Offers a dictionary text, plus a Factfinder centre section giving information on people, places, and events, as well as thematic lists of facts. This dictionary covers the words you need for everyday use, and is useful for puzzle and crossword-solving. It is ideal for reference at home, at school, or in the office.
Set in Ancient Rome, this play remains a gripping psychological study of the relationship between personality and politics. The introduction to the text of the play considers Shakespeare's adaptation of his historical material ("Plutarch's Lives").
This is a revised edition of the Compact Oxford English Dictionary of Current English, which gives excellent coverage of essential vocabulary. This revised edition includes a wide selection of new words and phrases, together with all the latest vocabulary, and extra advice on how to improve your writing.
A compact, intermediate-level dictionary covering over 90,000 words and phrases, and 120,000 translations ideal for the home, office, or school.
English Literature: A Very Short Introduction discusses why literature matters, how narrative works, and what is distinctly English about English literature. Jonathan Bate considers how we determine the content of the field, and looks at the three major kinds of imaginative literature - English poetry, English drama and The English novel.
This new dictionary offers up-to-date coverage of essential German and English, and extra help with German and English verbs and pronunciation, all in a compact and affordable format.
Provides an easy-to-use source of over 150,000 alternative and opposite words to improve your wordpower and communication skills, and make your English more interesting and original. There is guidance on usage and cross-referencing to further synonyms, as well as a "Lexicon of Hard Words".
A compact, portable mini dictionary with over 45,000 words, phrases, and translations. New edition includes a phrasefinder, also available as mp3 download. Ultra-clear layout helps you find the translation you need quickly. Thousands of example phrases plus guide to Chinese characters make this ideal for English speakers learning Mandarin Chinese.
Features a centre section giving practical advice on writing good English, a two-colour text design, several example sentences, and usage notes, as well as coverage of modern English.
This is a new and fully revised edition of the world's best-selling, most practical pocket English dictionary, with a new, open text design to make it even more user friendly. This title replaces ISBN 0-19-860571-4.
Includes encyclopaedic information, and appendices covering topics such as countries, heads of state, and chemical elements. This book contains an extra offering for UK and selected markets, in the form of a free booklet, "Curious Words and Quirky Expressions", containing lists of intriguing vocabulary selected from "Oxford Dictionaries".
Provides an intermediate-level dictionary covering over 90,000 words and phrases, and 120,000 translations, including words in each language. This book also contains supplements on grammar, correspondence, including a section on text messaging, and lifestyle and culture information.
Claire Bretecher's cartoons illustrate how to speak French as the French do. Although this work has been designed as a supplementary text for classroom use, it should also prove useful to the general reader looking for entertaining way to expand their knowledge of colloquial French.
Claire Bretecher's funny, true-to-life cartoons illustrate how to speak German as it is really spoken. This work offers both the student and the general reader an entertaining way to expand their knowledge of colloquial German.
The Oxford Chinese Mini-dictionary is a portable reference for anyone, studying, or working in Chinese as it is used today. With thousands of words, phrases, and translations, this should prove a useful reference for student, traveller, and the general user.
Offers the accurate coverage of essential vocabulary for all your writing needs. This title provides 140,000 alternative and opposite words, and gives the closest and most frequently used synonyms first, making it quick and easy to use. It is suitable for those who want to increase their vocabulary or improve their writing skills.
This dictionary contains over 100,000 words, phrases, and translations. Frequently-used words are provided with a special layout and warning symbols are given to slang and infomal expressions so they are easily identifiable. It also includes a pronunciation guide and a table of irregular verbs.