Using the Oxford Concise School Dictionary on the top part of the page and the corresponding Oxford Concise School Thesaurus entries on the bottom, this combined Oxford School Dictionary and Thesaurus provides a one-stop shop for upper primary/lower secondary school users. The headwords are in colour and the design is clear and accessible. The dictionary provides comprehensive coverage appropriate for the Y7 user, along with word origins, pronunciation guides, idiomatic phrases and idioms,labels and up-to-date example sentences. The thesaurus provides over 100,000 up-to-date synonyms, with those with meaning closest to that of the headword placed first to enable users to select the most accurate alternative.
Using the Oxford Concise School Dictionary on the top part of the page and the corresponding Oxford Concise School Thesaurus entries on the bottom, this volume provides a one-stop shop for upper primary/lower secondary school users. The headwords are in colour and the design is clear andaccessible. The dictionary provides comprehensive coverage appropriate for the Y7 user, along with word origins, pronunciation guides, idiomatic phrases and idioms, labels and up-to-date example sentences. The thesaurus is completely new in 2005 and provides over 100,000 up-to-date synonyms for thedictionary entries, with those with meaning closest to that of the headword placed first to enable users to select the most accurate alternative.
The Oxford School Dictionary & Thesaurus is a comprehensive one-stop shop for definitions, curriculum vocabulary, spelling, grammar, and punctuation as well as synonyms and writing tips. It is ideal students finishing primary and going on to secondary school. Easy to use and with a sturdy binding, it is the perfect one volume reference tool.
Edited at the Australian National Dictionary Centre in Canberra, this innovative reference book is a dictionary and thesaurus in a single volume. Completely revised and updated, with hundreds of new entries, this single volume includes: over 15 000 headwords -- a simple respelling system to guide pronunciation clear definitions with Australian usage -- interesting and useful derivations that shed light on meaning and help with recognition of word elements -- example phrases or sentences that identify the different meanings of the headword and show how it is used in context -- the top section of each page contains the dictionary text, while the lower section contains corresponding thesaurus entries for two-thirds of the words covered by the dictionary -- new words and terms include 'anime', 'webcam', 'counterterrorism', 'ringtone', 'cyberspace', 'techno', 'carbon offset', 'chocker', 'HDTV', 'google' and 'text'.
TheOxford Mini School Dictionary and Thesaurus is the perfect one-volume reference tool. Ideal for school bags in this handy mini format, it is packed with curriculum vocabulary, and language and writing support for primary students about to start secondary school. It is now available in a new eco-friendly cover.
Since its release in mid 2005, The Australian Integrated Primary School Dictionary and Thesaurus has become one of the bestselling primary school dictionaries in Australia. Now reprinted with new cover artwork and a reduced size, this innovative reference tool will be even easier for students to use and learn from. The only fully integrated dictionary and thesaurus for Australian primary schools in three colours for easy letter and word recognition. Matching dictionary and thesaurus entries on the same page in colour (blue for dictionary entries, red for thesaurus entries). Over 15,000 colour headwords with their meanings. Synonyms for over 10,000 dictionary entries. 32-page study section in the centre.
This all-in-one reference contains the complete text of the Australian School Dictionary (4th edition) and the Australian School Thesaurus (2nd edition), with dictionary entries at the front and thesaurus entries at the back. This combined dictionary and thesaurus is an ideal reference for students to improve their communication and writing skills.
The home of trusted English dictionaries and thesauruses for school use. A fantastic mini school thesaurus for age 11 and above to help you find the right word every time. Now available as a handy and affordable Kindle thesaurus, to look up on your own Kindle device or Kindle app.
The Australian Integrated Primary School Dictionary and Thesaurus is an innovative feature-packed reference designed for primary school students. It combines a dictionary and a thesaurus in a single easy-to-use volume and features a unique three-colour format. This major second edition has been completely revised and updated, with hundreds of new entries added that reflect the important areas of contemporary word creation.
A fantastic mini school thesaurus for ages 11+ in the best-selling Gem format to help you find the right word every time. Written specially to help with school work and homework, this new edition provides thousands of synonyms to increase vocabulary, with examples to show context for every synonym listed. This mini thesaurus includes all the newest words in the English language, plus a useful supplement to provide help with finding the right word. Every entry has a definition, and each alternative word is followed by its own example, helping you decide which word is the most appropriate to use. The perfect companion to the new Collins Gem School Dictionary, and an indispensable tool for any school student aged 11+. Using a thesaurus has never been easier!
The New Zealand Integrated School Dictionary and Thesaurus is the first completely New Zealand-compiled dictionary and thesaurus for senior school students. This innovative resource combines matching dictionary and thesaurus entries on the same page in one easy-to-use volume.
The bestselling Oxford School Thesaurus gives a comprehensive range of vocabulary to help children enrich their language and writing at the end of Primary school as they get ready for Secondary school.
Edited at the Australian National Dictionary Centre in Canberra, the Australian Integrated School File Dictionary & Thesaurus 2e is an innovative reference book, combining a dictionary and a thesaurus in a single easy-to-use volume. It comes in a handy file format that clips into student's ring-binders. This major second edition has been completely revised and updated, with hundreds of new entries added that reflect the important areas of contemporary word creation.
The popular Chambers School Thesaurus has always been an invaluable resource to help students aged 10-14 enrich their vocabulary, giving relevant and up-to-date synonyms and antonyms. It also includes additional hyponym panels showing related words such as terms used in computing or types of animal. Word Workshop panels explore the alternatives to overused words such as 'good' or 'bad' in an involving and accessible way, and Word Study panels provide useful idioms and phrases. All this comes in an easy-to-use A to Z format, with colour picking out the different senses of each word, helping students use their thesaurus more effectively. With its two-colour design and competitive price point, it is an ideal companion volume to Chambers School Dictionary.
The essential word finder for all students of English. Each entry is followed by a wide range of alternative words and examples, making it easy to choose the most appropriate alternative for every context. Planned in consultation with teachers and supporting the requirements of the school National Curriculum, this thesaurus has a clear and easy-to-use layout, with an alphabetical indicator on each page, making it easy to find information quickly. It includes thousands of synonyms and antonyms as well as short definitions for all main entry words. Examples are given for all synonyms to show how they are used and to help students choose the right one for their context. The 'more synonyms' feature and 'types of' panels help to extend students' vocabulary and extra help is given to help avoid overuse of very common words. A special section focusses on writing skills and helps students to use language effectively and achieve success in all areas of written work.
Reference book for students aged 10 to 16 years, particularly those in secondary school. Based on 'The Australian School Dictionary and Thesaurus' (2002). Each page has the dictionary on the top of the page and corresponding thesaurus entries in the lower section. Features more than 15,000 entries, with details of derivations and unusual word forms, pronunciation, grammar, and example texts to illustrate usage. Volume is hole punched, so can be inserted into a student's folder.
Edited at the Australian National Dictionary Centre in Canberra, this innovative reference book is a dictionary and thesaurus in a single, easy-to-use volume.This new edition contains:Hundreds of new and revised entriesA new grammar and reference guide aligned to the Australian Curriculum - EnglishA new alpha-find feature to help students navigate the text with ease
This is a fresh new look, in colour, for the 2007 edition of the Oxford School Thesaurus. This authoritative thesaurus is an ideal companion to the comprehensive Oxford School Dictionary. Each entry is in alphabetical order, with its word class and a broad range of imaginative synonyms with supporting example sentences. Guidewords at the top of each page and the full alphabet with a tab on the letter of the page make it very easy to navigate; the page design is clear and straightforward.It features 50 useful tinted panels that give an increased number of synonyms for words that are often overused, for example put , nice, or say. There are also almost 90 topic panels - themes that students are often writing about. These focus on vocabulary connected to the topic, for example, when writing about the weather there are general words to do with the weather, plus meteorological instruments, words to do with air pressure, to do with rain or other precipitation, to do with sky andclouds, to do with temperature or to do with wind. A wealth of material in a very solid package.