A pocket-sized French reference for secondary school students looking for a dictionary that is modern, up-to-date, clear and easy to use. Developed for home study, and to be used in the classroom. * Especially designed for school students, and is ideal in the classroom, at home and during exams. * It contains all the words and phrases students will need, with key curriculum words highlighted, all essential phrases covered, and thousands of examples to show how French is really used. * The clear colour layout and alphabet tabs down the side of each page lead the students to the information they need quickly and without fuss. All main translations are underlined to help users go straight to the answer they are looking for. * The dictionary includes language tips and culture notes throughout the text. * Je suis, tu es...French verbs made easy! Each verb on the French side of the dictionary is cross-referred to a comprehensive 94-page verb guide, with full conjugations and example phrases showing the verb used in context.
Give yourself a head start! Collins School Dictionary is the perfect companion for all students aged 10-14. With a clear design and in colour throughout, it is easy to use and full of useful features to help build language confidence and help with work and study. This new edition of Collins School Dictionary has been developed with teachers to be the perfect tool for school work and homework. The clear layout makes finding entries exceptionally easy, and full definitions are given in simple language, often in complete sentences. With over 20,000 entries, many new or updated, it includes national curriculum vocabulary up to Key Stage 3 or 4 as well as general vocabulary for students aged 10+. A special supplement on spelling follows the main dictionary. It outlines key spelling rules and lists words that are commonly confused or misspelled, so it helps students to identify and master the trickiest spelling problems. This student-friendly dictionary is an invaluable reference for all school students.
A pocket-sized German reference for secondary school students looking for a dictionary that is modern, up-to-date, clear and easy to use. Developed for home study, and to be used in the classroom. * Especially designed for school students, and is ideal in the classroom, at home and during exams. * It contains all the words and phrases students will need, with key curriculum words highlighted, all essential phrases covered, and thousands of examples to show how German is really used. * The clear color layout and alphabet tabs down the side of each page lead the students to the information they need quickly and without fuss. All main translations are underlined to help users go straight to the answer they are looking for. * The dictionary includes language tips and culture notes throughout the text. * Ich bin, du bist...German verbs made easy! Each verb on the German side of the dictionary is cross-referred to a comprehensive verb guide, with full conjugations and example phrases showing the verb used in context. Also available in French and Spanish.
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.
This highly useful bilingual thesaurus is aimed at all English-speaking learners and users of French at intermediate and more advanced levels. Structured in a uniquely helpful way, it is arranged thematically, with extensive subdivisions into topic categories. Two alphabetical indexes of more than 8,000 words each, one listing English vocabulary and the other French, help readers find what they're looking for easily. This is the best bilingual thesaurus available Like the best thesauri, it gives not only analogous words but analogous phrases and expressions as well; moreover it explains in what contexts the different synonyms should be used. Contains a wealth of information Let's say you want to look up the French for the word "difficult." You may know that this translates into French as "difficile" but may be curious about other, synonymous words that could be used to mean "difficult" in slightly different contexts. Look up "difficult" in the English-French index at the back of the book, and you're directed to a section that gives you a range of synonymous words and tells you when to use them. Explains nuances and contexts In this way it's like a very elaborate dictionary, with phrases as well as words. Easy to use in French and English There's not only a long English-French index, but a long French-English one as well, so you can come at it from either language, to find your lists of synonyms in either English or French. Moreover, it gives American English expressions as well as British English ones, wherever they differ.
The Collins French Gem Verbs offers the learner of French extensive coverage of French verbs in a compact, portable format with a clear, colour layout. The Collins French Gem Verbs has been written for everyone who is learning French and is the ideal text for anyone who needs a wealth of reliable verb information in a portable format. Have confidence: the Collins French Gem Verbs offers full conjugations of 112 French verbs, both regular and irregular. Get it right: it also contains an alphabetical index of over 2,000 French verbs each cross-referred to its model verb. Get there fast: clear, colour layout ensures that you can quickly find the information you need.
Easy Learning Italian Conversation is a unique guide to communicating in Italian. It will help you to find out more about Italian culture and to practise your spoken Italian with a free downloadable audio file.
An introductory atlas for secondary schools, perfectly designed to support and motivate students aged 11-14 in geographical and mapping skills.This introductory atlas for secondary school students aged 11-14 is designed to help students develop map, atlas and data handling skills. It features 96 pages of clear, easy to read maps, satellite images, an atlas skills section and hundreds of statistics. Its clear and accessible layout will motivate pupils of all abilities. An easy to follow introductory 'map and atlas skills' section, useful for both teacher and pupil, is followed by clear, easy to read reference maps presented with locator maps, fact boxes and flags, descriptive text, detailed map keys and photos. Carefully selected focus country studies include mapping on contrasting regions and special topics. New special topic mapping of China is included in this edition. The latest available country-by-country statistics are listed in a separate section and the index includes full latitude and longitude values. The extended world section in this edition covers many global issues e.g. climate, population, biomes, earthquakes and volcanoes. Colour coding of the titling and marginalia aids the identification of the sections within the atlas. A full range of interactive flipcharts to support this atlas are available as downloadable files. These charts are easy to use and allow teachers and learners to further develop atlas skills.
The Oxford International Student Atlas uses the latest technology to create an accurate and up-to-date atlas, ideal for use around the world. * Comprehensive coverage of the countries and oceans of the world, together with an eight-page world statistical section * Clear and colourful continental thematic maps illustrating a variety of subjects * New maps on motivating topics such as cyberspace, globalisation, international alliances, and the world's most exciting holiday destinations make the atlas an ideal resource for young geographers * Easy-to-use features include a multi-access contents page, a two-colour index of place names, and flags of the world at a usable size
Optimised for colour tablets. The images in this e-book are not suitable for black and white e-ink devices. Collins Primary Illustrated French Dictionary is ideal for young learners of French as their first REAL dictionary. It offers detailed coverage of key French and English vocabulary in a highly attractive, colourful and easy-to-use format.
With more than 1,000,000 answers, this volume contains more than twice as many answers as any other crossword dictionary. More important, it is the first crossword dictionary ever to comprehensively cover the clues and answers that actually appear in today's most popular crosswords, including contemporary slang, phrases, and brand names. Meticulously compiled by two crossword professionals with a combined thirty years in the field, and based on a massive analysis of current crosswords, there has never been a crossword dictionary with the breadth, depth, and currency of this one. From Jim Carrey to Sister Carrie, Homer Simpson to Homer's Iliad, the wide-ranging entries include 500,000+ synonyms, 3,000+ literary works, 5,000+ films, 20,000+ famous people from all fields, and more than 100,000 fill-in-the-blank clues so popular in today's crosswords. Featuring an introduction by New York Times crossword editor Will Shortz, The Million Word Crossword Dictionary makes every other crossword dictionary obsolete.
An up-to-date dictionary and a user-friendly grammar guide in one handy volume. A clear layout, cultural notes and an easy-to-use, revised grammar section make this the ideal Spanish reference for intermediate learners. Designed for intermediate learners of Spanish, whether at school, at home, or for business. 80,000 references and 120,000 translations will help those learning Spanish take their language skills to the next level. * This edition has been revised and updated to offer extensive and relevant coverage of today's English and Spanish, with thousands of phrases and examples guiding the user to the most appropriate translation. * A comprehensive grammar guide which presents detailed examples and translations to help users understand Spanish grammar - the perfect complement to the dictionary. * The clear Collins typography gives the text a contemporary feel, and along with the new alphabet tabs, ensures that users find the information they need quickly and easily.
Between TV talk shows, radio call-in programs, email and the Internet, spontaneous-talk media has skyrocketed in the '90s. People are interacting more frequently and more fervently than ever before, turning the English language into an indecipherable mess. Now, this unique and concise compendium presents the most confused and misused words in the language today -- words misused by careless speakers and writers everywhere. It defines, discerns and distinguishes the finer points of sense and meaning. Was it fortuitous or only fortunate? Are you trying to remember, or more fully recollect? Is he uninterested or disinterested? Is it healthful or healthy, regretful or regrettable, notorious or infamous? The answers to these and many more fascinating etymological questions can be found within the pages of this invaluable (or is it valuable?) reference.
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Optimised for colour tablets. The images in this e-book are not suitable for viewing on black and white e-ink devices. A colourful revision guide with three easy sections for Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling, and a Spelling Dictionary for ages 7 – 11.
The ideal word finder for use at home, school and the office. Comprehensive and authoritative, it gives a wide range of up-to-date entries and all the synonyms and antonyms you need.
A major new edition of this bestselling dictionary, fully updated with over 3,000 new words and phrases in French and English With more than 350,000 entries and translations, the Collins Robert French College Dictionary is ideal for students and intermediate to advanced learners of French. With features to assist learning, this latest edition includes new language boxes to help with difficult words, pronunciation, and spelling pitfalls; special detailed entries to provide insight into French life and culture; a biographical supplement and timeline charting key figures and events from French history; and an updated Language in Action supplement with focus on written and oral communication, including Internet language. Clear color design and translation tips help guide users to the right translation quickly. Drawing on Collins' unique multi-million word databases of French and English, the Collins Robert French College Dictionary offers the most up-to-date and accurate picture of the French language as it is used today. With this eighth edition you will: Speak confidently: This edition offers the latest vocabulary from a wide range of fields, including IT and computers—language crucial for today's lifestyle. Get it right: The in-depth treatment of regular and irregular verbs (such as avoir, faire, aller, and venir) as well as practical tips on spoken and written French make this dictionary the ideal tool for intermediate to advanced learners. Get there fast: The accessible color layout ensures that you will find the information you need quickly and easily.
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