The Oxford English Thesaurus for Schools is easy to use with its accessible layout, making it the perfect language resource for school work and studying at home. Fully updated, it delivers a wide vocabulary with excellent coverage of curriculum words, for example cell and fraction, as well new words on topics such as technology, health and the environment. It also provides context with age-appropriate example sentences, from the best children's books and teenage fiction, to show students how to use language most effectively. It is powered by the Oxford Children's Corpus, a unique electronic database of millions of words written by and for children, which means that the vocabulary is presented in a way that is both accessible and stretching. It gives hands-on support to young writers, with a unique toolkit on writing skills, including word webs, special synonyms, overused words panels, writing tips panels, and usage notes. It also includes a new section on creative writing drawing on the 500 words to support students with their own writing. This is the ideal resource to use when preparing for the Spoken Language Study and the English Language objectives of the GCSE specifications for KS3-4, and where permitted, is ideal for taking in to Controlled Assessments, along with the companion Oxford English Dictionary for Schools. Free downloadable learning resources, word games, puzzles, and much more are available for additional online support at www.oxforddictionaries.com/schools
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