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Collins Cobuild Advanced Learner's Dictionary [Ninth Edition] : Collins COBUILD Dictionaries for Learners - Collins-Cobuild

Collins Cobuild Advanced Learner's Dictionary [Ninth Edition]

Collins COBUILD Dictionaries for Learners

Paperback Published: 9th May 2018
ISBN: 9780008253219
Number Of Pages: 1904

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The 9th edition of the Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner’s Dictionary has been revised and updated to include detailed coverage of today’s English in a clear, attractive format.

Ideal for upper intermediate and advanced learners of English, this dictionary covers all the words, phrases and idioms that students need to master in order to speak and write
effective English. Thousands of updated examples taken from the 4.5- billion word Collins Corpus, show learners how the words are used in authentic contexts. The dictionary offers extensive help with grammar through the inclusion of grammar patterns at examples, plus a new supplement to help with academic and business grammar.

Additional information is provided throughout to help learners improve their knowledge of collocation, etymology and synonymy. Informative and relevant vocabulary panels show
how words are used in a range of everyday contexts.

In addition, this dictionary offers learners guidance on how to communicate effectively in English. The Language in Use supplement provides a wealth of invaluable information on how to write and speak English for different purposes using the appropriate language, style, and tone. Resources and activities to help learners make the most of the dictionary are available for free online.

The Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner’s Dictionary provides invaluable and detailed guidance on the English language, and is the complete reference tool for learners of English.

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No more guessing games or relying on teacher intuition. Working from a regularly updated corpus of over 4.5 billion words taken from authentic sources, Collins COBUILD products provide learner-friendly resources on how words are really used. (Dr Wayne Trotman, Teacher-Trainer, Izmir Katip Celebi University, Turkey)

Acknowledgements - iv
About COBUILD dictionaries - v
Guide to dictionary entries - vi
Guide to dictionary features - viii
Introduction - xi
Definitions - xii
List of grammatical notations - xvi
Explanation of grammatical terms - xvii
Pronunciation - xxv
Irregular verbs - xxviii

Dictionary A-Z - 1
Writing style guide - 1760
Special information - 1775
Language in use - 1779
General grammar guide - 1801
Business English grammar - 1819
Academic English grammar - 1829
Glossary of grammatical terms - 1844
Frequent words - 1853
Academic Word list - 1865
Credits - 1869

ISBN: 9780008253219
ISBN-10: 0008253218
Series: Collins COBUILD Dictionaries for Learners
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 1904
Published: 9th May 2018
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.7 x 16.5  x 5.8
Weight (kg): 2.11
Edition Number: 9
Edition Type: Revised

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