Collins Cobuild Advanced Learner S English Dictionary

Author: John Sinclair
Publisher: Collins Cobuild
ISBN: 9780007210138
Size: 52.78 MB
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In its attractive two-colour layout, the fifth edition of the Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary offers learners of English detailed coverage of today's language. With lots of new words and phrases and definitions written in simple, natural English, this dictionary is exceptionally easy to use and understand. The examples, which have all been taken from the Bank of English, part of the prestigious Collins Word Web, are invaluable in providing context for words and phrases. Grammatical information and additional information on synonyms, pragmatics and frequency is shown in the Extra Column, making it easy to find and use. In the Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary, thousands of set grammatical structures, particularly useful to learners of English, are identified and highlighted. useful illustrations cover a range of topics, and the Access to English supplement helps the user with hundreds of practical phrases illustrating important structures in areas such as essay-writing, presentations, report-writing and job applications. The Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary provides invaluable and detailed guidance on the English language, and is the complete reference tool for learners of English. The CD-ROM is PC compatible and contains: Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary 5 million word Wordbank of authentic text samples (written and spoken), with high quality audio pronunciations for headwords, phrases, derived words and inflected forms.

Collins Cobuild Advanced Learner S Dictionary

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Publisher: Collins
ISBN: 9780007580583
Size: 73.24 MB
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The 8th edition of the Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's Dictionary offers up-to-date coverage of today's English in a clear, attractive format. This dictionary is ideal for upper-intermediate and advanced learners of English. It covers all the words, phrases, and idioms that students need to master in order to speak and write effective English. With full-sentence definitions written in simple, natural English, this dictionary is easy to use and understand. The examples, taken from the 4.5-billion-word Collins Corpus, show learners how the words are used in authentic contexts. The dictionary also provides extensive help with grammar, including grammar patterns for many of the examples, and a grammar reference in the supplement. A wide range of vocabulary-building features, many of them with full-colour illustrations, encourage students to expand and improve their accuracy and fluency. The dictionary also includes a Visual Thesaurus, which provides alternatives to the 50 most over-used words in English; an Activity Guide, which helps students learn how to get the most out of the dictionary; a Writer's Handbook, which gives guidance on spelling, punctuation, letter-writing and CVs, and a Speaker's Handbook, which gives advice on the best set phrases to use in specific situations. The Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's Dictionary provides invaluable and detailed guidance on the English language, and is the complete reference tool for learners of English.

Collins Cobuild Advanced American English Dictionary

Author: Collins UK
Publisher: Collins Cobuild
ISBN: 9780008135775
Size: 40.31 MB
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This new edition of the Collins COBUILD American Advanced Dictionary offers up-to-date coverage of today's English in a clear, attractive format. This dictionary is ideal for upper intermediate and advanced learners of American English. It covers all the words, phrases and idioms that students need to learn and master to be able to speak and write effective American English. With full-sentence definitions written in simple, natural English, this dictionary is easy to use and understand. The examples, taken from the 4.5-billion-word Collins Corpus, show learners how the words are used in authentic contexts. The dictionary offers a wealth of knowledge and provides extensive help with grammar, including grammar patterns and a grammar reference in the supplement. A wide range of vocabulary-building features, many of them with full-colour illustrations, encourage students to expand and improve their accuracy and fluency. The dictionary also includes an Activity Guide, which helps students learn how to get the most out of the dictionary; a Writer's Handbook, which gives guidance on spelling, punctuation, letter-writing and CVs, and a Speaker's Handbook, which gives advice on the best set phrases to use in key situations. The Collins COBUILD American Advanced Dictionary provides invaluable and detailed guidance on the English language, and is the complete reference tool for learners of American English.

Collins Cobuild Ielts Dictionary

Author: Collins Collins Dictionaries
Publisher: Collins
ISBN: 9780008100834
Size: 28.58 MB
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Collins COBUILD IELTS Dictionary contains all the vocabulary students need to succeed in the IELTS exam. It has been specially created for learners of English who plan to take the IELTS exam to demonstrate that they have the required ability to communicate effectively in English, either at work or at university. This dictionary is ideal for learners who are preparing for IELTS and it covers all the words, phrases, and idioms that students need to master to achieve the IELTS scores required by the top universities and employers. With full-sentence definitions written in simple, natural English, this dictionary is easy to use and understand. The examples, taken from the 4.5-billion-word Collins Corpus, have been specially selected to show learners how the words are used in IELTS-style contexts. The dictionary contains over 500 vocabulary-enrichment features, which focus on the words that are essential for IELTS. The dictionary also contains thousands of synonyms and antonyms, which will help students to broaden their vocabulary range and create more variety in their spoken and written English. As the student's ultimate goal is to be able to use the English language fluently and accurately, there are two guides at the back of the dictionary which will help learners to produce polished written texts and to achieve fluency when speaking: Writing for IELTS guide and Speaking for IELTS guide. Students can feel confident that the Collins COBUILD IELTS Dictionary will fully prepare them for the exam and help them achieve the score they are aiming for.

Collins Cobuild Advanced Dictionary Of English

Author: Collins
Publisher: Heinle & Heinle Pub
ISBN: 9781133314134
Size: 22.77 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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All of our explanations, examples, and special features are based on our constantly updated 4.5-billion-word database of today's English language, the Collins Corpus, which means that you can trust Collins COBUILD to help you speak and write accurate and up-to-date English. COBUILD promotes learning through Definitions PLUS: -Full-sentence definitions use the most common context in which target words are found in real life -Grammatical patterns shown in context help the learner to use English accurately and naturally -Natural English examples from the Collins Corpus show the user words as they appear in everyday English

Collins Cobuild Primary Learner S Dictionary

Author: Collins Dictionaries
Publisher: Collins
ISBN: 9780007556540
Size: 63.46 MB
Format: PDF
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The 'Collins COBUILD Primary Learner's Dictionary' is a brand new, illustrated dictionary aimed at learners of English aged 7 and over. The dictionary has been specially created for primary school students, whose first language is not English, but who attend English-language schools