First Dictionary: Oxford First Dictionary 2011

Author: Oxford Dictionaries,

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 9780192732613

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 128

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This major new edition of the Oxford First Dictionary has been designed to inspire an early love of words. Specially written to be perfectly accessible to first readers, with inspiring modern 3D images on every spread. Children will find it fun to explore and easy to find the words they need fast!
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Oxford Primary Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling Dictionary

Author: , Oxford Dictionaries

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 9780192734211

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 160

View: 3133

The Oxford Primary Grammar, Punctuation, and Spelling Dictionary is the essential reference book for the test in May 2013. In full colour, it has easy-to-use rules and help, plus an alphabetical list of the tricky, and everyday, words including those most commonly misspelt, all backed by analysis of Oxford's unique database of children's writing.
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Oxford Primary Dictionary

Author: Oxford,Robert Allen

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780192733757

Category:

Page: 512

View: 4115

Enrich children's language with this dictionary for primary school students.
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My First Dictionary

Author: Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff,Kindersley Dorling

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 1409386112

Category: English language

Page: 96

View: 4185

Make language come alive A colourful and modern update of My First Dictionary, with 1000 words, bright colour pictures and clear definitions that will help your child perfect their As, Bs and Cs in no time. The perfect introduction for any young child, with big, bright letters taking your child from A to Z in clear steps and a colourful alphabet header - perfect for you to read with your child or for them to recognise letters on their own. From beautiful rainbows to a gorgeous green apple, each word is supported by carefully chosen photographs and images, plus a clear grid design makes everything easy to find. With new, up-to-date words, fun dictionary games and notes for parents, My First Dictionary will make learning fun for both you and your child.
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Oxford First Thesaurus

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780192767141

Category: English language

Page: 128

View: 4492

This major new edition of the Oxford First Thesaurus in hardback format has been updated to include more related words, synonyms and antonyms to develop children's writing skills, support comprehension and inspire a more creative and adventurous use of language. With its accessiblealphabetical layout, fun colourful illustrations and relevant example sentences, it is the perfect resource for home and school to boost vocabulary and spark creative writing skills. Also available in paperback and an ideal companion to the new updated edition of the Oxford First Dictionary. Goonline at www.oxfordschooldictionaries.com for the accompanying free downloadable activities.
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Oxford First Dictionary

Author: Evelyn Goldsmith,Andrew Delahunty

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780199115198

Category: English language

Page: 128

View: 591

The Oxford First Dictionary, now with new text and artwork, is the authoritative dictionary for children in their first years at school. Each page is a colourful, clear and accessible, introduction to the elements of a dictionary: 1500 entries in alphabetical order, simple, easy-to-read meanings, parts of speech (noun or verb), plurals, and topical examples sentences to clarify meaning. The full alphabet appears on every page with acoloured tab on the letter of the page - plus the dictionary quartiles are picked out in a vibrant colour. Together, these are invaluable navigation tools for the child who is practising their alphabet skills. Guidewords also appear on every page. All the artwork is new and each illustration adds to understanding as well as giving the book child-appeal. Extra material at the back accurately hooks in to the curriculum at this level. It includes information on the magic 'e', basic punctuation to create questions and statements, simple grammar,key overused words (with alternatives) as well as opposites, words we use a lot, irregular plurals, numbers, measurement, time, seasons, and colours and shapes.
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A Dictionary of the English Language

Author: Samuel Johnson,John Walker,Robert S. Jameson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: English language

Page: 831

View: 9387

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Pocket Oxford English Dictionary

Author: Catherine Soanes

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780198605713

Category: Reference

Page: 1083

View: 4134

This is a reissue of the ninth edition of the world's longest-established and best-selling pocket English dictionary. It is one of the new generation Oxford dictionaries derived from the database of the highly-acclaimed New Oxford Dictionary of English and is particularly user friendly with its elegant open design, with different elements starting on new lines. It offers excellent coverage of English as an international language, the defining style is straightforward and non-technical, andthousands of examples illustrate idiomatic usage. All irregular noun, verb, and adjectival inflections are spelled out in full, while guidance on grammar and good usage is provided by in-text notes. Additional features include Wordbuilder boxes giving information on related words and thematic tables on subjects such as countries, chemical elements, and nationalities. This title replaces ISBN: 0-19-861334-2.
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Oxford American Desk Dictionary & Thesaurus

Author: Oxford University Press

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199739277

Category: Reference

Page: 928

View: 4013

An all-in-one reference providing convenience, value, and the authority of Oxford dictionaries. The Oxford American Desk Dictionary & Thesaurus Third Edition is the ideal all-in-one reference, with a dictionary and a thesaurus combined in one handy, integrated volume. A word's meanings, synonyms, and antonyms are given in the same entry, allowing the user access to all this information at a glance. The text is fully updated with the latest lexical content, informed by Oxford's extensive language research program, including the Oxford English Corpus, a unique electronic database of more than two billion words that allows us to offer the fullest, most accurate picture of the English language today. Hundreds of new words cover computing, ecology, technology, and many other subjects. The Dictionary & Thesaurus includes helpful extra features such as a center Reference section of essential ready reference. Within the text, usage tip boxes help users write more effective English. A completely redesigned interior lends an open, readable look that makes this reference accessible and easy to use. Find out more about our living language using Oxford Dictionaries Online - updated regularly with the latest changes to words and meanings, so you have the most accurate picture of English available. Use the thousands of audio pronunciations to hear how words are spoken. Improve your confidence in writing with helpful grammar and punctuation guides, full thesaurus information, style and usage help, and much more. Discover more on oxforddictionaries.com, Oxford's hub for dictionaries and language reference.
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Little Oxford English Dictionary

Author: Sara Hawker

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780199202980

Category: Reference

Page: 818

View: 3265

Packed with more than 107,000 definitions, the revised and updated edition of this popular, portable dictionary is completely up to date in its coverage.
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Oxford Phonics Spelling Dictionary

Author: Roderick Hunt,Debbie Hepplewhite

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 9780192734136

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 96

View: 4807

Using the Oxford Reading Tree Floppy's Phonics Sound and Letters Programme and synthetic phonics, the Oxford Phonics Spelling Dictionary helps children become proficient readers and spellers. With 4000 words, ordered by sounds and spellings and linked to the Alphabetic Code Chart, it makes preparing for the phonics screening check simple and fun.
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Oxford First Dictionary

Author: Oxford Dictionaries Staff

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780192767202

Category: English language

Page: 160

View: 2249

This major new edition of the Oxford First Dictionary in hardback includes new words and more pages to extend vocabulary, improve spelling and support comprehension across the new curriculum. As well as updated example sentences (many from children's own reading), word classes and a supplementon spelling and grammar tips and activities, the accessible alphabetical layout and up-to-date colourful illustrations make this the perfect first dictionary for home and for starting school. Also available in paperback and an ideal companion to the new updated edition of the Oxford First Thesaurus.Go online at www.oxfordschooldictionaries.com for the accompanying free downloadable activities.
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International Companion Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

Author: Peter Hunt

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 113443684X

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 1416

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Children's literature continues to be one of the most rapidly expanding and exciting of interdisciplinary academic studies, of interest to anyone concerned with literature, education, internationalism, childhood or culture in general. The second edition of Peter Hunt's bestselling International Companion Encyclopedia of Children's Literature offers comprehensive coverage of the subject across the world, with substantial, accessible, articles by specialists and world-ranking experts. Almost everything is here, from advanced theory to the latest practice – from bibliographical research to working with books and children with special needs. This edition has been expanded and includes over fifty new articles. All of the other articles have been updated, substantially revised or rewritten, or have revised bibliographies. New topics include Postcolonialism, Comparative Studies, Ancient Texts, Contemporary Children's Rhymes and Folklore, Contemporary Comics, War, Horror, Series Fiction, Film, Creative Writing, and 'Crossover' literature. The international section has been expanded to reflect world events, and now includes separate articles on countries such as the Baltic states, the Czech and Slovak Republics, Iran, Korea, Mexico and Central America, Slovenia, and Taiwan.
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Oxford Illustrated Children's Dictionary 2018

Author: Oxford Dictionaries

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780192767721

Category:

Page: 288

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New edition of this family dictionary to boost spelling and improve vocabulary. With over 50,000 words (including school subject vocabulary), puzzles and artwork and photographs to support entries, child-friendly and relevant examples and help with pronunciation for tricky words - it is the perfect homework help.
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The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

Author: Oxford University Press,TME.

Publisher: Oxford [England] : Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780198601739

Category: Reference

Page: 1136

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More than twenty thousand quotations from every era and location are combined in a comprehensive reference that also encompasses details of the earliest traceable source, birth and death dates, and career briefs for each entry, as well as a thematic and k
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Oxford English Dictionary for Schools

Author: Robert Allen,Susan Rennie

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780199112395

Category: English language

Page: 928

View: 6373

BLEasy to use - find the words you want, fast! Written and designed toensure it is both age appropriate and beautifully easy to use.BLGet it right - example sentences from children's books show you how it's done.Example sentences from authors including David Almond, Anne Fine, WilliamGolding, Anthony Horrowitz, Beverley Naidoo and many more from KS3/ 4 Frameworkreading lists as well as age- appropriate fiction.BLMake sure you're covered - contains all curriculum subjects for KS3.Specifically aimed at KS3 and KS4 across the curriculum, closely linked to theKS3 Literacy Framework, plus language panels for project work, cross-curriculumvocabulary and synonyms for overused words.
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Oxford Very First Dictionary

Author: Clare Kirtley

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 9780192756824

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 64

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The Oxford Very First Dictionary, with its colourful clear layout and familiar first words, each with a simple definition and illustration, is a fun and easy way for young children to learn how to use a dictionary. An illustrated section at the end on topics such as colours and days of the week provides additional support for early literacy.
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Macquarie Dictionary

Author: Macquarie Library

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781876429669

Category: Australianisms

Page: 1940

View: 2641

This fifth edition of the Macquarie, measuring a new awareness of environment and fragility, will mark a turning of the tide in our consciousness, in the span of our response, in the way we give voice to place – and place to voice. (Her Excellency Ms Quentin Bryce, Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia)Since the Macquarie Dictionary was first published in 1981, its reputation as Australia's national dictionary has gone from strength to strength. It is now nationally and internationally regarded as the standard reference on Australian English. A comprehensive and up-to-date account of our variety of English, it not only includes all those words and senses peculiar to Australian English, but also those common to the whole English-speaking world.
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