Dictionary Activities is a fantastic teaching resource which helps students get to know their dictionaries by explaining dictionary features and how to navigate them. The book also covers more complex topics such as collocations, idioms and word building. Dictionary Activities also looks at the use of electronic dictionaries and other non-standard specialized dictionaries such as picture dictionaries.
In addition to providing over 90 dictionary [...]
With more than 100,000 copies sold, Roget’s Super thesaurus continues to be one resource that writers can’t live without.
Finally, all its invaluable information is now available in a pocket-size, value-priced format. Inside, users still receive the same content they’ve come to depend on, including:More than 400,000 synonyms and antonyms, organized in a clear and accessible way The indispensable time-saving “”Word [...]
The most comprehensive, in-depth guide to common American idioms and phraseology available
The hardest part of getting the hang of a language is making sense of its idioms. From proverbial expressions such as “”a stitch in time saves nine,”” to idioms such as “”dead ringer,”” to such common verbal phrases as “”put out”” and “”take [...]
From one of America’s most beloved and bestselling authors, a wonderfully useful and readable guide to the problems of the English language most commonly encountered by editors and writers.
What is the difference between “immanent” and “imminent”? What is the singular form of graffiti? What is the difference between “acute” and “chronic”? What is the former name of “Moldova”? What is the difference between a cardinal number [...]