Now revised and updated with all-new photography and listings, this illustrated book combines words and images to help young Canadian readers with their vocabulary and reading skills. This colourful junior dictionary includes over 12,000 word entries with Canadian spellings and pronunciations, explained through clear definitions and examples of usage. + Includes over 2500 photographs + Features metric measurements as well as Canadian abbreviations
This dictionary offers comprehensive coverage in 726 entries concerned with the "other" English literature, comprising 263 works of fiction by 164 authors from Canada, Australia, New Zealand, India, and selected African nations. Entries on books include bibliographical data, plot summaries, settings and characters, and critical assessments. Biographical entries on authors note other writings and comment on influences, artistry, and critical recognition. There are additional entries on outstanding characters, memorable settings, and key motifs.
Publisher: Don Mills, Ont. : Oxford University Press
Category: English language
This is an early alphabetical dictionary for children aged five and upwards. With simple definitions and bright colourful illustrations, it covers approximately 1500 words and includes many common Canadianisms. Each entry features a simple definition written in a full sentence. Example sentences reinforce the meaning and help to place the word in context. With over 550 bright colourful illustrations this resource will appeal to young readers aged five and up. Every page includes the whole alphabet toencourage reference skills. Special topic sections at the back provide additional help with shapes, colours, opposites, animals, the human body, transportation, and Canada's provinces and territories. Using the research of the Canadian Oxford Dictionary Department the Canadian co-editors have included over a dozen distinct Canadian words and senses. In addition all spellings reflect current Canadian usage. For young readers aged five and upward, this is the perfect first dictionary to help build essential dictionary and reference skills. reinforce
The Canadian Dictionary of ASL offers clear illustrations and sign descriptions alongside English definitions, making it a valuable reference for Deaf and hearing users alike. Features of the Dictionary include: easy-to-understand illustrations for every sign; specific written instructions for forming the sign; definitions, parts of speech, usage notes; tips on how to use the signs in visual conversation; and regional variations of signs. Separate sections are included on: fingerspelling, ASL handshapes, numbers, pronouns, time concepts, and geographic place names.
Reference Sources for Canadian Literary Studies offers the first full-scale bibliography of writing on and in the field of Canadian literary studies. Approximately one thousand annotated entries are arranged by reference genre, with sub-groupings related to literary genre.
Providing all the authority of The Canadian Oxford Dictionary in a user-friendly student's edition, The Student's Oxford Canadian Dictionary, Second Edition continues with the highly set standard of excellence for Canadian resources. Building on the successful first edition, this dictionary is suitable for ages 14 and over, contains over 185,000 words, phrases, and definitions with 2,000+ uniquely Canadian words and senses, and over 27,000 illustrative examples.
Collins My First Canadian Dictionary is the ideal introduction to alphabetic dictionaries for children aged 5 to 7. The definitions use simple, full sentences that reflect the child's experience of the world, and the attractive contemporary artwork helps to make learning easy and fun. My First Canadian Dictionary offers help to children in learning the alphabet, English spelling, and new words. With the alphabet at the edge of every page, and each letter a different color, it is easy for children to learn how to recognize different letters, look words up and find out how to spell them. The artwork, which makes the dictionary look fun and appealing, makes it easier for children to understand what words mean, while example sentences show how the words can be used. The simple grammatical labels provided introduce children to different types of English words. Simple, fun and easy-to-use, this is the perfect dictionary for any child starting school.