This clearly written handbook is designed for English language learners & covers 50 of the most usage & style errors made in everyday speech & writing. It provides guidance on word order, irregular plurals, verb & adjective choice, comparatives & superlatives, and more. Special reference sections on English verb tenses & irregular verbs are included.
Diccionario Espanol-Ingles (Merriam-Webster's) This is designed for the native Spanish speaker, & is a completely new bidirectional dictionary designed to meet the needs of English & Spanish speakers in a time of ever-expanding communication among the countries of the Western Hemisphere. It's intended for language learners, teachers, office workers, tourists, business travelers, & anyone who needs to communicate effectively in the English & Spanish languages as they're spoken & written in US.
Scholastic Children's Dictionary contains: Easy-to-Understand definitions, up-to-date computer, scientific, and cultural terms, spelling hints, synonym tips, and language notes, simplified pronunciations created with real kids in mind, guides on grammar, punctuation, and idioms. Plus: Newly commissioned maps of the world, the United States, Canada, Mexico, Central America, and more, Flags and facts for countries and U.S. states, terms of office and other useful reference information.
This book is the most advanced of a series of dictionaries prepared especially for elementary & secondary students. It is preceded by Merriam-Webster's Intermediate Dictionary & prepare students to move on easily to Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary. This book is intended for use primarily by students at the high school level.
Spanish-English Dictionary (Merriam-Webster's) is a completely new dictionary designed to meet the needs of English and Spanish speakers in a time of ever-expanding communication among the countries of the Western Hemisphere. It is intended for language learners, teachers, office workers, tourists, business travelers or anyone who needs to communicate effectively in the Spanish and English languages as they are spoken and written in the Americas.
Specially designed for students in grades 6-9 (ages 11-15), The American Heritage Student Dictionary covers all the vocabulary that young readers need today. This updated edition reflects the latest developments in all subject areas, from science and technology to world affairs.
School Thesaurus (Merriam-Webster's) This book is especially designed for young people who want to enlarge their vocabulary & acquaint themselves with the rich variety of the English language. It is a product of years of study & planning directed toward developing a thesaurus that is both easy to use & sufficiently inclusive to provide real help in vocabulary building & word selection. It is also offered as a reference book that is close to being an adult tool.
American Heritage Thesaurus for Learners of English
American Heritage Thesaurus for Learners of English Using the right synonym can make your writing clearer & more expressive, but that's not always easy for English learners. This book provides information you need to find the right word & gain confidence in reading & speaking. This unique reference contains more than 60,000 synonyms that have been carefully chosen for their usefulness to students of English.
The American Heritage Student Thesaurus is specially designed for students in grades 7-10 (ages12-16). Its advanced vocabulary has been carefully selected to meet the growing demands on students' writing skills, and its clear format makes it easy to find the right word for every occasion.
Discover just the word you're looking for: Start a search with any word, and the alphabetical arrangement will locate the relevant entry! Build vocabulary and improve writing ability: Each main entry is centered on a specified meaning and includes a full list of synonyms, related words, idiomatic phrases, antonyms, and near antonyms. Master the way words are used: Every synonym listed is given its own entry, which includes a usage example and a description of its meaning core.
Compact Visual Dictionary (Merriam-Webster's) A portable visual inventory of today's world incorporating dictionary-scale definitions. Contents include: 2,600 highly detailed illustrations of a wide variety of objects from all aspects of life are enhanced by 9,500 clear & concise definitions; Definitions prepared in cooperation with Merriam-Webster lexicographers; Answers questions about form, function, significance, & purpose; and many more!
This book incorporates more than 20,000 words & their definitions into 6,000 full-color illustrations of a wide variety of objects from all aspects of life. Each clear & precise definition has been prepared in cooperation with Merriam-Webster lexicographers. The result is an indispensable visual reference that goes beyond object-identification to answer questions about function, significance, & purpose.
VOX Pocket Spanish & English Dictionary Up-to-moment & very easy to navigate, this dictionary is an indispensable tool for use in the classroom or workplace, at home, or on the go. Feature include: Approximately 28,000 entries & 65,000 translations Up-to-date vocabulary that includes idiomatic expressions, slang, & terms related to technology & the internet Numerous examples of usage that show how the language can vary depending on the context. And many more!
Vox Compact Spanish & English Dictionary This book has helped speakers of Spanish & English around the world find the right word quickly & easily. From offices in Orlando to living rooms in London & school rooms in San Juan, this comprehensive Spanish/English dictionary is the preferred choice for millions of people--in class, at home or work, or on the go.
Vox Spanish & English Student Dictionary This book contains all the elements for day-to-day reference. In a convenient size, with easily readable type, this dictionary is complete enough to answer the daily needs of a wide variety of students & general users--from those who are in their early stages of language learning to those who are fully proficient.
This book contains all the elements for day-to-day reference. In a convenient size, with easily readable type, this dictionary is complete enough to answer the daily needs of a wide variety of students & general users--from those who are in their early stages of language learning to those who are fully proficient.
Webster's New Explorer Student Dictionary, 3rd Edition
Revised and updated to meet the needs of today's elementary student, this dictionary features clearly written, easy-to-understand definitions. The word list reflects the vocabulary level, curriculum requirements and personal interests of kids age 8-11. With a colorful page design and new homework help features, this student dictionary is ideal for home and school.
Nearly 70,000 updated entries provide authoritative definitions, spellings, and pronunciations to help students write and speak effectively. New words and definitions from fields of science, mathematics, electronic technology, entertainment, and health and medicine improve knowledge of today's world.
United States Atlas for Young Explorers (National Geographic) In today's world it is important to understand what sets this country apart & why people everywhere look tot he United States as a source of leadership & opportunity. Get ready to experience the U.S.A. as only National Geographic can show it to you. It's a BIG country. Learn it. Love it. Explore it.