- Author: Oxford Dictionaries
- Format: Paperback
- Publisher: Oxford University Press
- Published: 05 April 2012
- ISBN: 9780192756930
The Oxford School Dictionary is newly available in a two-colour paperback with all the text of the bestselling hardback and more. Each entry contains clear definitions, numbered meanings, word classes, inflections, easy pronunciation guides, supporting example sentences and notes to help with using the words accurately. There are word origins for all root words. This is powered by the Oxford Children's Corpus, a unique electronic database of millions of words of writing for children. Along with this comprehensive coverage, additional Study Notes in the centre of the dictionary give added value. They focus on key grammar points, useful spelling tips and rules, and guides on using language effectively and well. There is a friendly and useful guide to using the dictionary dealing with FAQs such as, What do I use a dictionary for? How do I find the words I want? A good all-round dictionary in a clear accessible design and handy pocket format for 10 years plus. Go online for free downloadable word games, puzzles, and activities to the www.oxforddictionaries.comschools website.