Secondary School English Language Books

  • CELS 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £2.99
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    Whether you're learning Spanish for a holiday, a business trip or for your GCSE exams, the Collins Easy Learning Spanish Dictionary will help you master the basics of the language!

    Covering everyday Spanish themes, the dictionary also highlights those key curriculum words that will help with exam preparation. There are clear and concise language notes that provide information on common grammatical errors and words some may find confusing, while the book also looks at key cultural differences.

    All presented in Collins' accessible style, the dictionary will help you have confidence when it comes to speaking Spanish!
  • CJU2 11 years +
    11 years +
    (1)
    • £10.99
    With a clear, colour layout to make it easy to navigate, the book is in two parts. The first part is a reference section of simple rules, tips, and examples to help students spell, punctuate, and write correctly in school, in exams, and at home. This divides into three sections - Spelling, Punctuation, and Grammar. The second part is an alphabetical word list of common tricky words, with inflections, but no meanings. This list highlights, using analysis from the Oxford Children's Corpus, words that are most frequently misspelt by this age group, to target and rectify these common mistakes. There are helpful tips to guide the user around the alphabetical list to the word they are looking for, and helpful notes at key words to aid correct spellings. It will be a valuable resource for preparation for students taking exams with increased focus on accurate spelling and grammar. It will be a user-friendly resource for pupils to correct their own spellings and improve their spelling techniques and grammar. The accessible format will also provide an invaluable quick guide for spelling, punctuation marks, and grammar rules for teachers and parents as well.
  • ALNGD 16 years +
    16 years +
    • £36.00
    • RRP £40.00
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    * The home of living English The largest single-volume English dictionary in print celebrates the extraordinary breadth and changing nature of world English, with more than 50,000 newly added entries, and now over 722,000 words, meanings and phrases. * Word lovers, word gamers, word geeks. At work, at home and at school. The dictionary draws on Collins extensive language databases and reintroduces many literary and rare words useful for crossword solvers and setters as well as Scrabble players, including words previously only found in the official Scrabble word list. Everyone will be drawn in by evolving definitions, new, rare and quirky words. Explore the ever-changing landscape of the English language with award-winning author Mark Forsyth's insights in which he casts an analytical eye over the latest fields and shifts in meaning that the dictionary reflects. * New words, new meanings, new uses Our lexicographers constantly track language change around the world. This along with suggestions from the public on the award-winning collinsdictionary.com, ensures Collins English Dictionary truly is the home of living language. * More placenames and biographical entries With over 8,500 placenames and 5,500 biographies you will encounter thousands of fascinating facts and figures at your fingertips. * Available in a format to suit you The Times said that "the Collins English Dictionary is a book to be treasured, no home should be without one". The 12th edition of the Collins English Dictionary is beautifully designed and printed, and despite the huge increase in words it is now lighter and easier to hold. Designed for day-to-day use, with a clear layout and virtual thumb tabs. It is available in flexible formats to suit every user - in print, as an ebook and an iOS app.
  • AIVNU 14 years +
    14 years +
    • £7.50
    This all-in-one book is ideal for helping students improve their spelling, punctuation and grammar - and pick up top marks for SP&G in their exams. Each section contains clear notes and worked examples that explain all the important rules, with plenty of tips on how to avoid common mistakes. There are also practice questions to test the key skills, plus exam-style practice on identifying and correcting mistakes (answers are included at the back). The book is rounded off with a section of advice for the exams and a useful glossary for reference.
  • AIVYN 14 years +
    14 years +
    • £4.95
    In GCSE English Literature, Geography, History and RS, 5% of the marks are now awarded for spelling, punctuation and grammar. This book is a clear and succinct guide to avoiding common SP&G mistakes, with plenty of useful advice for picking up as many marks as possible. There are also practice questions for each topic to test students' understanding of the important points.
  • AKEKD 11 years +
    11 years +
    • £11.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    This unique and innovative coursebook supports all learning styles so that every student can achieve the best results. Combining visual information, audio material and hands-on activities, it provides in-depth coverage of the KS3 programme of study in a style appropriate to you whether you are a visual, auditory or kinaesthetic learner. This innovative coursebook uses a blend of text, images and diagrams throughout to communicate all the essential information effectively for visual learners. Hands-on activities for every topic provide revision opportunities for Kinaesthetic learners. Free audio tracks talk auditory learners through all they key points. This three-pronged approach ensures all students learn what they need to by the end of KS3 and are well-prepared for their GCSE years.
  • AKCZQ 11 years +
    11 years +
    • £5.99
    This set of KS3 Practice Test Papers provide realistic test practice, featuring a wide range of questions styles that thoroughly test students' grasp of all the key concepts and skills covered in the KS3 Programme of Study. Test-style questions covering: * grammar and punctuation * reading skills * writing skills
  • AKEMG 11 years +
    11 years +
    • £7.89
    • RRP £7.99
    With clear and accessible explanations of all the KS3 content, this English guide provides concise revision notes, plus five practice opportunities for each topic. Based on research that proves repeated practice is more effective than repeated study, it is guaranteed to help achieve the best results. More practice than the market leader! Clear and concise revision notes, plus five practice opportunities for every topic: * quick tests to check understanding * end of topic practice questions * topic review questions later in book * mixed practice questions at end of book * free Q&A flash cards to download online More practice material than the market leader!
  • AKEJR 11 years +
    11 years +
    • £10.89
    • RRP £10.99
    Excellent value for money, this book contains all the content and questions from our KS3 revision guide, plus lots of extra practice. Based on research that proves repeated practice is more effective than repeated study, this book is guaranteed to help you achieve the best results. More practice material than the market leader! Clear and concise revision notes, plus seven practice opportunities for every topic: * quick tests to check understanding * end of topic practice questions * topic review questions later in book * mixed practice questions at end of book * free Q&A flash cards to download online * more topic by topic practice and mixed practice questions in the added workbook! More practice material than the market leader!
  • AKBLA 11 years +
    11 years +
    • £9.89
    • RRP £9.99
    This handy, engaging, and humorous guide tackles the important subject of word types. It looks at a variety of topics, such as parts of speech, tense, person, and agreement, and shows how understanding types of words allows the writers and speakers to give power to their communication.
  • AIYGP 11 years +
    11 years +
    • £7.99
    This new edition of Collins School Thesaurus is an essential reference tool for all students. Each entry is followed by a wide range of alternative words and examples, making it easy for the user to choose the most appropriate alternative for the context. The thesaurus has a clear and easy-to-use layout, with an alphabetical indicator on each page, making it easy to find information quickly. It includes thousands of synonyms and antonyms as well as short definitions for all main entry words. Examples are given for all synonyms to show how they are used and to help students choose the right one for their context. The 'more synonyms' feature and 'types of' panels help to extend students' vocabulary and extra help is given to help avoid over-use of very common words. A special supplement about improving your writing skills helps students to use language effectively and achieve success in written work.
  • ASQOU 11 years +
    11 years +
    • £4.49
    • RRP £4.99
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    The perfect portable dictionary for all students aged 11-14. This dictionary has been updated to include around 20,000 entries, and includes all the words you need to know for school and exams, still contained in the best-selling Gem format. This handy dictionary has been developed with teachers to be the perfect tool for both school work and homework. With clear, concise definitions and extra help with difficult pronunciations, it gives core vocabulary for key curriculum exam subjects, plus thousands of examples of words in use. Developed with teachers, this dictionary is an indispensable tool for any school student aged 11+. Furthermore, this new edition includes a guide to punctuation, spelling and grammar, to support students in class, and during home study. Have confidence Help with spelling, pronunciation and difficult words Get it right Clear definitions and core vocabulary for key subjects Get there fast Clear, colour layout for easy accessibility Get more Contains more entries than any other school dictionary of this size
  • ASQOV
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    A fantastic colour school thesaurus for ages 11+ in the best-selling Gem format to help you find the right word every time. Written specially to help with school work and homework, this new edition provides thousands of synonyms to increase vocabulary, with examples to show context for every synonym listed. This handy thesaurus includes all the newest words in the English language, plus a useful supplement to provide help with finding the right word. Unlike any other school thesaurus, with the Collins Gem School Thesaurus you can be sure you're using the right word every time. Every entry has a definition, and each alternative word is followed by its own example, helping you decide which word is the most appropriate to use. The perfect companion to the new Collins Gem School Dictionary, and an indispensable tool for any school student aged 11+. Using a thesaurus has never been easier!
  • AMRIA 11 years +
    11 years +
    • £7.89
    • RRP £7.99
    Collins Easy Learning Writing is an easy-to-use guide on how to write good, clear and effective English. With simple explanations of everything from the basics of sentence and paragraph structure, to writing CVs, letters and essays, this book is a valuable guide for anyone who wants to improve their writing. Collins Easy Learning Writing is the helpful guide to good written style. Covering areas such as sentence structure, punctuation and page layout, all users of English will appreciate the clear advice provided in this book. Each point is described in a user-friendly format, with corpus examples that show how English is really used today.
  • AMRID 11 years +
    11 years +
    • £7.89
    • RRP £7.99
    Collins Easy Learning Grammar and Punctuation is an accessible guide to English grammar and punctuation. With clear, concise explanations on everything from adverbs to word order, and from apostrophes to semicolons, this book is indispensable for understanding correct usage. Fully updated based on extensive corpus research, the second edition of Collins Easy Learning Grammar and Punctuation is a uniquely helpful guide to all areas of English grammar and punctuation, providing clear guidance through the intricacies of the English language. Each grammatical and punctuation point is clearly described in a user-friendly format that combines explanations with examples from modern English.
  • AMRIB 11 years +
    11 years +
    • £7.89
    • RRP £7.99
    Collins Easy Learning English Spelling is suitable for anyone who wants to improve their spelling and write more accurately and impressively. By describing the important features of English spelling and rules to use, this book makes spelling easy. Using simple explanations and corpus examples, Collins Easy Learning English Spelling describes the patterns and rules you need to understand and predict how words are spelt in English. It also provides practical advice on learning words that are difficult to spell, and shows why some words can cause problems for even the most experienced users of English. With its alphabetical index of tricky words, along with useful tips for memorising these, Collins Easy Learning English Spelling is ideal for all users of English who want to become good spellers.
  • AQQWM 14 years +
    14 years +
    • £4.99
    The world's best-selling mini dictionary. This new edition, in colour, is fully up-to-date, including the most popular new words to enter the English language. The ideal portable companion for all. This handy little dictionary gives you practical, applied knowledge in your pocket. It contains clear definitions for all the words you need on a daily basis and provides tips on spelling, and help with difficult pronunciations. The clear colour layout makes the content easily accessible and suitable for immediate use. Includes an up-to-date supplement tackling problems of style and etiquette in everything from letters to emails to social media sites. 85,000 words, meanings, and phrases
  • AKBKZ 11 years +
    11 years +
    • £9.89
    • RRP £9.99
    This handy, engaging, and humorous guide tackles the important subject of word structure. It looks at a variety of topics, such as suffixes, prefixes, root words, and the use of dictionaries, and shows how understanding the structure of words can improve a person's reading, writing, and speaking.
  • AMQYU 14 years +
    14 years +
    • £7.89
    • RRP £7.99
    All the words you need, every day: the perfect reference book to broaden your knowledge of English, and is ideal for everyday use, at home, in the office or at school. Drawn from Collins' 4.5-billion-word database of today's English, Collins English Dictionary and Thesaurus combines a comprehensive dictionary with all the alternatives and opposites the user needs. The book is designed for ease of use, with thumb tabs on every page and all entry words highlighted in bold. This layout means that you can be sure to find all the information you need in the quickest time possible.
  • AMROH 14 years +
    14 years +
    • £7.59
    • RRP £7.99
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    All the words you need, every day: the perfect word reference for daily use. With practical usage notes, and a fantastic supplement, this is the ideal thesaurus to take your language use and knowledge further. Specially tailored to meet the needs of the user at home, school, or in the office, the Collins English Thesaurus has all the words and alternatives the user might need, as well as a huge choice of opposites. This thesaurus is based on the Collins Corpus, a 4.5-billion-word database of today's English. The clear, accessible layout makes the thesaurus easy to use and ensures users can find the language they need when they need it. This edition also includes a 16-page crosswords supplement.
  • AMRPR 14 years +
    14 years +
    • £7.89
    • RRP £7.99
    All the words you need, every day: the perfect dictionary reference for daily use, including all the words, phrases and definitions you need. Language notes help you choose the right word and the easy-to-use layout allows you to find what you're looking for quickly. Specially tailored to meet your needs at home, school, and in the office, the Collins English Dictionary has comprehensive definitions and word tips to provide help with English usage. With this dictionary you can find all the words and definitions you need, as it boasts a comprehensive coverage of the language we use every day. It also contains the latest words to enter the language. The clear layout ensures you can find the words you need quickly. This edition contains an invaluable supplement on the most common mistakes and controversial issues in English.
  • ANPID 14 years +
    14 years +
    • £5.99
    This unique and innovative Revision Book supports all learning styles so that every student can achieve the best results. Whether you are a visual, auditory or kinaesthetic learner, this revision guide supports the revision techniques that you are most suited to, ensuring you revise effectively. * suitable for the new Edexcel, AQA, OCR and WJEC GCSE English Language and English Literature courses * covers all the topics that will be assessed in the exams * organised into 30-minute revision modules to aid planning * engaging, magazine-inspired revision pages * diagrams and charts communicate key concepts in a clear and visual way * a 'hands-on' revision activity for every topic * an audio 'walkthrough' of every topic (free download) * Quick tests and exam-style practice questions for every topic
  • ANPVQ 14 years +
    14 years +
    • £5.99
    This English Revision and Practice range contains clear and accessible explanations of all the GCSE content, with lots of practice opportunities for each topic throughout the book. Based on new research that proves repeated practice is more effective than repeated study, this book is guaranteed to help you achieve the best results. There are clear and concise revision notes for every topic covered in the curriculum, plus five practice opportunities to ensure the best results. Includes: * quick tests to check understanding * end-of-topic practice questions * topic review questions later in the book * mixed practice questions at the end of the book * free Q&A flashcards to download online * an ebook version of the revision guide Suitable for the new AQA English Language and English Literature GCSE.
  • ANPVP 14 years +
    14 years +
    • £10.99
    This English Revision and Practice range contains clear and accessible explanations of all the GCSE content, with lots of practice opportunities for each topic throughout the book. Based on new research that proves repeated practice is more effective than repeated study, this book is guaranteed to help you achieve the best results. There are clear and concise revision notes for every topic covered in the curriculum, plus seven practice opportunities to ensure the best results. Includes: * quick tests to check understanding * end-of-topic practice questions * topic review questions later in the book * mixed practice questions at the end of the book * free Q&A flashcards to download online * an ebook version of the revision guide * more topic-by-topic practice and a complete exam-style paper in the added workbook Suitable for the new AQA English Language and English Literature GCSE.