564Offering the user up-to-date coverage of today's Chinese and English. Clear layout and presentation of information makes it ideal for all learners of both languages, for study, business and pleasure. Designed for those studying both English and Chinese, whether at school, for work or for travel, this is the ideal text for anyone who needs reliable information in a handy, portable format. -Offers up-to-date coverage of Chinese and English, with thousands of phrases and examples guiding the user to the most appropriate translation. -Help with the pronunciation of Chinese words, the dictionary includes pinyin for all Chinese headwords, translations, phrases and examples. Pinyin is the official phonetic system for transcribing Chinese characters into the Roman alphabet, and is accepted in all Chinese-speaking countries. - In addition, the dictionary also includes both simplified and traditional or complex Chinese characters. Simplified characters are generally used in mainland China and Singapore, while traditional characters are mainly used in Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau. - The radical index is a clear guide to looking up Chinese characters, helping the user to navigate the dictionary and find Chinese characters without knowing their pronunciation.o A practical supplement covers correspondence in Chinese and English, including sample letters, emails and CVs. 3-е издание.
The 2nd edition of the Collins COBUILD American Basic Dictionary is the ideal dictionary for elementary-level learners of American English. Up-to-date, easy-to-use and fully illustrated, the dictionary is particularly suitable for students who are studying at English-medium schools.The Collins COBUILD American Basic Dictionary covers all the essential words and phrases that students at this level need to master. The full-sentence definitions are written using simple language and the examples, taken from the 4.5-billion-word Collins Corpus, show learners how English is really used.It also includes a wide range of curriculum terms for students whose first language is not English, but who are studying other subjects at school through the medium of English.Packed full of engaging vocabulary-building features, the dictionary encourages students to learn new words and improve their fluency. The features help learners to explore the language for themselves, giving them the tools they need to decode new words and texts and to become confident learners and speakers of English.‘Spelling Partners’ show students words that are spelt the same but have different meanings; ‘Sound Partners’ show students words that sound alike but have different meanings. ‘Word World’ and ‘Picture Dictionary’ features illustrate topic-specific vocabulary and ‘Word Partners’ highlight common collocations (words that frequently appear together). Finally, ‘Word Builders’ and ‘Usage’ notes teach students how words are formed, what they mean and how to use words in the correct contexts.With hundreds of images illustrating key terms, the Collins COBUILD American Basic Dictionary is the ideal reference tool for elementary learners of American English.
Collins Pocket Business English Dictionary is the ideal reference for anybody who uses English for business. This handy, pocket-sized dictionary contains all the words and phrases you need to succeed in today's business world and to communicate with confidence in every situation. This dictionary contains up-to-date information on all the words and phrases used in international business, in both American and British English. As well as key business terms, the dictionary also contains a number of general English terms, which will enable users to communicate in all situations, whether in a business meeting or socializing with colleagues. This means that this is the only dictionary they need to carry with them. Definitions are written using simple language and are easy to understand. Examples, showing how words are used in business situations, are taken from the Collins Business Corpus. Collocations boxes show users how to build natural-sounding sentences in English. The dictionary also contains a supplement on useful phrases for business, which will ensure that users have all the language they need to communicate confidently in meetings, when negotiating and when socializing with their colleagues.
An ideal introduction to A to Z dictionaries for children aged 4 and above. The definitions use simple, full sentences that reflect the child's experience of the world, and the colourful illustrations help to make learning easy, memorable and fun. Collins First Dictionary offers help to children in learning the alphabet, English spelling, and the basic meanings of everyday words. With the alphabet at the edge of every page, and each letter a different colour, it is easy for children to learn how to recognise different letters, look up words and find out how to spell them. The illustrations make the dictionary look fun and appealing, making it easier for children to understand what words mean, while example sentences show how the words can be used. The simple grammatical labels provided introduce children to different types of English words. Simple, fun and easy-to-use, this is the perfect for any child's first school dictionary.
For children aged 7 and over, this clear, easy-to-use dictionary contains full sentence definitions, child-friendly example sentences and parts of speech (noun, adjective etc) as well as colour headwords, an A-Z index on every page and homework help with the Collins Word Wizard. - Colour headwords and the alphabet on every page make it easy to find the right word - Words are clearly defined and used in a full sentence to increase understanding of the word - Collins Word Wizard includes useful word lists, brainteaser quizzes and help with spelling, grammar and writing to improve language skills.
Collins Maths Dictionary is a clear practical dictionary which can help you understand the meanings of over 375 Maths words. Find it fast Colour headwords, an A-Z on every page and a full index make it easy to find the right Maths word Get it right Clear accessible explanations increase your understanding Feel confident Illustrations and diagrams give extra clarity and information Do more Extra material include help yourself activities and tests for even more support
Features include: - All the latest words in both languages, such as downloadable, Wi-Fi, carbon footprint, podcast - User-friendly business language supplement - Useful tables of nouns, verbs, pronouns and numerals - New clear layout - Helpful examples and cultural notes - Special treatment of difficult words The Collins Gem Russian Dictionary has been designed to give travellers, students, business people and the general user alike all the information they need in a handy, take-anywhere format. Includes all the latest words reflecting changes in modern lifestyle, as well as all the features you would expect from a Collins dictionary: an easy-to-read layout, special treatment of difficult words such as can, that, of, some, and notes about life in Russia. Also in this dictionary is a handy business language supplement, ensuring you have all the up-to-date business vocabulary you need at your fingertips. Also available in the Collins Russian dictionary range are Collins Pocket Russian Dictionary and Collins Russian Dictionary. 4th Edition.
Fully revised and updated, this latest edition from Collins' bestselling Gem Dictionary range is the perfect choice for anyone needing a portable up-to-the-minute Russian dictionary. Features include: - All the latest words in both languages, such as downloadable, Wi-Fi, carbon footprint, podcast - User-friendly business language supplement - Useful tables of nouns, verbs, pronouns and numerals
For children aged 6 and over, this best-selling illustrated dictionary contains full sentence definitions and child-friendly example sentences, along with beautiful colourful illustrations and photographs, colour headwords and an A-Z on every page. Collins Junior Illustrated Dictionary has been especially written to support the needs of children aged 6 to 8. It introduces key dictionary features such as parts of speech (noun, verb, adjective or adverb) and other forms of a word, for example plurals or past tense of a verb. The clear and spacious layout, guide words at the top of each page plus the A-Z 'tab' index on each page ensure that the dictionary is child-friendly. Bright, colourful illustrations and photographs support language learning and make it fun. Full sentence definitions and example sentences show the headword used in a context familiar to children. The Collins Word Wizard supplement gives extra help with vocabulary through illustrated word topic pages, and support for writing including grammar, punctuation and spelling tips. 2-е издание.
The Oxford Mini School German Dictionary is the perfect bilingual dictionary for pupils learning German. The two sides of the dictionary are clearly divided into German-English and English-German, with an essential verb table list in the centre with essential English translations for the different tenses. The headwords are carefully selected to suit beginners, and particular attention is given to computing, word-processing, and ICT terms. In line with curriculum requirements, there is a special section dedicated to vocabulary and phrases on German life and culture. The simple layout, the alphabet down the side of each page, and the clear print will help pupils navigate around the dictionary and take them straight to the translation they are looking for. This dictionary comes in a handy mini-size format with a new eco-friendly binding, perfect for school bags and for taking on holiday. For downloadable fun activities in German, go online to the www.oxforddictinaries.com website.
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