Practical English Usage Online (1 year's access)

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Practical English Usage Online (1 year's access)

Format: Online Resource

Fully revised and updated, and now available online.

  • ISBN: 978-0-19-420251-0
  • Price: USD 13.80 + Sales Tax
  • Licence Length: 12 months

Practical English Usage (PEU) answers the questions that teachers and learners ask about English grammar and vocabulary with clear, corpus-informed explanations and examples. Practical English Usage (in print format) has sold over 2 million copies worldwide. The revised and updated fourth edition is now available online.

Educational discount pricing

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Key features

  • Use the URL to visit the PEU home page
  • Purchase an online access code to gain full access to PEU for one year
  • Redeem your code to access 600+ entries covering relevant and updated grammar and vocabulary issues
  • Easily search for any explanation in PEU using the search box on every page
  • Browse the full PEU contents using the Contents Overview
  • Move easily through PEU entries using the "Previous" and "Next" buttons, or by following the many cross-references within entries
  • Find out what you know and what you don't know with 87 interactive Diagnostic Tests, including links to the relevant sections of PEU.
  • Use PEU on any device - on your PC, tablet, or mobile phone


PEU's 600+ entries provide answers to the questions that learners typically ask, for example:
  • use of tenses
  • the truth about conditionals
  • article problems
  • singular they
  • get as a passive auxiliary
  • bring or take?
  • can, could, may or might?
  • classic or classical?
  • the language of emails
  • rules for word formation and spelling

  • the grammar of speech and formal writing
  • British-American differences
  • questions of style and idiom
  • changes in English
  • politeness
  • avoiding offensive language
  • a survey of high-priority vocabulary areas
  • a guide to over 250 common vocabulary problems
  • lists of learners' most common mistakes


Practical English Usage online is part of the Oxford Learner's Dictionaries website. Usage is subject to the Oxford Learner's Dictionaries terms and conditions.

Codes must be activated on or before 31/12/2022.

Access will last for 1 year from activation.

The licence includes access to storage space of 250MB.

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