Oxford Advanced Learner s Dictionary of Current English

Author: A. S. Hornby
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780194314312
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Internationally recognized as the indispensable reference book for advanced students of English as a foreign or second language, this dictionary has been comprehensively revised and greatly expanded in this 4th edition. Representing a major advance in lexical coverage, ease of use, and the amount of information on meaning, grammar, and syntax it provides, it contains detailed guidance on the understanding and appropriate use of current idiomatic English. Some features include: up-to-date coverage of general technical, and literary language; over 12,000 idioms and phrasal verbs explained; focus on pronunciation, stress, and American English and usage notes to clarify points of semantic or grammatical difficulty.

Oxford American Dictionary for learners of English

Author: Oxford University Press
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 9780194399722
Format: PDF, Docs
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42,000 words, phrases, and meanings with Academic Word List words and content area vocabulary in math, science, social studies marked 3,000 keyword entries marked, showing the most important words to know in English (the Oxford 3000TM) 45 Reference pages including a 16-page Oxford Writing Tutor, information on punctuation, irregular verbs, geographical names, and more 650 colour illustrations make it easy to learn related vocabulary Note boxes with extra help throughout the dictionary - thesaurus, topic collocations, Academic Word List collocations, word-building The Oxford iWriter on the CD-ROM shows students how to plan, write and check their written work. The CD-ROM also includes the full A-Z dictionary, spoken words, 'record your own voice' facility, Topic Dictionary and searchable picture dictionary, plus a pop-up Genie that looks up words when you are working in Word, in e-mails, and on the Internet.