reading in the classroom. Lindsay, Navahra, English Teacher - London This is a great little dictionary for secondary school children, a step up from the picture dictionaries of junior school, this nicely laid out dictionary is easy to use and visually good on the eye. The key words are in blue making them stand out from the other text. There are also enough words for the average student to keep them busy story writing for some time. 5 Star Amazon Reviewer It is easy to understand yet advanced enough to last her into senior school. It is printed on top class paper which makes it a pleasure to use. 5 Star Amazon Reviewer This dictionary is excellent for our 10 yr old son who has struggled with my Concise Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus. He can work independently and feels less frustrated as it is much more user friendly. An excellent resource for this age group especially with preparation for transfer exams and hopefully at secondary school also. 5 Star Amazon Reviewer

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Format

Hardback
928 pages

Author

Robert Allen
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Publisher

Oxford University Press
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Publication date

23rd April 2009

ISBN

9780199116416


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