The Oxford School Dictionary and Thesaurus is an essential reference tool for students in primary and secondary education. The dictionary and thesaurus are combined into a single volume, making it an efficient and practical resource for students to use. The Oxford School Dictionary and Thesaurus is designed to provide young learners with the skills necessary to improve their reading and writing skills.
The dictionary section of the book contains over 40,000 words, phrases, and definitions. The words are presented in alphabetical order, with clear and concise definitions that are easy for students to understand. Each entry includes a part of speech, a pronunciation guide, and example sentences to provide context for the word's usage. The dictionary also includes important information about word origins, prefixes, suffixes, and spelling rules to help students expand their vocabulary and language skills.
One of the most significant benefits of the Oxford School Dictionary and Thesaurus is the inclusion of a thesaurus section. The thesaurus contains over 50,000 synonyms and antonyms, making it an invaluable tool for students looking to improve their writing skills. The thesaurus section is arranged in alphabetical order, making it easy for students to find the word they are looking for. The thesaurus also includes example sentences to provide context for the synonyms and antonyms and help students understand how to use them effectively.
The Oxford School Dictionary and Thesaurus also include a range of additional features designed to support and enhance students' learning experience. The book contains a reference section with essential information on grammar, punctuation, and spelling. This section provides clear and concise explanations of essential language rules and guidelines, helping students to develop a strong foundation in English language skills.
Another helpful feature of the Oxford School Dictionary and Thesaurus is the inclusion of word histories and language notes. These sections provide fascinating insights into the origins of words and how they have evolved over time. This information not only enhances students' understanding of language but also encourages an interest in language and its development.
The Oxford School Dictionary and Thesaurus are designed with students in mind, with clear and easy-to-read text, helpful illustrations, and a durable hardback cover. The book is easy to navigate, with clear cross-referencing between the dictionary and thesaurus sections, making it a user-friendly tool for students to use.
The Oxford School Dictionary and Thesaurus is an excellent resource for students of all ages and levels of ability. Whether students are just beginning to learn English or looking to improve their language skills, this book provides a wealth of information and support to help them achieve their goals. The book is particularly useful for students preparing for exams or assessments, as it provides essential information on grammar, spelling, and punctuation, as well as an extensive range of synonyms and antonyms to enhance their writing skills.
The Oxford School Dictionary and Thesaurus is also excellent tool for teachers, providing a comprehensive resource to support students' learning in the classroom. The book can be used to develop lesson plans, as a reference tool during lessons, or as a homework aid. The inclusion of a thesaurus section means that teachers can encourage students to use a broader range of vocabulary in their writing, helping to improve the overall quality of their work.
Titles in this Set:
- Oxford School Dictionary
- Oxford School Thesaurus
Oxford School Dictionary
A major new edition of the trusted, bestselling, comprehensive Oxford School Dictionary with new curriculum support. This fantastic new edition will boost your children's vocabulary with new words and meanings from across the curriculum. A helpful new spelling, grammar and punctuation section is included to enhance language skills and bring the dictionary up to date.
What makes it the best? It is uniquely powered by the Oxford Children's Corpus, the largest bank of children's language in English, so you can be confident that all entries are clearly written in child-friendly language that children actually understand. Each example is perfectly age-appropriate, making it easy and enjoyable for every child to use. New for this edition is a robust supplement on spelling, grammar and punctuation, giving targeted help with the tricky bits, making this dictionary the perfect tool to support children in their journey to become good readers and writers. As usual, it has been extensively trialled with schools, so you can be sure it is still the best dictionary for your children, in a handy pocket-sized format. Further help with writing skills is available in the updated new edition of the companion Oxford School Thesaurus.
Looking for great word activities to match this dictionary? Find fun downloadable activities, puzzles, and word games at www.oxforddictionaries.com/schools
Oxford School Thesaurus
This authoritative new edition of the bestselling Oxford School Thesaurus boosts vocabulary and improves writing skills through new curriculum support. With the help of the Oxford Children's Corpus, the largest bank of children's language in English, the thesaurus is able to provide a range of carefully-levelled words, synonyms and antonyms and age-appropriate example sentences. These are written in the natural language of contemporary children using contexts that will make the thesaurus easy and enjoyable for every child to use. Phrasal verbs, idioms, and writing tips help to explore the richness of language and make writing more effective, whether in creative writing or in essays, projects, reports and letters.
A writing supplement with spelling, grammar and punctuation support makes this a complete toolkit to enhance basic literacy skills, build confidence, deliver the curriculum and help children prepare for the level of writing expected at secondary school. As with all Oxford children's thesauruses, it has been trialled with teachers. A perfect buy, in a handy, pocket-sized format with a refreshing new look, an essential for any rucksack.
Downloadable word games, puzzles and activities are available at www.oxforddictionaries.com/schools
About the publisher:
Oxford University Press (OUP) is the world's largest university press and a department of the University of Oxford. It is renowned for publishing high-quality academic and educational materials, including textbooks, journals, and online resources. OUP has a global presence, with offices and operations in over 50 countries, and its publications are used by students, scholars, and professionals worldwide. OUP has a rich history, dating back to the earliest days of printing, and is committed to excellence in scholarship, research, and education.
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