Oxford Learners Dictionary Of Academic English

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Oxford Learner S Dictionary Of Academic English

Author : Diana Lea
ISBN : 0194333485
Genre : Academic language
File Size : 46.45 MB
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This title presents an in-depth treatment of over 22,000 words, phrases and meanings. Informed by the 85-million-word Oxford Corpus of academic English, which includes a broad range of textbooks and academic journals from 26 different disciplines within the subject areas of humanities, social sciences, life sciences and physical sciences. Corpus-based examples show words in genuine academic contexts and help students use words correctly.
Category: Academic language

Oxford Advanced Learners Dictionary 9e Hardback Dvd Rom With Online Access Pa

Author : Albert Sydney Hornby
ISBN : 019479878X
Genre : English language
File Size : 83.30 MB
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Say it with OxfordThe Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary is the ultimate speaking and writing tool for developing the skills you need for passing exams and communicating in English. It's trusted by learners and teachers of English around the world for its clear explanations and example sentences.Language level: Upper-intermediate to advanced (B2-C2)Age range: Young teen to adultDVD-ROM includes: * Full A-Z dictionary including 900 new words* British and American English audio* New iSpeaker to help student's with pronunciation, and prepare them for speaking exams and oral presentations* iWriter shows student's how to plan, write and review your own writing tasks* Topic wordlists* Teacher resources - downloadable videos, lesson plans and activities for use in class Online access code includes:* New iSpeaker to help student's with pronunciation, and prepare them for speaking exams and oral presentations* iWriter shows student's how to plan, write and review your own writing tasks* My Wordlists - create lists of the words you want to learn* Teacher resources - downloadable videos, lesson plans and activities for use in class
Category: English language

Oxford Advanced Learner S Dictionary Of Current English

Author : Albert Sydney Hornby
ISBN : 0194799026
Genre : English language
File Size : 60.84 MB
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The Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary gives more help and more support than any other dictionary at this level. It focuses on learners' need to understand and use words correctly, and to develop their core language skills. The 8th edition features a new interactive Oxford iWriter and a new 32-page Oxford Writing Tutor, specifically designed to improve writing skills. NEW Oxford iWriter and Oxford Writing Tutor: Teachers and students around the world have told us how difficult itis to write well in English. Now students can learn how to structure their essays, how to write different types of essays and presentations, and how to write formal English.
Category: English language

English For Academic Purposes

Author : Paul Thompson
ISBN : 9781443883993
Genre : Foreign Language Study
File Size : 64.29 MB
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The analysis of academic genres and the use of corpus resources, methods and analytical tools are now central to a great deal of research into English for Academic Purposes (EAP). Both genre analysis and corpus investigations have revealed the patterning of academic texts, at the levels of lexicogrammar and discourse, and have led to richer understandings of the variations in such patterning between genres and between disciplines. The thirteen contributions included in this volume address issues in academic discourse studies from a range of perspectives: namely, corpus-based research into EAP at the lexicogrammatical and genre levels (Section 1); intercultural EAP research (Section 2); English as a Lingua Franca in academic communication (Section 3); and the relationships between corpus, genre and pedagogy in EAP, with an emphasis on implications and applications (Section 4). The collection is aimed primarily at teachers, students and researchers of EAP and applied corpus linguistics, but will also interest applied linguists in general. The emphasis of the contributions varies from studies with predominantly linguistic orientations to those focussing on practical applications.
Category: Foreign Language Study

The Routledge Handbook Of English Language And Digital Humanities

Author : Svenja Adolphs
ISBN : 9781000049725
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 72.71 MB
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The Routledge Handbook of English Language and Digital Humanities serves as a reference point for key developments related to the ways in which the digital turn has shaped the study of the English language and of how the resulting methodological approaches have permeated other disciplines. It draws on modern linguistics and discourse analysis for its analytical methods and applies these approaches to the exploration and theorisation of issues within the humanities. Divided into three sections, this handbook covers: sources and corpora; analytical approaches; English language at the interface with other areas of research in the digital humanities. In covering these areas, more traditional approaches and methodologies in the humanities are recast and research challenges are re-framed through the lens of the digital. The essays in this volume highlight the opportunities for new questions to be asked and long-standing questions to be reconsidered when drawing on the digital in humanities research. This is a ground-breaking collection of essays offering incisive and essential reading for anyone with an interest in the English language and digital humanities.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Approaches To Specialized Genres

Author : Kathy Ling LIN
ISBN : 9780429620904
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 85.65 MB
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Approaches to Specialized Genres provides a timely update of the field of genre studies, with 14 cutting-edge contributions split into five sections using and integrating an exceptionally wide variety of methods and perspectives (such as ESP genre research, corpus linguistics, systemic functional linguistics, ethnographic and multimodal research) to analyse genres in written, spoken, visual and auditory modes across a multiplicity of pedagogic, professional and digital settings. It highlights and illustrates the growing trend of a multiperspective and inter-theoretic approach to genre studies and demonstrates how such methodological rigour can extend our knowledge of language, in general, and genres, in particular. It also examines a rich variety of underexplored genres such as the digital genre of synchronous videoconferencing, instructional slides, video ads, engineers’ training log book entries, the narrative story genres, fundraising letters and retraction notices. It demonstrates not only the prominent value of genre research, but wide applications of genre knowledge in various educational and professional domains. The book brings together experts spreading across the world, including countries in South-East Asia, Europe, America, West Africa and South America. Accordingly, it will appeal to readers of diversified socio-cultural backgrounds working in all the aforementioned inter-related fields of applied linguistics and communication studies.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

The Palgrave Handbook Of Applied Linguistics Research Methodology

Author : Aek Phakiti
ISBN : 9781137599001
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 47.45 MB
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This Handbook provides a comprehensive treatment of basic and more advanced research methodologies in applied linguistics and offers a state-of-the-art review of methods particular to various domains within the field. Arranged thematically in 4 parts, across 41 chapters, it covers a range of research approaches, presents current perspectives, and addresses key issues in different research methods, such as designing and implementing research instruments and techniques, and analysing different types of applied linguistics data. Innovations, challenges and trends in applied linguistics research are examined throughout the Handbook. As such it offers an up-to-date and highly accessible entry point into both established and emerging approaches that will offer fresh possibilities and perspectives as well as thorough consideration of best practices. This wide-ranging volume will prove an invaluable resource to applied linguists at all levels, including scholars in related fields such as language learning and teaching, multilingualism, corpus linguistics, critical discourse analysis, discourse analysis and pragmatics, language assessment, language policy and planning, multimodal communication, and translation.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Oxford Advanced American Dictionary For Learners Of English

Author : Oxford University Press
ISBN : 0194399664
Genre : Foreign Language Study
File Size : 42.71 MB
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145,000 words, phrases, and meanings with 85,500 examples showing how words are used 3,000 keyword entries marked, showing the Oxford 3000TM - the most important words to know in English All words on the Academic Word List marked 64 Reference pages including a 26-page Oxford WritingTutor, information on punctuation, irregular verbs, geographical names, and more. 1,000+ colour illustrations make it easy to understand more difficult words. Note boxes with extra help throughout the dictionary - thesaurus, topic collocations, Academic Word List collocations, word families The Oxford iWriter on the CD-ROM shows students how to plan, write and check their written work, and also includes the full A-Z dictionary, spoken words, 'record your own voice' facility, Topic Dictionary and searchable Picture Dictionary, plus a pop-up Genie that looks up words when you are working in Word, in e-mails or on the Internet.
Category: Foreign Language Study

Oxford Learner S Pocket Dictionary

Author : Oxford University Press,
ISBN : 0194315894
Genre : Reference
File Size : 45.68 MB
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You can keep your Pocket with you all the time - when you're reading a newspaper, working online, or studying in English. You can: look up over 30000 British and American English words and phrases; understand the clear, concise definitions; learn new words - is it uncool to use Wap? How good are you at multitasking? Check over 8000 examples so you use words correctly: find help with grammar and irregular spellings.
Category: Reference

English Dictionaries For Foreign Learners

Author : Anthony Paul Cowie
ISBN : 0199250847
Genre : Foreign Language Study
File Size : 64.20 MB
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This is the first history of dictionaries of English for foreign learners, from their beginnings in Japan and East Asia in the 1920s to the present day. Anthony Cowie describes the evolution of the major titles, and their fight for dominance of what soon became an enormous market. He shows how developments in lexical and grammatical theory crucially affected the content and structure of ELT dictionaries.
Category: Foreign Language Study

Oxford Learner S Thesaurus

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ISBN : 019475202X
Genre : English language
File Size : 30.85 MB
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"Contains the Oxford learner's thesaurus, printable topic maps, exercices, study pages and thesaurus trainer"--Étiquette.
Category: English language

Oxford Advanced Learner S Dictionary

Author : Oxford University Press
ISBN : 0194314677
Genre :
File Size : 82.92 MB
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Now the world's leading dictionary for learners of English is available in a unique electronic version. Completely revised and updated, the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary Fifth Edition on CD-ROM offers advanced students a new and exciting way to learn English. * 63,000 references * 90,000 examples * 65,000 definitions * 11,600 idioms and phrasal verbs * 1700 words illustrated * 2000 new words and meanings This edition is based on the combined resources of the prestigious British National Corpus and Oxford's own acclaimed language research programme, giving students a more representative picture of the written and spoken English they need to communicate in today's world. System requirements: Windows MPC 486 with 8 Mb RAM. Windows 3.1 or higher. Sound Blaster audio card or compatible. Headphones or speakers. Microsoft mouse or compatible. MPC compatible CD-ROM drive. Microsoft CD-ROM extensions 2.2 or later. 256 colour 640 x SVGA display.
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Oxford Elementary Learner S Dictionary

Author : Donald Clifford Miller
ISBN : 0194316300
Genre : Foreign Language Study
File Size : 43.9 MB
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Includes a Persian translation of each meaning of each word and also of idioms and phrasal verbs at the foot of the page. Study pages provide reference material and activities - for example, Writing Letters and Emails, Telephoning, Times and dates. Illustrations help students understand more difficult words. Explanations are easy to understand, and use a 2,000-word defining vocabulary. A key symbol shows students the 2,000 most important words to know in English. 500 notes help learners build vocabulary and avoid making mistakes.
Category: Foreign Language Study

Oxford Learner S Pocket Dictionary

Author : Martin H. Manser
ISBN : 0194312828
Genre : English language
File Size : 88.47 MB
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A practical, useful little dictionary to carry around.
Category: English language

Oxford Learner S Wordfinder Dictionary

Author : Hugh Trappes-Lomax
ISBN : 0194313085
Genre : Foreign Language Study
File Size : 80.33 MB
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Allows the user to go from the known to the unknown, by grouping vocabulary around 640 keywords. Shows words related by meaning and use: synonyms, opposites, derivatives, the verbs to go with the nouns, etc. Gives all the words needed to talk about a particular subject: invaluable for preparing a talk, planning an essay or writing a letter. Provides Topic Areas which suggest a framework for systematic vocabulary expansion. Helps with structures and linguistic problem areas. An ideal resource for revision.
Category: Foreign Language Study