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The Australian Middle Years Dictionary : Australian Dictionaries/Thesauruses/Reference - Sarah Ogilvie

The Australian Middle Years Dictionary

Australian Dictionaries/Thesauruses/Reference

By: Sarah Ogilvie (Editor)


Published: 1st July 2007
For Ages: 8 - 10 years old
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Australia's most comprehensive Middle Primary dictionary, covering all the latest words students need to know, and featuring a special study section.


  • Special Study Pages in the centre of the dictionary contain fun information about words and grammar, a map of Australia showing the Aboriginal languages that have given us some of our words, and a table of handy hints for spelling.
  • Over 25,000 bold, blue headwords with simple and concise definitions
  • Example sentences to show words in context
  • Pronunciation guide given for difficult or unusual words
About the Author

Sarah Ogilvie is Lecturer in Linguistics at Stanford University. She worked for many years as an editor on the Oxford English Dictionary in England and holds a doctorate in Linguistics from the University of Oxford. She is former Director of the Australian National Dictionary Centre, Reader in Linguistics at the Australian National University, and former Chief Editor of Oxford Dictionaries, Australia. Prior to that she was Alice Tong Sze Research Fellow at Lucy Cavendish College, Cambridge University.

ISBN: 9780195551877
ISBN-10: 0195551877
Series: Australian Dictionaries/Thesauruses/Reference
Audience: Primary / High School
For Ages: 8 - 10 years old
For Grades: 3 - 4
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 629
Published: 1st July 2007
Publisher: Oxford University Press Australia
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 22.500 x 15.200  x 3.000
Weight (kg): 0.8