Oxford Learner's Thesaurus

Oxford Learner's Thesaurus

A Dictionary of Synonyms

Book - 2008
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A learner's thesaurus of over 15,000 words and expressions from written and spoken British and American English with CD-ROM. The learner's thesaurus helps students distinguish between similar words and use them correctly. The 2,000 entries:- include between three and ten near synonyms, showing the differences between them in terms of meaning, grammar, register, collocations, and frequency;- help students understand the differences between familiar words, such as easy and simple, while learning expressions they may not know, such as effortless, painless, and smooth sailing;- provide over 4,000 notes to enable students to distinguish between very close synonyms, choose the best word for the context, and use it correctly; and - include over 2,000 opposites.The Oxford Learner's Thesaurus also includes:- 16 study pages, focusing on specific topics with exam-style exercises;- 8-page trainer on making the best use of the Thesaurus; and- a CD-ROM of the complete Oxford Learner's Thesaurus A-Z pages and indexes, and over 200 practice exercises.
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, c2008
ISBN: 9780194752008
Branch Call Number: 423.12 OXF 2008
Characteristics: xvi, 1008 p. : ill. + 1 CD-ROM
Alternative Title: New Oxford learner's thesaurus


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Sep 30, 2017

This is a very helpful reference book for choosing the right word for the right occasion.

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