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Oxford Illustrated Computing Dictionary

Oxford Illustrated Computing Dictionary

Author: Oxford Dictionaries Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/07/2019

An easy-to-use illustrated dictionary that includes over 1000 words and meanings to help young learners understand key computing terms and concepts, essential for working with text and data, image editing, logic, programming, and communication technology. It includes words from the National Curriculum topics of algorithms, logical reasoning, computational thinking, data representation, computer networks, and digital devices. From the basic program, file, online, browser, URL to the more technical toolbar, sprite, variable, Boolean, JavaScript, CMYK, sequence and simulation, this book supports parents and teachers as well as children with the key vocabulary needed to learn about computing and work with computers in the classroom and in their everyday lives. A fully illustrated supplement provides extended information and builds vocabulary on topics ranging from computer components, hardware and software to computer games, how the Internet works, and coding terminology in block coding and Scratch going on to Python. This dictionary sits alongside the Oxford Primary Illustrated reference titles (the Primary Illustrated Dictionary, Thesaurus, Maths and Science titles), as well as supporting transition and lower secondary. It is also ideal for use with the International Primary Computing series for age 8+ and the Matrix Computing series for age 11+, and can be a key reference tool at school and at home. For free downloadable activity worksheets, go to www.oxfordschooldictionaries.com

Oxford Illustrated Children's Thesaurus

Oxford Illustrated Children's Thesaurus

Author: Oxford Dictionaries Format: Part-work (fasciculo) Release Date: 22/04/2019

An easy-to-use family thesaurus to boost vocabulary and spark creative writing skills - the perfect homework help. It includes over 40,000 synonyms, opposites and examples, and vocabulary-building activities and illustrated with over 1000 photographs and illustrations to support the entries and give extra information. The alphabet and letter tabs are provided on every page to make navigation quick and easy and there are child-friendly examples to lead you to the best word. Packed with word webs on key topics like sport, animals and music to help with project work, overused word panels delivering interesting alternatives, and special writing tips offering advice for writing creatively and expanding vocabulary for the budding writer. The ideal family thesaurus to help with homework and a fantastic companion to the Oxford Illustrated Children's Dictionary.

Oxford Illustrated Children's Dictionary

Oxford Illustrated Children's Dictionary

Author: Oxford Dictionaries Format: Part-work (fasciculo) Release Date: 17/09/2018

An easy-to-use family dictionary to boost spelling and improve vocabulary for writing and speaking - the perfect homework help. With over 50,000 words, including school subject vocabulary, clear definitions and age-appropriate examples and word puzzles and games, and over 1000 photographs and illustrations to support the entries and give extra information. The alphabet and letter tabs are provided on every page to make navigation quick and easy and there are child-friendly examples to show how words are used everyday, as well as help with pronunciation for difficult words. The ideal family dictionary to help with homework and a fantastic companion to the Oxford Illustrated Children's Thesaurus.

Oxford Junior Illustrated Thesaurus

Oxford Junior Illustrated Thesaurus

Author: Oxford Dictionaries Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/07/2018

A new edition of the Oxford Junior Illustrated Thesaurus in durable hardback format with thousands of synonyms, writing tips, overused words and word webs to build writing skills. Entries are simple and clear, and include relevant child-friendly example sentences to show children how to use different words accurately. Word lists and features on rhyming and onomatopoeic words will inspire creative writing and poetry. Easy-to-use and brightly illustrated, it is the perfect thesaurus for boosting vocabulary and creating confident young writers. Also available in paperback and an ideal companion to the new updated edition of the Oxford Junior Illustrated Dictionary. Go online at www.oxfordschooldictionaries.com for the accompanying free downloadable activities.

Oxford Junior Illustrated Dictionary

Oxford Junior Illustrated Dictionary

Author: Oxford Dictionaries Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/06/2018

A new edition of the Oxford Junior Illustrated Dictionary in durable hardback format with over 7000 up-to-date words from across all school subjects to support the higher vocabulary expectations in the new curriculum. Entries are simple and clear, and include numbered meanings, word classes, inflections and relevant child-friendly example sentences. Topic word lists help with key subject vocabulary and a new feature section provides support for tricky spellings, punctuation terms and activities to help children check and edit their writing. Easy-to-use and brightly illustrated, it is the perfect dictionary for developing dictionary skills, boosting word power and building confidence. Also available in paperback and an ideal companion to the new updated edition of the Oxford Junior Illustrated Thesaurus. Go online at www.oxfordschooldictionaries.com for the accompanying free downloadable activities.

Oxford Illustrated Dictionary of 19th Century Language

Oxford Illustrated Dictionary of 19th Century Language

Author: Oxford Dictionaries Format: Part-work (fasciculo) Release Date: 07/05/2018

This unique dictionary provides clear definitions and example sentences for 3000 interesting, peculiar and difficult words found in the 19th century fiction and non-fiction texts studied at secondary school. As well as help with unfamiliar usage of modern words and dialect, the dictionary includes letter opener facts, panels on the context of the period, and an illustrated section on themes such as transport, crime, fashion and childhood. By demystifying the language of the time and putting its use in context, it will help students to access, understand, and enjoy the novels, poems, newspaper, and magazine articles of the 19th century. An indispensible compation for GCSE English Literature students and beyond.

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