New edition! The Oxford Children's Colour Dictionary is clear and colourful, ideal for reference, homework help and exploring language. With simple meanings and clear definitions, children can expand their vocabulary and check their spelling with ease. The design is bright and accessible, with the full alphabet on every page to make finding words easy, and illustrations to bring words to life. Helpful information on how to use words, word families and compounds words aids both children'sspelling and their understanding of language. New for this edition is a supplement on spelling, grammar and punctuation to support the curriculum and help with homework, and specially written Top Writing Tips from the best-selling children's authors Charlie Higson, Andy Stanton, Jeremy Strong and Jacqueline Wilson, help young writers get started. The Oxford Children's Colour Dictionary is the perfect handy dictionary for reading, writing and spelling, both at home and at school. For lots of FREE downloadable games, puzzles, activities and much more, go to www.oxforddicitonaries.com/schools
This paperback version of The Oxford Junior Dictionary features 6000 headwords accompanied by simple definitions and examples, and supported by colour illustrations.
This new edition of the dictionary uses up-to-date text and colour photographs and illustrations throughout. It includes colour coding of the dictionary quartiles, links to the Primary Strategy for KS2 and special information on word families, usage, and derived words. With the virtual thumb tabs and the alphabet down the side of each page, it's easy to access and age appropriate for independent dictionary users.
For ages 5-10. This new dictionary makes learning words in Hindi easier and more fun than ever! Features: Designed to be the first foreign language dictionary for children; 625 total entries; 500 colour illustrations; Allows a child to make the connection between a picture and a word; Entries consist of the word in English, its Hindi equivalent, and easy-to-use phonetic pronunciation; All Hindi words presented in the original Devengari script; The words included are for the people, animals, colours, numbers, and objects that children encounter every day; Appendices include everyday expressions, time-related words, and common pronouns.
Plan for six weeks of learning covering all six areas of learning and development of the EYFS through the topic of colour. The Planning for Learning series is a series of topic books written around the Early Years Foundation Stage designed to make planning easy. This book takes you through six weeks of activities on the theme of colours. Each activity is linked to a specific Early Learning Goal, and the book contains a skills overview so that practitioners can keep track of which areas of learning and development they are promoting. This book also includes a photocopiable page to give to parents with ideas to involve them in the topic and their children's learning. The book also features suggestions for bringing the six weeks of learning together.The weekly themes in this book include: red, yellow, blue, black and white, and mixing colours.
For children aged 7 and over, this dictionary contains up to date coverage of a range of everyday and curriculum vocabulary. It offers additional language tips and carefully selected and annotated illustrations to help students with more complex language. The Word Wizard section provides in-depth support on spelling, punctuation and grammar.This book is designed to build confidence and develop language and dictionary skills at home and in the classroom in preparation for secondary school.Includes a wide range of the latest vocabulary from different subject areas with example sentences and tips on grammar and spelling to help students understand how to use language more effectively. Synonyms and antonyms are provided to help build vocabulary.Beautiful annotated illustrations add an extra dimension and provide additional information on a range of topic areas.
This volume provides concise, authoritative accounts of the approaches and methodologies of modern lexicography and of the aims and qualities of its end products. Leading scholars and professional lexicographers, from all over the world and representing all the main traditions and perspectives, assess the state of the art in every aspect of research and practice. The book is divided into four parts, reflecting the main types of lexicography. Part I looks at synchronic dictionaries - those for the general public, monolingual dictionaries for second-language learners, and bilingual dictionaries. Part II and III are devoted to the distinctive methodologies and concerns of the historical dictionaries and specialist dictionaries respectively, while chapters in Part IV examine specific topics such as description and prescription; the representation of pronunciation; and the practicalities of dictionary production. The book ends with a chronology of the major events in the history of lexicography. It will be a valuable resource for students, scholars, and practitioners in the field.
The Oxford Children's Dictionary is illustrated in colour and aimed at readers at KS2, YR3-6 and P4-7 fo Scotland. BL20,000 colour headwords BL150 colour illustrations BLPronunciation guides for difficult words eg. guerilla, ricochet BLInformation on word origins eg. rickshaw BLNo confusing abbreviations - word classes (parts of speech) and inflections written in full BLUsage help to encourage accurate of language BLUp-to-date example sentences and phrases show how words are used in context BLUseful introduction and key on how to get the best out of the dictionary
Broaden your vocabulary in interesting ways with this simple and handy book. Little Red Book of Language Checklist is an exciting exploration of the fascinating world of words. Words are everywhere on billboards, radio, television and print and they form the basis of all forms of communication. This book will help you understand words better through a checklist that includes information on: hyphenated words silent letters in words single words for phrases difficult and unfamiliar words (for instance, the names of phobias). Grab this book its the best thing you can do to help you improve your knowledge of words and language.