NTC s American English Learner s Dictionary

Here's something new and exciting from NTC, the leading publisher of books for students of English as a second language.

Author: Richard A. Spears

Publisher: Ntc Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780658001314

Category: Reference

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Here's something new and exciting from NTC, the leading publisher of books for students of English as a second language. Electronic dictionaries on CD-ROM make it easy to look up a word or phrase instantly and have access to thousands of typical American English example sentences. The student can store selected entries in his or her personal electronic notebook. Conduct faster, easier research with eDictionaries on CD-ROM -- Open and search any number of dictionaries at once -- Internet link provides updates and additional entries -- Free on-line site for purchasing additional reference materials -- Each eDictionary also includes two bonus dictionaries: NTC's Dictionary of Acronyms and Abbreviations and NTC's Dictionary of Proverbs and Cliches

NTC s Dictionary of Everyday American English Expressions

With more than 7,000 up-to-date phrases, this dictionary covers situations from talking to a doctor to ordering a meal, and helps learners communicate personal feelings, and make small talk.

Author: Richard Spears

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071783547

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 415

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With more than 7,000 up-to-date phrases, this dictionary covers situations from talking to a doctor to ordering a meal, and helps learners communicate personal feelings, and make small talk.



NTC s American English Learner s Dictionary

This simplified dictionary of American English, containing over 22,000 words, phrases, and idioms, is an essential reference for English learners at all levels.

Author: Richard A. Spears

Publisher: Turtleback Books

ISBN: 9781417724697

Category: Foreign Language Study

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This up-to-date reference for American English is an indispensable learning tool that will build and strengthen the developing vocabularies - and vocabulary-building skills - of learners at all levels. It is presented in a clear, uncomplicated format with a minimum of codes, abbreviations, and special symbols. Using this dictionary will improve your speaking, writing, and understanding of English: at least two example sentences are given with each definition, so you can see words used properly and effectively in real-life situations; to ensure comprehension, virtually every word used in the definitions is defined within the dictionary; common American idioms are defined and given sample sentences, so you will learn these important English expressions; the Idioms and Phrases Index makes these expressions easy to find in the body of the dictionary.

NTC s Super Mini English Dictionary

This dictionary may be small in stature, but it will be a big help to you if you are learning English. NTC's Super-Mini English Dictionary contains a comprehensive word list yet is compact enough to fit in your pocket.

Author: Richard A. Spears

Publisher: Contemporary Books

ISBN: 9780071387484

Category: Reference

Page: 601

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Derived primarily from NTC's Pocket Dictionary of Words and Phrases, this is a miniature-sized monolingual dictionary designed for learners seeking to improve their understanding of the English language. It provides 16,000 senses of over 7500 of the most common and basic words used in English. This small dictionary should help readers with spelling, pronunciation, parts of speech, meaning, and irregular forms. It defines words using the smallest possible vocabulary. In many cases, more than one definition is given, so the learner has additional help in figuring out the meaning of a word.

NTC s Compact English Dictionary

Presents over 6,000 entries with pronunciation, part of speech, definition, comments, and a sample sentence, and includes special guides to spelling rules and pronunciation.

Author: Richard A. Spears

Publisher: Ntc Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780844201078

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 612

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Presents over 6,000 entries with pronunciation, part of speech, definition, comments, and a sample sentence, and includes special guides to spelling rules and pronunciation.

English monolingual learners dictionaries

Spears, Richard A. 1989. NTC's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial
Expressions. Lincolnwood, IL: National Textbook. Stavropoulos, D. N. , and A. S.
Hornby. 1988. Oxford English– Greek Learner's Dictionary. Oxford: Oxford UP.

Author: John D. Battenburg

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

ISBN: 3111340627

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 177

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Lexicographica. Series Maior features monographs and edited volumes on the topics of lexicography and meta-lexicography. Works from the broader domain of lexicology are also included, provided they strengthen the theoretical, methodological and empirical basis of lexicography and meta-lexicography. The almost 150 books published in the series since its founding in 1984 clearly reflect the main themes and developments of the field. The publications focus on aspects of lexicography such as micro- and macrostructure, typology, history of the discipline, and application-oriented lexicographical documentation.

Library Journal

... in ESL Reference Ideal for Intermediate and advanced non native speakers
NTC'S AMERICAN ENGLISH LEARNER'S DICTIONARY Improve Your American
English Accent Charisie Childs THE ESSENTIAL VOCABULARY OF AMERICAN
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Includes, beginning Sept. 15, 1954 (and on the 15th of each month, Sept.-May) a special section: School library journal, ISSN 0000-0035, (called Junior libraries, 1954-May 1961). Also issued separately.

Lexicography in the Borderland Between Knowledge and Non knowledge

NTC'S AMERICAN LEARNER'S DICTIONARY = NTC's American English
Learner's Dictionary. The Essential Vocabulary of American Language and
Culture. Chicago: NTC Publishing House 1998. NUDANSK ORDBOG = Nudansk
ordbog.

Author: Sven Tarp

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

ISBN: 3484391340

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 308

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Biographical note: Sven Tarp, Center for Lexicography, Aarhus School of Business, University of Aarhus, Denmark.

A Survey of Modern English

Longman Dictionary of American English (1997), 2nd edn, edited by D. Summers
and A. Gadsby, White Plains, NY: ... NTC's American English Learner's Dictionary
: The Essential Vocabulary of American Language and Culture (1998), edited ...

Author: Stephan Gramley

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 0415300355

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 397

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This comprehensive and systematic review of modern English presents a description of both the linguistic structure of present-day English and its geographical, social, gender and ethnic variations.

Reference and Information Services

For easy online access, the dictionary can also be freely added as a searchable
site in browser toolbars (http://www.macmillandictionary.com/). NTC's American
English Learner's Dictionary selects 22,000 basic words that are defined and ...

Author: Kay Ann Cassell

Publisher: American Library Association

ISBN: 1555708595

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 510

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Search skills of today bear little resemblance to searches through print publications. Reference service has become much more complex than in the past, and is in a constant state of flux. Learning the skill sets of a worthy reference librarian can be challenging, unending, rewarding, and-- yes, fun.

NTC s Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions

Now available in softbound, the revised and updated third edition of this comprehensive slang dictionary has more than 800 new expressions.

Author: Richard A. Spears

Publisher: Ntc Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780844204628

Category: Reference

Page: 560

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Now available in softbound, the revised and updated third edition of this comprehensive slang dictionary has more than 800 new expressions. Realistic example sentences--provided for each sense of every entry--show how expressions are used in current, everyday American English. Pronunciations and cautionary notes are provided as needed, and a Phrase-Finder Index helps users locate entries quickly.

NTC s English Idioms Dictionary

Provides more than 11,000 examples of usage for 5,500 high-frequency English idioms. Entries are mainly standard British English but also include slang and informal expressions.

Author: Richard Spears

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9780844254791

Category: Reference

Page: 471

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Provides more than 11,000 examples of usage for 5,500 high-frequency English idioms. Entries are mainly standard British English but also include slang and informal expressions.

NTC s Pocket Dictionary of Words and Phrases

The small but very concise NTC's Pocket Dictionary of Words and Phrases offers 6,000 basic and common English words plus 6,000 basic and common English idioms and phrases.

Author: Richard A. Spears

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071434054

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 752

View: 928

The small but very concise NTC's Pocket Dictionary of Words and Phrases offers 6,000 basic and common English words plus 6,000 basic and common English idioms and phrases. You will find this portable title essential in the classroom, at home, or traveling, when you need help to recall word and phrase meanings.

NTC s Super Mini American Slang Dictionary

NTC's Super-Mini American Slang Dictionary is essential for all who want to master the most basic and essential slang expressions used in American English today.

Author: Richard A. Spears

Publisher: Ntc Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780844209173

Category: Reference

Page: 233

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This up-to-date dictionary presents 1,700 entries including colorful words and phrases from television and movies, as well as the streets and campuses. Each entry has two examples.

NTC s Super Mini British Slang Dictionary

Learning everyday expressions is now more convenient for non-native speakers of English thanks to these pocket-size dictionaries.

Author: Richard Spears

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

ISBN: 9780844201115

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 192

View: 493

Learning everyday expressions is now more convenient for non-native speakers of English thanks to these pocket-size dictionaries. Each is a compact, yet complete and up-to-date, reprint of one of NTC's top-selling ESL titles.This includes rhyming slang (bees and honey for "money"), back slang (eefink for "knife"), and everyday slang expressions such as bangers and mash for "sausages and mashed potatoes", plus nearly 2,000 other uniquely British expressions, with definitions and example sentences provided for each.

NTC s Super Mini Common American Phrases

Learning everyday expressions is now more convenient for non-native speakers of English thanks to these pocket-size dictionaries. Each is a compact, yet complete and up-to-date, reprint of one of NTC's top-selling ESL titles.

Author: Richard A. Spears

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9780844204581

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 288

View: 518

Learning everyday expressions is now more convenient for non-native speakers of English thanks to these pocket-size dictionaries. Each is a compact, yet complete and up-to-date, reprint of one of NTC's top-selling ESL titles.

The Best Books for Academic Libraries Language and literature

PE1625.092 1993 Oxford English dictionary . edited by John Simpson and
Edmund Weiner . ... PE1628.55825 1998 NTC's American English learner's
dictionary : the essential vocabulary of American language and culture / editor -
in - chief ...

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Publisher: Best Books

ISBN: 9780722200131

Category: Reference

Page: 1107

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Books recommended for undergraduate and college libraries listed by Library of Congress Classification Numbers.

NTC s Thematic Dictionary of American Slang

This "thesaurus of slang" contains more than 9,000 expressions.

Author: Richard A. Spears

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071434100

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 560

View: 632

This "thesaurus of slang" contains more than 9,000 expressions. Entries are illustrated by at least two English sentences each and are organized by topic, which makes finding the right expression quick and easy. Includes an alphabetical index.