The Penguin Pocket English Dictionary

The Penguin Pocket English Dictionary

Derived from the Longman dictionary database, this dictionary has been updated for the new decade and includes over 68,000 definitions, in addition to 200-250 new headwords.

Author: Penguin Books Staff

Publisher:

ISBN: 0140512187

Category: English language

Page: 1012

View: 181

Derived from the Longman dictionary database, this dictionary has been updated for the new decade and includes over 68,000 definitions, in addition to 200-250 new headwords.
Categories: English language

The Penguin Pocket School Dictionary

The Penguin Pocket School Dictionary

This handy-sized dictionary covers all the vocabulary school children aged 11 and above will need to know or are likely to encounter and includes such essential information as the periodic table and a world gazetteer.

Author: George Davidson

Publisher: Penguin Books

ISBN: 0141023287

Category: English language

Page: 672

View: 812

This handy-sized dictionary covers all the vocabulary school children aged 11 and above will need to know or are likely to encounter and includes such essential information as the periodic table and a world gazetteer. Part of Penguin's major new series of reference titles ranging from Spelling and French Dictionaries to books on babies' names and quotations.
Categories: English language

The Penguin Pocket English Dictionary

The Penguin Pocket English Dictionary

A pocket dictionary compiled by Britain's foremost lexicographers.

Author: R. E. Allen

Publisher: Penguin Books Limited

ISBN: 0141018585

Category: English language

Page: 613

View: 121

A new Dictionary edited by Robert Allen (former editor of the 'Oxford Concise' and 'The Penguin Dictionary') targeted as a general purpose portable Dictionary - ideal for quick reference. Appendices to include easily confused words and frequently misspelled words. Designed to be portable and ideal for quick reference, the series will be called Penguin Pocket Reference.
Categories: English language

The Penguin Pocket Spelling Dictionary

The Penguin Pocket Spelling Dictionary

Anyone who needs to check a spelling quickly and easily will find this pocket dictionary absolutely indispensable.

Author: David Crystal

Publisher: Penguin Books

ISBN: 0141021101

Category: English language

Page: 355

View: 431

Anyone who needs to check a spelling quickly and easily will find this pocket dictionary absolutely indispensable. As well as showing how to spell virtually all the words that are likely to encountered day to day, it highlights common areas of confusion and traps for the unwary.Part of Penguin's major new series of reference titles ranging from Spanish and French dictionaries to books on spelling and babies' names.
Categories: English language

The Penguin Pocket Italian Dictionary

The Penguin Pocket Italian Dictionary

Covering both English-Italian and Italian-English, this work offers definitions in an easy-to-use format and ensures that you find the word you need quickly and efficiently.

Author: Daniele O. Arati

Publisher: Penguin (Non-Classics)

ISBN: 0141027193

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 445

View: 739

Covering both English-Italian and Italian-English, this work offers definitions in an easy-to-use format and ensures that you find the word you need quickly and efficiently. It is a useful handy word-finder for students and travellers alike.
Categories: Foreign Language Study

Penguin Pocket Writer s Handbook

Penguin Pocket Writer s Handbook

Whether working on grammar for a business letter, striving to improve spelling for an essay or getting to grips with the rules of punctuation, this guide will help you to write correct and confident English whatever the situation.

Author: Martin H. Manser

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0141027525

Category: Authorship

Page: 216

View: 326

Penguin Pocket Writer's Handbook is the ideal companion for anyone looking for a quick, effective guide to the art of writing good English. Whether working on grammar for a business letter, striving to improve spelling for an essay or getting to grips with the rules of punctuation, this guide will help you to write correct and confident English whatever the situation.
Categories: Authorship

Pocket Facts

Pocket Facts

The Penguin Pocket Book of Factsis the essential companion for crossword and trivia addicts and for anyone who needs to check facts at home or at work.

Author: David Crystal

Publisher: Penguin Books

ISBN: 014102111X

Category: Curiosities and wonders

Page: 352

View: 351

The Penguin Pocket Book of Factsis the essential companion for crossword and trivia addicts and for anyone who needs to check facts at home or at work. With entries on a wide range of subjects from natural history and religion through to politics and current affairs, it is a superbly versatile one-stop resource. Part of Penguin's major new series of reference titles ranging from Spanish and French dictionaries to books on spelling and babies' names.
Categories: Curiosities and wonders

The Penguin Pocket Dictionary of Babies Names

The Penguin Pocket Dictionary of Babies  Names

Hanford (m) English name derived from a place name meaning 'rocky ford'. Hank
(m) English name that developed as a diminutive form of JOHN. Originally
Hankin, it is often treated as a diminutive form of HENRY. It established itself
during ...

Author: David Pickering

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 9780141916392

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 304

View: 427

What's in a name? Rather more than you might at first suspect, for names are steeped in history and myth and have much to tell us about our past, our beliefs - even our personality traits. The Penguin Pocket Dictionary of Babies' Names takes a close look at 3500 names, explaining origins and meanings, showing how some have changed in popularity and use over time and providing all the diminutive and variant forms. Part of Penguin's major new series of reference titles ranging from Spanish and French dictionaries to books on spelling and quotations.
Categories: Family & Relationships

Ethnocentrism and the English Dictionary

Ethnocentrism and the English Dictionary

A Supplement to The Oxford English Dictionary (1972–86) 4 volumes, R.W.
Burchfield, Oxford: Clarendon Press. The Penguin Book of Australian Slang (
1988) L. Johansen, Ringwood, Victoria: Penguin. Pocket Oxford Dictionary of
Current ...

Author: Phil Benson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134599592

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 240

View: 627

This unique work challenges the assumption that dictionaries act as objective records of our language, and instead argues that the English dictionary is a fundamentally ethnocentric work. Using theoretical, historical and empirical analyses, Phil Benson shows how English dictionaries have filtered knowledge through predominantly Anglo-American perspectives. The book includes a major case study of the most recent edition of the Oxford English Dictionary and its treatment of China.
Categories: Business & Economics

Penguin Pocket on This Day

Penguin Pocket on This Day

From royal weddings and declarations of war to celebrity births and major sporting occasions, this title presents information about significant events and the dates on which they occurred.

Author: David Crystal

Publisher: Penguin Books

ISBN: 0141027150

Category: Chronology, Historical

Page: 352

View: 233

From royal weddings and declarations of war to celebrity births and major sporting occasions, this title presents information about significant events and the dates on which they occurred.
Categories: Chronology, Historical

English Dictionary

English Dictionary

Author: Longman Publishing Group

Publisher: Longman Publishing Group

ISBN: 0582556902

Category: English language

Page: 346

View: 468

Categories: English language

Penguin Writers Guides How to Write Better Letters

Penguin Writers  Guides  How to Write Better Letters

... Dictionaries and ReferenceBooks Encarta World English Dictionary, Kathy
Rooney, Bloomsbury, 1999 The Penguin ... 2004 The Penguin Pocket English
Dictionary, Robert Allen, Penguin, 2004 The New Fowler's Modern English
Usage, ...

Author: Cherry Chappell

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 9780141905075

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 272

View: 475

The Penguin Writers' Guides series provides authoritative, succinct and easy-to-follow guidance on specific aspects of written English. Whether you need to brush up your skills or get to grips with something for the first time, these invaluable Guides will help you find the best way to get your message across clearly and effectively. A simple and practical guide, How to Write Better Letters explains how to write a wide range of letters, from invitations and letters of condolence to practical correspondence including complaints, job applications, letters of resignation and those trying to raise sponsorship. Drawing on advice from a variety of experts and containing many authentic letters as examples, this guide also details the appropriate title to give any correspondent, outlines common mistakes in spelling and grammar, and provides essential tips on matters such as setting the correct tone when writing emails.
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines

Lessons in Teaching Grammar in Primary Schools

Lessons in Teaching Grammar in Primary Schools

The Oxford AZ of Grammar & Punctuation by John Seely defines a sentence as
aunit of language consisting of one or more ... The Penguin Pocket English
Dictionary expands upon this with an official definition: with appropriate
punctuation at ...

Author: Suzanne Horton

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 9781473904811

Category: Education

Page: 192

View: 753

Lesson planning in line with the new Primary National Curriculum! Outstanding grammar lessons are not about teaching children the mechanics of grammar but fostering a curiosity about language, words and clauses when explored within a meaningful context. This book offers practical ideas and lesson plans to help you plan and teach lessons that motivate, engage and inspire pupils to use grammar accurately and creatively to produce writing that is fluid, cohesive and purposeful. It will also help you to teach grammar confidently and effectively by addressing your own grammar questions and providing essential subject knowledge. The lesson ideas have all been tried and tested in the classroom, and you can adapt the lessons to teach other aspects of grammar or change the focus of the learning objective to reflect the needs of your classroom. Did you know that this book is part of the Lessons in Teaching series? Table of Contents What is Grammar? / Grammar in context / Year 1: Teaching Sentence Demarcation / Year 2: Teaching Conjunctions / Year 3: Teaching Direct Speech / Year 3: Using the Perfect Tense / Year 4: Teaching adverbial phrases / Year 4: Teaching the Difference between the Plural and Possessive -s / Year 5: Teaching Modal Verbs / Year 5: Teaching Expanded Noun Phrases / Year 6: Using the Subjunctive Form in Speech / Year 6: Using the Passive Voice / Moving On / Glossary of Terms WHAT IS THE LESSONS IN TEACHING SERIES? Suitable for any teacher at any stage of their career, the books in this series are packed with great ideas for teaching engaging, outstanding lessons in your primary classroom. The Companion Website accompanying the series includes extra resources including tips, lesson starters, videos and Pinterest boards. Visit ww.sagepub.co.uk/lessonsinteaching Books in this series: Lessons in Teaching Grammar in Primary Schools, Lessons in Teaching Computing in Primary Schools, Lessons in Teaching Number and Place Value in Primary Schools, Lessons in Teaching Reading Comprehension in Primary Schools, Lesson in Teaching Phonics in Primary Schools
Categories: Education

Penguin Pocket Jokes

Penguin Pocket Jokes

Have you heard the one about the man who walked into a bar? (Ouch!)... Penguin Pocket Jokes is essential (and hilarious) reading for anyone searching for the perfect joke.

Author: David Pickering

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 9780141910154

Category: Humor

Page: 304

View: 907

Have you heard the one about the man who walked into a bar? (Ouch!)... Penguin Pocket Jokes is essential (and hilarious) reading for anyone searching for the perfect joke. Whether you want a snappy wisecrack or a longer rib-tickler when making a speech, this easy-to-use guide will provide the perfect witticism.
Categories: Humor

The Penguin Pocket Kings and Queens

The Penguin Pocket Kings and Queens

Author: David Crystal

Publisher:

ISBN: IND:30000107606208

Category: Great Britain

Page: 351

View: 254

Penguin Pocket Kings and Queens is indispensable for anyone who wishes to check dates, facts or popular tales about the reigns of any of the Kings or Queens of the British Isles and Ireland. Dating from the earliest times to the present day, this is the ultimate one-stop guide to the history of royalty.
Categories: Great Britain

The Penguin Pocket Thesaurus

The Penguin Pocket Thesaurus

Offers a range of synonyms for a various words in A-Z order - ranging from the everyday to the comparatively obscure. This book is suitable for those who are stuck for precisely the right word or phrase, whatever the occasion.

Author: Rosalind Fergusson

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0141018593

Category: English langauge

Page: 477

View: 803

The Penguin Pocket Thesaurus offers a vast range of synonyms for a whole host of words in A-Z order - ranging from the everyday to the comparatively obscure. Invaluable and up-to-date, this is the ideal portable reference book for anyone stuck for precisely the right word or phrase, whatever the occasion.
Categories: English langauge

Penguin Pocket Rhyming Dictionary

Penguin Pocket Rhyming Dictionary

Author: Rosalind Fergusson

Publisher: Penguin Books

ISBN: PSU:000060627988

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 503

View: 228

Lists in numbered phonetic groups the rhymes for a wide range of words.
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines

The Penguin English Dictionary

The Penguin English Dictionary

Author:

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: UCSC:32106016141506

Category: English language

Page: 1642

View: 965

Revised and updated, this dictionary is accessible yet authoritative. It offers clear, detailed definitions with particular emphasis on difficult meanings, and there are usage notes, explanations of key concepts and word histories. The entries cover technical and specialist vocabulary, slang and the most up-to-date jargon and buzzwords.
Categories: English language

Waterstone s Guide to Books

Waterstone s Guide to Books

Oxford - Duden Pictorial English Dictionary : Leisure & the Arts [ S0056 ] OUP pbk
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £3 . ... 75 Penguin Pocket English Dictionary ( XS0024 ]
Penguin pbk . ... The New Penguin English Dictionary [ S0058 ] Penguin pbk .

Author: Waterstone & Co

Publisher:

ISBN: 0951258982

Category: Books

Page: 1658

View: 679

Categories: Books