The dictionary gives students the information they need to understand over 6,000 common British and American phrasal verbs, and use them correctly. Clear, simple definitions, with examples to show how phrasal verbs are used. Usage notes dealing with common problems help learners avoid typical mistakes. Synonyms and opposites help learners build their vocabulary. Common subjects and objects are shown to help learners use the verbs appropriately. 25 pages of tips and photocopiable exercises for classroom or individual practice. 'Guide to the Particles' explains the most important meanings of the main adverbs and prepositions used in phrasal verbs to help learners see patterns.
A new, completely revised edition of The Oxford Dictionary of Current Idiomatic English, Volume 1. The most authoritative survey of phrasal verbs in English, brought completely up to date with many examples of the use of English in the 90s. The improved design makes verbs easier to find, and there is a new, simpler grammatical coding.
This new edition of the Collins COBUILD Phrasal Verbs Dictionary offers comprehensive and up-to-date coverage of the most important phrasal verbs in English. Collins COBUILD Phrasal Verbs Dictionary gives learners of English detailed help with this often tricky area of the English language. This edition has been fully revised to provide learners with detailed information on phrasal verbs in a language that is easy to understand. The new, 2-colour layout of the dictionary means that it is easier than ever for students to find the information they need. With over a thousand new phrasal verbs, and thousands of updated examples from the Collins Corpus, this major new edition is packed with information on how phrasal verbs work, what they mean and how to use them. New features for this edition include an index of 200 single-word verbs and their phrasal verb equivalents, plus information on when you should use a single-word verb (for example, in academic writing) and when a phrasal verb would be more appropriate (for example, during an informal conversation with a friend). This edition also includes collocations boxes, providing students with the language they need to build natural-sounding sentences in English. There is also a self-study exercise section at the back of the book so that students can practise and consolidate what they have learnt. The fully-revised particles index provides students with in-depth information on what particles mean, boosting their vocabulary and understanding of the language. As with all COBUILD products, the Collins Corpus provides thousands of examples of real English, showing words in context and providing essential guidance on usage. Attractively presented, the Collins COBUILD Phrasal Verbs Dictionary is invaluable for all learners of English wishing to gain a fuller understanding of phrasal verbs and use them more effectively.
Updated to reflect questions found on the most recent ESL tests, this book presents 400 common phrasal verbs as they are used in everyday English. Phrasal verbs are verbs combined with prepositions or adverbs. Familiarity with phrasal verbs and understanding their use as nouns (breakup, showoff, etc.) or adjectives (spaced-out, broken-down, stressed-out, and many others) is essential to ESL students. Updated information includes: the most commonly used phrasal verbs; activities and examples that reflect our current technology and the world around us; an expanded introduction for the teacher with a thorough breakdown and explanation of phrasal verbs; and, a discussion of separable and inseparable phrasal verbs in Unit I, and more. This book’s hundreds of examples in context and hundreds of exercises will be extremely useful to ESL students who are preparing for TOEFL or who simply wish to improve their English.
Learn phrases and expressions for everyday situations Covers topics such as sport, study, business, social events and home technology Includes information on style, synonyms, opposites and derivatives, and common word partners Download the wordlist at www.oup.com/elt/wordskills and test yourself on the phrasal verbs and idioms covered in the book Written by vocabulary experts Ruth Gairns and Stuart Redman, the authors of the popular Oxford Word Skills series
Contains a wide range of idioms, from expressions used in business and newspapers to very up-to-date informal English and slang expressions. Covers idioms from British and American English and other English-speaking countries. New design and simple system of links to help you find what you want quickly and easily. New opposites and related words to build vocabulary. New study pages explore common themes and uses to help you develop a deeper understanding of English idioms. Pronunciation is given for all key words and stress for all idioms.
The new edition of the Cambridge Phrasal Verbs Dictionary covers around 6,000 phrasal verbs current in British, American and Australian English. Clear explanations and guidance help learners master this difficult yet essential aspect of the English language. * Fully updated with new phrasal verbs, e.g. cosy up to, copy in, sex up * Clear advice on grammar and usage * Thousands of example sentences show phrasal verbs in typical contexts * Most common phrasal verbs highlighted so students know which to learn * A thematic section shows phrasal verbs in topic groups for vocabulary expansion
5,000 phrasal verbs, including new ones from computing, business, and the Internet. Unique Phrasal Verbs Activator® helps learners choose the right phrasal verb for the context. Clear grammar patterns show how to use phrasal verbs.
Learn 100 frequent and useful phrasal verbs in English in six easy steps.
Publisher: OUP Oxford
Category: Foreign Language Study
Study examples of each verb as it's really used Check the meaning and the grammar of the verb Practise using each verb in the exercises Build vocabulary with related words, synonyms, and opposites Test progress with the review pages Check the Reference Key for answers, meanings, and extra grammar tips
Learn 100 of the most frequent and useful phrasal verbs in the world of business.
Author: Dilys Parkinson
Publisher: OUP Oxford
Category: Foreign Language Study
Study examples of each verb as it's really used Check the meaning and the grammar of the verb Practise using each verb in the exercises Build vocabulary with related business words, synonyms, and opposites Test progress with the review pages Check the Reference Key for answers, meanings, and extra grammar tips
Check out phrasal verbs with the Longman Pocket Phrasal Verbs Dictionary . Phrasal verbs usually consist of two or three words, such as a verb followed by a participle. These verbs are typically idiomatic, and a specialized dictionary is needed to fully understand their meanings.The Longman Pocket Phrasal Verbs Dictionary explains what each phrasal verb means, and shows examples of how to use it. Features: • Over 3,000 idioms • Clear and easy definitions • Thousands of examples show real usage • A unique Activator® section to help find the right phrasal verb
2,000 words at each level show the meaning and how words work in context 'I can...' approach to each unit so students can see learning goals Fully integrated Super Skills CD-ROM with interactive listening and speaking activities and pronunciation model for every vocabulary item 'Cover and check' card makes it easy for students to test themselves Regular review units so students can check progress
This second edition of the Collins COBUILD Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs offers comprehensive coverage of the most important phrasal verbs in English. With up-to-date coverage of thousands of phrasal verbs, it offers learners of English detailed help with this difficult language area.
Oxford Word Skills improves students' vocabulary and vocabulary learning skills. Short, clear presentations and lots of opportunity for practice give students the confidence to use new vocabulary. 80 units at each level mean they cover a huge range of topics and everyday situations. Extra practice and interactive activities on CD-ROM.