Oxford Collocations Dictionary

For Students of English

Author: Colin McIntosh

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780194317245

Category: Collocation (Linguistics)

Page: 963

View: 9374

The dictionary that helps students write and speak natural-sounding English, now in a new edition with CD-ROM. Which words usually go together? This dictionary shows you the common word combinations (collocations) that are essential for natural-sounding British and American English. Completely revised and extended, the new edition has over 250,000 collocations and over 75,000 examples

Oxford Collocations Dictionary for students of English

A corpus-based dictionary with CD-ROM which shows the most frequently used word combinations in British and American English.

Author: N.A

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 9780194325387

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 992

View: 5981

250,000 word combinations and 9,000 noun, verb, and adjective collocations 75,000 examples showing how collocations are used 25 usage notes on collocations shared by words such as seasons, currencies, and language Pop-up definition and spoken pronunciation for every word in the dictionary on the CD-ROM Thousands of interactive exercises and activities on the CD-ROM Genie look-up on the CD-ROM finds the words that collocate as you write

Longman Collocations Dictionary and Thesaurus.

Author: Michael Mayor,Pearson Education

Publisher: Longman

ISBN: 9781408252253

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 1472

View: 3488

This dictionary for intermediate-advanced level learners of English as a foreign language, combines a collocations (combination of words used) dictionary with a thesaurus, ensuring English learners choose the correct word and collocation every time.

Oxford Idioms Dictionary for learners of English

Author: Dilys Parkinson,Ben Francis

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 9780194317238

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 512

View: 7081

Contains a wide range of idioms, from expressions used in business and newspapers to very up-to-date informal English and slang expressions. Covers idioms from British and American English and other English-speaking countries. New design and simple system of links to help you find what you want quickly and easily. New opposites and related words to build vocabulary. New study pages explore common themes and uses to help you develop a deeper understanding of English idioms. Pronunciation is given for all key words and stress for all idioms.

Oxford Thesaurus of English

Author: Maurice Waite

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199560811

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 988

View: 2392

Developed using evidence from the Oxford English Corpus, this fully revised text offers more up-to-date and complete coverage of synonyms and antonyms than any other A-Z thesaurus. Increased coverage now includes hundreds of new phrases and idioms, and newly selected examples of real English showing how words are used, and helping to guide you to the right meaning. New features include the Word Toolkit which helps you choose the best word matches based on evidence from the Oxford English Corpus. In addition, the popular Word Link feature points you to related words. Look up 'sleep' and find the words 'sedative', 'hypnotic', and 'soporific', and find related prefixes. The redesigned centre section provides convenient lists of words by topic, from society and religion, to fashion and technology, in addition to lists of foreign, and archaic words and phrases. An invaluable resource for puzzlers, or anyone wishing to broaden their vocabulary. The Oxford Thesaurus of English is ideal for anyone who wants a comprehensive and authoritative thesaurus of current English, for use by writers and editors, students, and crossword and puzzle solvers at work or at home. The thesaurus includes 12 months' access* to Oxford's premium online dictionary and thesaurus service, Oxford Dictionaries Online, updated regularly with the latest developments to words and meanings, so you will have the most accurate picture of English available. Find out more about our living language using Oxford Dictionaries Online. Hear how words are spoken with thousands of audio pronunciations, and access over 1.9 million real English example sentences to see how words are used in context. Improve your confidence in writing with helpful grammar and punctuation guides, full thesaurus information, style and usage help, and much more. *Available in selected markets (UK, Europe, Australia, Canada, and South Africa). Terms and conditions apply; please see www.oxforddictionaries.com/access for information.

English Collocations in Use Advanced Book with Answers

How Words Work Together for Fluent and Natural English

Author: Felicity O'Dell,Michael McCarthy

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9781316629956

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 188

View: 1698

Improve your fluency and sound more natural in English. Collocations are combinations of words which frequently appear together. This book contains explanations and practice of English collocations for advanced-level (C1 to C2) learners of English. Perfect for both self-study and classroom activities. Learn collocations in context, with lots of different topics, including 'Writing essays, assignments and reports'. Be confident about what you are learning, thanks to Cambridge research into how English is really spoken and written, and get better at studying by yourself, with study tips and follow-up activities. This book is also perfect for preparing for Cambridge exams and IELTS, which often test knowledge of collocations.

The Oxford Reverse Dictionary

Author: David Edmonds

Publisher: Turtleback

ISBN: 9780606208468

Category: Reference

Page: 403

View: 4249

Have a word on the tip of your tongue? Unlike a thesaurus, where you look up alternatives to a word you know, or a dictionary, which defines a familiar word, this dictionary helps with words you are vaguely aware of, but can't bring to mind. Some 31,000 entries are listed under a wide range of subject areas and key words.

Oxford Learner's Dictionary of Academic English

Helps Students Learn the Language They Need to Write Academic English, Whatever Their Chosen Subject

Author: Diana Lea,Robert Duncan,Victoria Bull,Suzanne S. Webb

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780194333481

Category: Academic language

Page: 916

View: 9322

This title presents an in-depth treatment of over 22,000 words, phrases and meanings. Informed by the 85-million-word Oxford Corpus of academic English, which includes a broad range of textbooks and academic journals from 26 different disciplines within the subject areas of humanities, social sciences, life sciences and physical sciences. Corpus-based examples show words in genuine academic contexts and help students use words correctly.

Oxford American Writer's Thesaurus

Author: N.A

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0199829926

Category: Reference

Page: 1050

View: 8946

Features more than three hundred thousand synonyms and ten thousand antonyms, as well as nearly two hundred collections of nouns to add detail to writing and quick guides to easily confused words.

The BBI Combinatory Dictionary of English

Your guide to collocations and grammar. Third edition revised by Robert Ilson

Author: N.A

Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing

ISBN: 9027272387

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 462

View: 7025

Speak and write perfect English! • BBI teaches you how to combine words with words to form phrases (so you can say “ mortgaged to the hilt; I want something badly”). • BBI also teaches you how to combine words into structures to form clauses and sentences (so you can say “I want you to go = What I want is for you to go”). • So BBI helps you with both vocabulary and grammar. • BBI shows you important vocabulary and grammatical differences between American and British English. • BBI gives you plenty of examples that can serve as models for your own use of English. • Some of these examples are authentic quotations from works of American and British literature. This Third Edition of the BBI Combinatory Dictionary of English is an expanded and updated version of the First Edition (1986) and its Revised Edition (1997), both of which were favorably received. In this third edition, the contents of the BBI have been increased by over 20%. In the selection and presentation of new material, many sources have been used, including: • Internet searches; • The British National Corpus; • Reading and listening to English-language material; • For Grammatical Patterns: A Comprehensive Grammar of the English Language (Randolph Quirck et al.); • For Collocations: Lists of Lexical Functions (compiled by Igor Mel’cuk et al.). The BBI has been “highly recommended” by the English-Speaking Union. Using the BBI: A workbook with exercises is now available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1075/z.bbi.workbook

A Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

Author: Alan Spooner

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780192806345

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 572

View: 5705

This dictionary provides alternative and opposite words to improve wordpower and communication skills.

Collocations and other lexical combinations in Spanish

Theoretical, lexicographical and applied perspectives

Author: Sergi Torner Castells,Elisenda Bernal Gallen

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1315455242

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 383

View: 5069

This edited collection presents the state of the art in research related to lexical combinations and their restrictions in Spanish from a variety of theoretical approaches, ranging from Explanatory Combinatorial Lexicology to Distributed Morphology and Generative Lexicon Theory. Section 1 offers a presentation of the main theoretical and descriptive approaches to collocation. Section 2 explores collocation from the point of view of its lexicographical representation, while Section 3 offers a pedagogical perspective. Section 4 surveys current research on collocation in Catalan, Galician and Basque. Collocations and other lexical combinations in Spanish will be of interest to students of Hispanic linguistics.

Oxford Learner's Thesaurus

A Dictionary of Synonyms

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780194752022

Category: English language

Page: 1008

View: 4703

"Contains the Oxford learner's thesaurus, printable topic maps, exercices, study pages and thesaurus trainer"--Étiquette.

Elementary Dictionary and Thesaurus

Author: Pearson Longman

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon

ISBN: 9781408225219

Category: Education

Page: 896

View: 6750

The Longman Elementary Dictionary and Thesaurus helps young language learners to expand their English vocabulary. It includes 10,000 words and meanings and more thant 1,000 full colour photos and illustrations. The Word Families, Word Origins, and Word Building boxes expand students' understanding of new vocabulary. The carefully written Pedagogical Guide offers practical and highly-effective instructional routines giving teachers clear guidance on how to use the dictionary.

The Oxford Dictionary of American English

Author: Oxford University Press

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780194399524

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 828

View: 3778

The Workbook helps students get the most out of the Dictionary.

Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary KLETT VERSION

Author: Kate Woodford

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9783125179943

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 1568

View: 4866

The Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary gives the vital support which advanced students need, especially with the essential skills: reading, writing, listening and speaking. In the book: * 170,000 words, phrases and examples * New words: so your English stays up-to-date * Colour headwords: so you can find the word you are looking for quickly * Idiom Finder * 200 'Common Learner Error' notes show how to avoid common mistakes * 25,000 collocations show the way words work together * Colour pictures: 16 full page colour pictures On the CD-ROM: * Sound: recordings in British and American English, plus practice tools to help improve pronunciation * UNIQUE! Smart Thesaurus helps you choose the right word * QUICKfind looks up words for you while you are working or reading on screen * UNIQUE! SUPERwrite gives on screen help with grammar, spelling and collocation when you are writing * Hundreds of interactive exercises