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11+ (Year 7+, KS3-4). Published by the world’s most trusted dictionary publisher, extensively tested in schools, and compiled by a team of educational experts and children lexicographers, the Oxford English Thesaurus for Schools is perfect for 11-16 learners. Designed to last, it has the quality you'd expect from the world's most trusted dictionary publisher. There are thousands of synonyms and there's help on avoiding pitfalls and overused words, plus the How to Write Well Toolkit.
The Oxford English Thesaurus for Schools is easy to use with its accessible layout. It delivers a wide vocabulary with excellent coverage of curriculum words. It also provides context with the age-appropriate example sentences, from the best children's books and teenage fiction to show students how to use language most effectively. It is powered by the Oxford Children's Corpus, a unique electronic database of millions of words written for children. It gives hands-on support to young writers, with a unique toolkit on writing skills, How to Write Well, and panels highlighting common pitfalls and giving useful suggestions for replacing overused words. It is ideal to use when preparing for the Spoken Language Study and the English Language objectives of the GCSE specifications for KS3-4, and where permitted, is ideal for taking in to Controlled Assessments, along with the companion Oxford English Dictionary for Schools. Free downloadable learning resources, word games, puzzles, and much more are available for additional online support at www.oxforddictionaries.com/schools
Publication date: 03/05/2012
Publisher: Oxford University Press
|Publication date:||3rd May 2012|
|Publisher:||Oxford University Press|
|Suitable for:||11+ readers|