Collins Internet-linked Dictionary of Synonyms & Antonyms

Author: Collins Uk,Justin Crozier

Publisher: Harpercollins Pub Limited

ISBN: 9780007194667

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 823

View: 8747

Even writers of the best prose get stumped occasionally. So whenever you need a level of vocabulary above the ordinary, beyond the humdrum, ahead of the pedestrian, this reference provides all the help you require. Key synonyms are highlighted, and it also boasts an invaluable supplement, "Literally Speaking," designed to help you steer clear of clichés and sort out difficult or often confused words—such as ingenious and ingenuous, discreet and discrete, and affect and effect. This handy paperback has been developed using Collins Word Web, an unparalleled and constantly updated 2.5-billion-word database of lexical data, so you can be sure you're up to speed with the very latest developments in language.
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Collins Primary Illustrated Dictionary (Collins Primary Dictionaries)

Author: Collins Dictionaries

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 0007583656

Category: Reference

Page: 456

View: 9176

Optimised for colour tablets. The images in this e-book are not suitable for viewing on black and white e-ink devices. For children aged 8 and over, this dictionary contains full sentence definitions, examples, synonyms and parts of speech, as well as spelling and grammar tips, word histories, colourful pictures, and two informative supplements.
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Collins English Thesaurus

Author: Collins Dictionaries

Publisher: Collins

ISBN: 9780008141820

Category: English language

Page: 740

View: 7101

The ideal word finder with a wide range of up-to-date entries, a generous choice of synonyms, and thousands of antonyms, giving unrivalled everyday language coverage for a thesaurus of its size. The hard-wearing cover makes it an ideal reference book for carrying to school or work. The perfect book for anyone stuck for words, writing essays or reports, marketing copy and work emails. This new edition provides up-to-date language coverage along with practical guidance on effective English for everyday use. All main words are in colour and the most helpful synonyms in each entry are given first and highlighted to ensure you find what you're looking for in the shortest time. With key antonyms included for many entries and the unique supplement, Collins Pocket Thesaurus is the ideal one-stop word reference for every home and office. 128,000 synonyms and antonyms
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Collins Cobuild Advanced Dictionary of English

Author: Harper Collins Publishers

Publisher: Gramedia Pustaka Utama

ISBN: 6020323293

Category: Reference

Page: 1672

View: 3756

This dictionary of American English is designed to help learners write and speak accurate and up-to-date English. • Ideal for upper-intermediate and advanced learners of English • Based on the Collins 4.5-billion-word database, the Collins Corpus • Up-to-date coverage of today’s English, with all words and phrases explained in full sentences • Authentic examples from the Collins Corpus show how English is really used • Extensive help with grammar, including plural forms and verb infl ections • Fully illustrated Word Web and Picture Dictionary boxes provide additional information on vocabulary and key concepts • Vocabulary-building features encourage students to improve their accuracy and fl uency: †- Word Partnership notes highlight important collocations †- Thesaurus entries offer synonyms and antonyms for common words †- Usage notes explain different meanings and uses of the word • Supplements on Grammar, Writing, Speaking, Words That Frequently Appear on TOEFL® and TOEIC®, Text Messaging and Emoticons
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Collins Junior Illustrated Thesaurus (Collins Primary Dictionaries)

Author: Collins Dictionaries

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 0007583591

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 184

View: 6263

Optimised for colour tablets. The images in this e-book are not suitable for viewing on black and white e-ink devices. Help children aged 6 and over to develop their writing skills at home and in the classroom with this colourful, easy-to-use thesaurus, fully refreshed for the latest curriculum.
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Collins School Dictionary & Thesaurus

Author: Collins Dictionaries

Publisher: Collins

ISBN: 9780007290321

Category: English language

Page: 806

View: 6305

The new Collins Gem School Dictionary and Thesaurus is the perfect reference for all students aged 10-14. A combined dictionary and thesaurus, in the best-selling Gem format, it has been developed with teachers to be the perfect tool for both school work and homework. A new addition to Collins' bestselling range of Gem dictionaries, this School Dictionary and Thesaurus is an invaluable reference book in a handy, portable format. Clear, straightforward definitions reflect today's language, while the matching thesaurus entries provide a generous choice of synonyms and antonyms. The "Choosing the Right Word" supplement helps with frequently confused words to improve your command of the English language. You can always rely on Collins to provide you with today's English as all our definitions, examples, idioms and usage notes are based on the Collins Word Web - our unrivalled and constantly updated 2.5 billion-word database. Also contained is a handy supplement offering practical guidance to help improve your English.
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Collins Primary Dictionary

Author: Ginny Lapage

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 000720387X

Category: English Language

Page: 464

View: 4267

Especially designed for children aged 8-10, Collins Primary Dictionary combines the features you need with a user-friendly design, making it easy to find words quickly. This clear unillustrated dictionary includes synonyms, word histories and pronunciation guidance, plus weblinks, games, grammar and writing help with Collins Word Wizard. Collins Primary Dictionary has been especially designed to support the language and literacy needs of children aged 8-10. Written in a clear, straightforward style, it places words within a context familiar to the student. Headwords are highlighted in colour so they are easy to find. Parts of speech (for example, whether a word is a noun or verb) and other forms of a word (for example plural forms as well as adjectival forms) are clearly shown. Pronunciation help is given for difficult or easily confusable words, as are synonyms (similar words) and antonyms (opposite words) to widen children's vocabulary. Word histories give extra information about interesting words. Grammar, writing and spelling help as well as games and tests are included in the Collins Word Wizard section, and links to the Internet are built in
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Collins English Thesaurus

Author: Collins

Publisher: Collins

ISBN: 9780007508600

Category: English language

Page: 966

View: 4028

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Collins Concise School Dictionary

Author: John McIlwain

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 0007203896

Category: Encyclopedias and dictionaries

Page: 478

View: 2256

Especially designed for children learning English at Upper Primary level. Collins Easy Learning Primary Dictionary has been especially designed to support the language needs of children at Upper Primary level. Collins Word Wizard provides even more support for key skills such as grammar, writing and spelling, as well as tips on using the Internet and fascinating facts about new and unusual words. The Dictionary develops and reinforces essential dictionary features. It provides etymologies for words from both modern languages and cultures and more ancient origins. Synonyms and antonyms are highlighted for common and overused words. Word families are grouped together in word family boxes. Common prefixes and suffixes are highlighted and defined.Usage tips, fascinating facts and word games are found throughout the dictionary to stimulate the user.
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Collins Primary Illustrated Dictionary

Author: Ginny Lapage,Marguerite De la Haye,Judith Fisher

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 0007203853

Category: English language

Page: 456

View: 861

Especially designed for children aged 8 and over, Collins Primary Illustrated Dictionary contains full sentence definitions, example sentences, parts of speech (noun, verb, etc) as well as synonyms, word histories, cross-references and pronunciation. Collins Word Wizard gives extra grammar, writing and spelling support. Collins Primary Illustrated Dictionary has been especially designed to support the language and literacy needs of children aged 8-10. Written in a clear, straightforward style, it places words within a context familiar to the student. It extends and reinforces key dictionary skills by showing parts of speech (for example, whether a word is a noun or verb) and other forms of a word (for example plural forms as well as adjectival forms). Numbered definitions show multiple uses. Pronunciation help is given for difficult or easily confusable words. Synonyms (similar words) and antonyms (opposite words) are given to build vocabulary. The clear layout, highlighted headwords and colour guide words plus the A--Z on every page ensure that the dictionary is an easy-to-use reference tool. information. It also includes the Collins Word Wizard section which provides unbeatable homework help with writing, grammar, spelling strategies, and how to use the Internet as well as fiendish dictionary games.
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Collins Easy Learning Primary English Dictionary

Author: Collins,John McIlwain

Publisher: Collins

ISBN: 9780007268429

Category: English language

Page: 478

View: 6669

Collins Easy Learning Primary Dictionary has been especially designed to support the language needs of children at Upper Primary level. Collins Word Wizard provides even more support for key skills such as grammar, writing and spelling, as well as tips on using the Internet and fascinating facts about new and unusual words. The Dictionary develops and reinforces essential dictionary features such as extended entries with multiple definitions, parts of speech (verb, noun, etc), derivations and inflexions (plurals, comparative forms, tenses of a verb, etc), guide words and related words. It provides etymologies for words from both modern languages and cultures and more ancient origins. Synonyms and antonyms are highlighted for common and overused words. Word families are grouped together in word family boxes. Common prefixes and suffixes are highlighted and defined. Usage tips, fascinating facts and word games are found throughout the dictionary to stimulate the user.
Posted in English language

Collins Primary Dictionary

Illustrated Learning Support for Age 7+

Author: Collins Dictionaries

Publisher: Collins

ISBN: 9780008206789

Category: English language

Page: 472

View: 4753

For children aged 7 and over, this dictionary contains up-to-date coverage of a wide range of everyday and curriculum vocabulary. It offers additional language tips and carefully selected and annotated illustrations to help students with more complex language. The Word Wizard section provides in-depth support on spelling, punctuation and grammar. This book is designed to build confidence and develop young learners' language skills at home and in the classroom. Includes the latest vocabulary from a range of curricular areas with example sentences and tips on grammar and spelling to help children understand the meaning of words and use them confidently. Synonyms (similar words) and antonyms (opposite words) are given to build vocabulary. Beautiful annotated illustrations add an extra dimension and provide children with additional information on a range of topic areas. The Word Wizard offers invaluable support in the key areas of spelling, punctuation and grammar and creative writing.
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COBUILD IELTS Dictionary (Collins English for IELTS)

Author: N.A

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 9780008101473

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 992

View: 7710

Collins COBUILD IELTS Dictionary contains all the vocabulary students need to succeed in the IELTS exam. It has been specially created for learners of English who plan to take the IELTS exam to demonstrate that they have the required ability to communicate effectively in English, either at work or at university.
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Tod und Nachtigallen

Author: Eugene McCabe

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783423142281

Category:

Page: 304

View: 5930

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Die Stunde der Wahrheit

Roman

Author: Catherine Gaskin

Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag

ISBN: 3105602593

Category: Fiction

Page: 512

View: 7573

Catherine Gaskins großer Familienroman erzählt von Männern, die ihr Leben im Glanz der Öffentlichkeit führen, und von Frauen, die diesen Ruhm oft teuer bezahlen müssen. (Dieser Text bezieht sich auf eine frühere Ausgabe.)
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Invitation to Public Speaking

Author: Cindy Griffin

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0495006556

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 512

View: 5473

Help your students understand the power and importance of public speaking in their lives and in greater society. INVITATION TO PUBLIC SPEAKING will help your students acquire the speaking skills they'll need to succeed in your classroom and in the real world. Grounded in the rhetorical tradition while offering a fresh perspective, this text engages students in the public dialogue, encourages civic engagement and shows them that they will use these skills beyond the classroom. Griffin also explains the reasons why certain things must be done and, most importantly, why students would want to speak publicly. Numerous pedagogical tools, speech-building exercises, thoughtful real-life examples, an invigorating art program, and an engaging voice will help your students easily comprehend the text's basic concepts, apply them in and out of the classroom, and understand the importance of public speaking in their lives. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Die Schatten von Mistley

Roman

Author: Barbara Erskine

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783548264806

Category:

Page: 655

View: 7795

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