Compiled by expert teams of Spanish and English lexicographers, this new edition contains over 175,000 words and phrases, and 240,000 translations, including numerous new words that have entered both languages in recent years. Not only does it provide remarkable coverage of the general, scientific, literary, and technical vocabulary of contemporary Spanish and English, the Concise Oxford Spanish Dictionary is also easy to use, with a clear layout featuring a two-color text design and printed thumb tabs for quick reference. The Concise also provides extensive help with tricky issues of grammar and word usage. In addition to providing a wealth of information on both languages, it also includes a thoroughly revised center section featuring a correspondence guide with sample letters, and emails plus a guide to making phone calls and text messaging. The book contains fun and informative culture notes on life and living in the Spanish-speaking world, plus new sections on Spanish as it is used around the world and false friends (similar words that mean very different things).₵145.00
Suitable for: 7-11 years, Years 3-6, parents, teachers
This is the reissued Oxford Spanish Mini Dictionary – now in an attractive new format.
This small dictionary offers the most accurate and up-to-date coverage of essential, everyday vocabulary with over 40,000 words and phrases and 60,000 translations. Easy-to-use color design and a center section of useful words and expressions listed by topic make this dictionary ideal for travel and quick reference.₵80.00
Compiled specifically for use in schools as a companion in the study of the English Language
This dictionary A New English Standard Dictionary is designed to accommodate the rapid changes in the educational system and pattern of English usuage and pronounciation in schools. The definitions are simple and clear.
For this, users are encouraged to make the dictionary a part of their reading lives as it will help them in all aspects of their reading work. At the same time, it gives them a good command over the English language, confidence and independence in learning.₵30.00
Age Range: 8+ years
This new edition of the Oxford Primary Dictionary supports the curriculum’s higher vocabulary expectations by including more varied vocabulary; words such as chortle, cacophony, amulet and vlog are new, along with others from a wide range of areas such as animals (e.g. narwhal, sabre-toothed), history (e.g. longship, palaeontoglist), mythology (e.g. cyclops, selkie) and space and science fiction (e.g. spacewalk, teleport).
It also now features a unique selection of fictional words for creatures or places from children’s reading and writing, for example hobbit, Muggle and bandersnatch. All the entries have clear and simple definitions with word classes and inflections given in full.
Children will discover example sentences from the authors they love to read, such as Cressida Cowell, Roald Dahl and J. K. Rowling. “Try also” guides at the top of pages help to locate tricky-to-find words in the alphabet such as from “f” to “ph”, word origins are given in “Did you know?” panels, and Spelling Alerts flag up tricky spellings.
The updated supplement provides grammar and punctuation information to help children with their reading and writing. It is the ideal dictionary for boosting reading skills and building word power.₵105.00