Paperback Oxford Large Print Dictionary, Thesaurus, and Wordpower Guide

Author: Sara Hawker

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780198610786

Category: English language

Page: 1272

View: 1391

The Paperback Oxford Large Print Dictionary, Thesaurus, and Wordpower Guide provides three books in one lightweight, easy-to-hold format. The dictionary has over 40,000 words, phrases, and definitions, while the thesaurus offers more than 75,000 alternative words. The dictionary and thesaurus entries are presented in a clear, open design, with separate dictionary and thesaurus sections matching on each page. The Wordpower Guide helps you to expand your vocabulary, and contains sections onforeign words and phrases, collective names for animals and birds, tips on commonly confused words, and a unique Wordbuilder. Its clear page layout, endorsed by and designed in association with the Royal National Institute of the Blind, offers enlarged fonts, larger margins, generous line-spacing, and good quality paper, making it quick and easy to find the word you need. Special attention has been given to the binding and choice of paper, ensuring that there is minimum 'glare' and 'show-through'. Ideal for both adults and school students, particularly those with visual impairment, the Paperback Oxford Large Print Dictionary, Thesaurus, and Wordpower Guide is a valuable reference tool for use at home, school, or the office. Portable and affordable, it is the perfect companion to the Paperback Oxford Large Print Dictionary and the Paperback Oxford Large Print Thesaurus.
Posted in English language

Oxford Large Print Dictionary, Thesaurus, and Wordpower Guide

Author: Sara Hawker

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780198610793

Category: Reference

Page: 1272

View: 3376

A lightweight, easy-to-hold, three-in-one volume, this large print dictionary contains more than 40,000 words, phrases, and definitions. The thesaurus offers more than 60,000 alternative words and the Wordpower Guide helps users expand their vocabulary.
Posted in Reference

Oxford Large Print Thesaurus

Author: N.A

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780198608875

Category: English language

Page: 1061

View: 6432

Authoritative, up-to-date, and with exceptionally clear print, the Paperback Oxford Large Print Thesaurus contains over 130,000 alternative and opposite words, drawing on the most recent findings of the language research programme at Oxford University Press. Its clear page layout, designed in association with the Royal National Institute for the Blind, offers enlarged fonts, larger margins, generous line-spacing, and good quality paper, making it quick and easy to find the word you need. Special attention has been given to the binding and choice of paper, ensuring that there is minimum 'glare' and 'show-through'. Ideal for both adults and children, particularly those with vision impairment, the Paperback Oxford Large Print Thesaurus is a valuable reference tool for use at home, school, or the office, and is great for word games. Lightweight and affordable, it is also the perfect companion to the Paperback Oxford Large Print Dictionary.
Posted in English language

Webster's New Explorer Large Print Dictionary

Author: Merriam-Webster, Inc

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781596951464

Category: Reference

Page: 784

View: 5565

A large print English language dictionary which includes definitions and pronunciations of over 40,000 words.
Posted in Reference

Little Oxford Dictionary, Thesaurus and Wordpower Guide

Author: Sara Hawker

Publisher: Oxford

ISBN: 9780198607090

Category: English language

Page: 746

View: 626

The Little Oxford Dictionary, Thesaurus, and Wordpower Guide provides three books in one compact and durable format. It offers the most authoritative and up-to-date coverage of current English, with a dictionary containing over 40,000 words, phrases, and definitions, and a thesaurus with more than 65,000 alternative words. Matching dictionary and thesaurus entries are presented on the same page for quick and easy reference. A unique Wordpower Guide offering a vocabulary builder, lists offrequently misspelled words, and collective nouns for animals and birds helps you to enrich your vocabulary and use the English language more effectively.
Posted in English language

The Well-Spoken Thesaurus

The Most Powerful Ways to Say Everyday Words and Phrases

Author: Tom Heehler

Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.

ISBN: 1402243057

Category: Reference

Page: 391

View: 6812

If you've ever fumbled while trying to use a big word* (*lofty, pretentious word) to impress a crowd, you know what it's like to* (*what it is to) be poorly spoken. The fear of mispronouncing or misusing complex words is real and leaves many of us consigned to the lower levels* (*lower echelons) of the English Language. The Well-Spoken Thesaurus is your guide to eloquence, replacing the ordinary with the extraordinary.
Posted in Reference

Merriam-Webster's Dictionary and Thesaurus

Author: Merriam-Webster

Publisher: Perfection Learning

ISBN: 9781627655460

Category: Reference

Page: 1259

View: 7773

"Integrated language tools: Synonym lists and dictionary entries combined alphabetically; Clear and concise word guidance; Abundant usage examples; Supports Common Core State Standards"--Cover.
Posted in Reference

Word Power Made Easy

The Complete Handbook for Building a Superior Vocabulary

Author: Norman Lewis

Publisher: Anchor

ISBN: 0307817490

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 544

View: 7830

The most effective vocabulary builder in the English language provides a simple, step-by-step method that will increase your knowledge and mastery of written and spoken English. Word Power Made Easy does more than just add words to your vocabulary. It teaches ideas and a method of broadening your knowledge as an integral part of the vocabulary building process. Do you always use the right word? Can you pronounce it—and spell it—correctly? Do you know how to avoid illiterate expressions? Do you speak grammatically, without embarrassing mistakes? If the answer to any of these questions is no, you need Word Power Made Easy. Written in a lively, accessible, and timeless style, and loaded with helpful reviews, progress checks, and quizzes to reinforce the material, this classic resource has helped millions learn to speak and write with confidence.
Posted in Language Arts & Disciplines

Little Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus

Author: Charlotte Livingstone

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780199549436

Category: English language

Page: 792

View: 1838

The Little Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus provides an authoritative dictionary and an extensive easy-to-use thesaurus all in one. Designed to be a convenient and comprehensive reference work, individual entries contain both dictionary definitions for an accurate and up-to-date guide to the language as well as thesaurus synonyms to increase your vocabulary and improve your style. Where thesaurus synonyms are slang, derogatory or old-fashioned uses of words, they are labelled to give you guidance. This new `Little' Oxford book will be useful on many occasions, from writing a letter to solving a crossword puzzle.
Posted in English language

Little Oxford English Dictionary

Author: Sara Hawker

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780199202980

Category: Reference

Page: 818

View: 9902

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.
Posted in Reference

Better Wordpower

Author: Janet Whitcut

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780192801081

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 329

View: 7617

Increase your confidence, and improve your command of English Today, more and more emphasis is placed on successful communication, and on the correct and skilled use of words. Better Wordpower helps you through the pitfalls and complications of the English language. Banish spelling problems for ever Most people wish they could spell better: hints are given on how to tackle the most typical problems and provides a list of the most frequently misspelled words Use the right word in the right situation English is full of words, which are similar in sound or spelling: this section gives examples of common confusables and how to avoid making mistakes Widen your specialist vocabulary Use the topic word lists when you need a specialist term, for example, on art, astronomy, finance, language, mathematics, music, parts of the body, or science If you want to become more effective in your use of English, then this essential self-improvement guide will show you how.
Posted in Language Arts & Disciplines

Paperback Oxford Large Print Dictionary

Author: Oxford Dictionaries,

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 9780199216307

Category: Reference

Page: 1312

View: 4151

A large print dictionary specially developed and designed with the help and support of RNIB.
Posted in Reference

Oxford Compact Thesaurus

Author: Maurice Waite,Lucy Hollingworth,Duncan Marshall

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780198610304

Category: English language

Page: 929

View: 2185

Both authoritative and easy to use, this major new edition of the Compact Oxford Thesaurus offers up-to-date coverage of over 300,000 alternative and opposite words, with thousands more examples of real usage to help you identify the synonym you need. Based on the unrivalled databases of Oxford's language research programme, it provides the best selections of alternative words for you to choose from. The most useful alternative words are listed first, and the closest is highlighted for maximum accessibility, making the thesaurus quick and easy to use. Besides synonyms, the Compact Oxford Thesaurus also gives you opposites and brand-new Word Link panels to broaden your vocabulary e.g. choreography at dance, and geriatric at old. Also new to this edition are a more clear and open layout and a two-colour text design which makes the thesaurus even more accessible. In addition, the brand-new Essential English centre section gives you lots of help on improving your writing skills,and guidance to help you get the best out of the thesaurus. The Compact Oxford Thesaurus is perfect for anyone who wants to increase their vocabulary and write more effectively, as well as for word games. Its robust and durable format makes it ideal for use at home, school, and the office.
Posted in English language

Collins Junior Illustrated Dictionary

Author: Evelyn Goldsmith

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 0007203683

Category: English language

Page: 280

View: 1967

It introduces key dictionary features such as showing parts of speech (noun, verb, adjective or adverb) and other forms of a word (for example plurals or past tense of a verb). The Collins Word Wizard section gives extra help with illustrated topic pages, support for writing and using the Internet as well as really useful word lists and games to play. 6 yrs+
Posted in English language

Oxford School Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar Dictionary

Author: , Oxford Dictionaries

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 9780192745378

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 160

View: 5538

The Oxford School Spelling, Punctuation, and Grammar Dictionary is the essential reference book for secondary school. 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.
Posted in Juvenile Nonfiction

The Oxford English dictionary

Vol. 1-

Author: John Andrew Simpson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780198611868

Category:

Page: N.A

View: 5618

Posted in

The Oxford Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

Author: Oxford University Press

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 9780198705185

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 528

View: 8314

An essential point of reference for anyone wanting to widen their vocabulary, this dictionary offers more than 140,000 alternative and opposite words as well as thousands of real examples of usage from the Oxford English Corpus to help you find the word you need quickly and easily.
Posted in Language Arts & Disciplines