Oxford Primary Dictionary for Eastern Africa

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Oxford Primary Dictionary for Eastern Africa

Covers the syllabus vocabulary for primary schools in Eastern and Central Africa

Third Edition

Format: Paperback

This dictionary covers the syllabus vocabulary for primary schools in Eastern and Central Africa, giving students in Years 4-8 all the words and phrases they need to excel in their lessons and exams. Definitions are written in simple English using the Oxford 2000 - the most useful and important words to learn.

  • ISBN: 978-0-19-442095-2
  • Страници 432
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Формат 216x138 mm

The Oxford Primary Dictionary for Eastern Africa includes over 17,500 words and phrases, 600 illustrations to bring language to life, and 23 study pages covering important topics, from writing emails, to revising punctuation rules and irregular verb forms. Illustrations and example sentences reflect life in Eastern and Central Africa, and the most important East African words are included.

Описание

  • Covers the syllabus vocabulary for primary schools in Eastern and Central Africa
  • 17,500+ words and phrases
  • Includes the most important East African English words
  • Illustrations and example sentences reflect life in Eastern and Central Africa
  • Definitions are written in simple English using the Oxford 2000 - the most useful and important words to learn
  • Oxford 2000 headwords are clearly marked with a key symbol
  • 23 special pages help students study and prepare for exams

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This dictionary covers the syllabus vocabulary for primary schools in Eastern and Central Africa, giving students in Years 4-8 all the words and phrases they need to excel in their lessons and exams. It includes over 17,500 words and phrases, 600 illustrations to bring the language to life, and 23 study pages which cover important topics, from writing emails, to revising punctuation rules and irregular verb forms.

For today's students in Eastern and Central Africa
Take a look inside and you'll see the illustrations and example sentences reflect life in Eastern and Central Africa. The dictionary includes the most useful and important East African English words, as well as new vocabulary relevant to students' lives today, such as app, climate change and hip hop.

Specifically for younger learners
Younger, first-time dictionary users have different needs from adults, and the Oxford Primary Dictionary for Eastern Africa is designed with this in mind. Definitions are written in simple English using the Oxford 2000 - the most useful and important words to learn. 600 illustrations engage children, helping them to remember words, and example sentences cover familiar topics such as home, school, play and family. The 'Guide to the dictionary' section includes clearly signposted diagrams of dictionary entries followed by a quiz, helping first-time dictionary users to find, understand and use words, as well as build their vocabulary.

Develops students' written and spoken English
Once you've learnt a new piece of vocabulary, how do you know you're using it correctly? How is it different from similar words? How do you say it out loud? 11,700 example sentences show how to use words in the right context, and 1000 note boxes offer help with spelling, pronunciation, word building, grammar and natural speech. Oxford 2000 headwords are marked with a key symbol, to help students, teachers and parents identify the most useful and important words to learn.

23 richly-illustrated study pages
This section helps children to study for class and prepare for exams. It covers important topics such as prepositions, adjectives and numbers, and provides a quick-reference guide to punctuation rules and irregular verb forms. If students need to brush up on their writing skills, there is help on filling in forms, writing emails, and letters. The new section on sayings and proverbs offers an introduction to some of the more well-known sayings in the English language.