Books by Collins Dictionaries

  • BTZRS 14 years +

    Easy Learning French Dictionary (Paperback)

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    An up-to-date, easy-reference dictionary with key GCSE curriculum words highlighted and a practical, fun supplement covering key vocabulary areas. It is the ideal dictionary for learners of French, and especially for those aiming for exam success. Fully endorsed by the exam board Edexcel. Designed for learners of French, whether you are studying for exams at school, in an evening class, for business or to go on holiday to France. Covering everyday French and English (including all essential set expressions) and key curriculum words are highlighted to help with exam preparation. Clear and concise language notes provide information on common errors and confusable words, while handy culture notes explain cultural differences. French verbs are cross-referred to comprehensive verb tables, helping you find all the French verb forms you need. Combined with a text which is colour-coded and very easy to navigate. Visit www.collins.co.uk/languagesupport to access downloadable resources to help you practise and consolidate your language skills.
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  • BMNAQ 7 years +

    Collins Primary Dictionary (Paperback)

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    For children aged 7 and over, this dictionary contains up-to-date coverage of a wide range of everyday and curriculum vocabulary. It offers additional language tips and carefully selected and annotated illustrations to help students with more complex language. The Word Wizard section provides in-depth support on spelling, punctuation and grammar. This book is designed to build confidence and develop young learners' language skills at home and in the classroom. Includes the latest vocabulary from a range of curricular areas with example sentences and tips on grammar and spelling to help children understand the meaning of words and use them confidently. Synonyms (similar words) and antonyms (opposite words) are given to build vocabulary. Beautiful annotated illustrations add an extra dimension and provide children with additional information on a range of topic areas. The Word Wizard offers invaluable support in the key areas of spelling, punctuation and grammar and creative writing.
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  • AQQWM 14 years +

    Collins Gem English Dictionary (Paperback)

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    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
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  • AQQWN 14 years +

    Collins Gem English Dictionary and Thesaurus (Paperback)

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    This new edition of the Collins Gem Dictionary and Thesaurus is an indispensable guide to the English language. Part of the Collins Gem range - the world's best-selling mini dictionaries - it provides dictionary definitions and thesaurus synonyms on the same page for incomparable quick and easy reference. Collins Gem Dictionary and Thesaurus provides the most up-to-date words, clear definitions and accessible same-page dictionary and thesaurus texts - all in the handy and portable Gem format. In addition to the wide range of definitions and synonyms, the Gem Dictionary and Thesaurus has a handy and practical supplement on punctuation and spelling rules. With its clear colour layout and matching dictionary and thesaurus entries on the same page, you can be confident that the Collins Gem Dictionary & Thesaurus will help you find all the latest words you need - and fast!
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  • BMNAG 11 years +

    Collins School Dictionary (Paperback)

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    The perfect language companion for all students aged 11+. With a clear and highly legible design throughout, it is easy to use and full of useful features to help build language confidence at school and help with homework and revision. This new edition has been developed with teachers to be the perfect tool for school work and homework. The clear layout makes finding entries exceptionally easy, and full definitions are given in simple language, often in complete sentences. With over 20,000 entries, many new or updated words, it includes the school national curriculum vocabulary up to Key Stage 3 and GCSE level, as well as general vocabulary for students aged 11+. A special section on spelling follows the main dictionary. It outlines key spelling rules and lists words that are commonly confused or misspelled, so it helps students to identify and master the trickiest spelling problems. This user-friendly dictionary is an invaluable reference support for all school students. Collins have been pioneers in dictionary publishing since 1819. We are proud to offer an extensive range of dictionaries in multiple formats and languages for all leisure, travel and educational needs.
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  • ANHVS 11 years +

    Collins School - Collins GEM French School Dictionary (Paperback)

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    Ideal for secondary school students looking for a dictionary that is clear, easy to use and in a handy format. Especially designed for KS3 school students, and is ideal in the classroom, at home and during exams. * It contains all the words and phrases students will need, with key curriculum words highlighted, all essential phrases covered, and thousands of examples to show how French is really used. * The clear colour layout and alphabet tabs down the side of each page lead the students to the information they need quickly and without fuss. All main translations are underlined to help users go straight to the answer they are looking for. * The dictionary includes language tips and culture notes throughout the text. * Je suis, tu es...French verbs made easy! Each verb on the French side of the dictionary is cross-referred to a comprehensive 94-page verb guide, with full conjugations and example phrases showing the verb used in context. Also available in Spanish and German.
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  • AMQYU 14 years +

    Collins English Paperback Dictionary and Thesaurus (Paperback)

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    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.
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  • BMNAR 7 years +

    Collins Primary Thesaurus (Paperback)

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    This fantastic thesaurus is especially designed for children aged 7 and over (Key Stage 2) and supports today's primary curriculum needs. Clear and accessible, it is an indispensable tool for young writers. A clear, easy-to-use thesaurus that provides support for children's creative writing and helps build vocabulary, with full definitions for every synonym and sample sentences for each word. A simple, step-by-step introduction shows children how to get the best out of their thesaurus, while the colour headwords and A-Z bar on every page make it easy to find the right word. Additional word power features on frequently used words encourage children to be more creative in their word choice. Thematic pages help build vocabulary through carefully selected visually-appealing illustrations.
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  • BMNAH 11 years +

    Collins School Dictionary (Hardback)

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    The perfect language companion for all students aged 11+. With a clear and highly legible design throughout, it is easy to use and full of useful features to help build language confidence at school and help with homework and revision. This new hardback edition has been developed with teachers to be the perfect school dictionary for in class and for homework. The clear layout makes finding entries exceptionally easy, and full definitions are given in simple language, often in complete sentences. With over 20,000 entries, many new or updated, it includes the school national curriculum vocabulary up to Key Stage 3 and GCSE as well as general vocabulary for students aged 11+. A special section on spelling follows the main dictionary. It outlines key spelling rules and lists words that are commonly confused or misspelled, so it helps students to identify and master the trickiest spelling problems. This user-friendly dictionary is an invaluable reference for all school students.
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  • BMMYO 11 years +

    Collins French Dictionary Essential edition (Paperback)

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    A handy and affordable quick reference guide for everyday French. The clear layout allows for fast and easy access when you most need it. Ideal for use on the go, at home, in the office, classroom or on holiday. Over 40,000 words and phrases and 80,000 translations. Designed for all those studying French who need maximum information in a handy travel format. Offers comprehensive and up-to-the-minute coverage of French and English, with additional notes warning the user of those words which are easily confused. Delivers the accuracy and reliability you expect from the Collins name. With natural, idiomatic example phrases, in-depth treatment of the most important core vocabulary and help to find the exact translation you want.
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  • AQQWU 11 years +

    Easy Learning Complete Spanish Grammar, Verbs and Vocabulary (3 Books in 1) (Paperback)

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    A handy 3-in-1 Spanish study book: grammar, verbs and vocabulary in one volume, ideal for beginners who need a clear and easy-to-understand Spanish reference and revision guide. This book gives you the essential tools to help you progress quickly in your study of Spanish. The grammar, verb and vocabulary sections have been designed for all those learning Spanish at school, in an evening class, for work or for leisure. * Grammar: this section provides easily accessible information in an attractively presented layout. Key grammatical points are highlighted throughout the text as a means of reinforcement. Hundreds of examples of real Spanish illustrate clearly the grammatical points being made. In addition, a full glossary gives clear and simple explanations of grammatical terminology. * Verbs: you will find 120 fully conjugated regular and irregular verbs in this section. Each is self contained in a double-page spread showing all the major tenses. Major constructions and idiomatic phrases are given for all verb models, as well as hundreds of examples of real Spanish to show you how verbs are used in context . An index contains thousands of verbs which are cross-referred to their conjugation model. * Vocabulary: this handy section covering 50 topics (such as family, free time, careers, computing, education, food and drink, health, shopping) gives you all the vocabulary you need to communicate effectively in Spanish. With its clear, user-friendly grammar, all the most important Spanish verbs shown in full, and an extensive vocabulary guide, Collins Easy Learning Complete Spanish gives you all the elements to start speaking and writing with confidence in Spanish. Other titles available in the Collins Easy Learning Spanish range are: Collins Easy Learning Spanish Dictionary, Collins Easy Learning Spanish Grammar, Collins Easy Learning Spanish Conversation, Collins Easy Learning Spanish Verbs and Collins Easy Learning Spanish Vocabulary.
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  • BNSIQ 10 years +

    Collins French School Dictionary (Paperback)

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    A pocket-sized French reference for secondary school students looking for a dictionary that is modern, up-to-date, clear and easy to use. Developed for home study, and to be used in the classroom. * Especially designed for school students, and is ideal in the classroom, at home and during exams. * It contains all the words and phrases students will need, with key curriculum words highlighted, all essential phrases covered, and thousands of examples to show how French is really used. * The clear layout and alphabet tabs down the side of each page lead the students to the information they need quickly and without fuss. All main translations are underlined to help users go straight to the answer they are looking for. * The dictionary includes language tips and culture notes throughout the text. * Je suis, tu es...French verbs made easy! Each verb on the French side of the dictionary is cross-referred to a comprehensive 94-page verb guide, with full conjugations and example phrases showing the verb used in context. Also available in Spanish and German.
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  • BMNAS 11 years +

    Collins School Thesaurus (Paperback)

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    The essential word finder for all students of English. Each entry is followed by a wide range of alternative words and examples, making it easy to choose the most appropriate alternative for every context. Planned in consultation with teachers and supporting the requirements of the school National Curriculum, this 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 overuse of very common words. A special section focusses on writing skills and helps students to use language effectively and achieve success in all areas of written work.
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  • AJWGQ 7 years +

    Collins: Primary Illustrated French Dictionary (Paperback)

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    An ideal primary school dictionary of French for kids, developed to help improve French language skills at home and in the classroom. Specifically designed to meet the needs of children aged 7-11 learning French at primary school, this easy-to-use, colourful dictionary provides the perfect reference for the new curriculum with detailed coverage of core English and French vocabulary. Themed pages, fun illustrations and simple examples help children to remember words and translations. Core English and French vocabulary is given thorough coverage and key phrases are highlighted, offering all the support needed for children to study the new curriculum.
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  • BNSIO 11 years +

    Collins Spanish School Dictionary (Paperback)

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    A pocket-sized Spanish reference for secondary school students looking for a dictionary that is modern, up-to-date, clear and easy to use. Developed for home study, and to be used in the classroom. * Especially designed for school students, and is ideal in the classroom, at home and during exams. * It contains all the words and phrases students will need, with key curriculum words highlighted, all essential phrases covered, and thousands of examples to show how Spanish is really used. * The clear layout and alphabet tabs down the side of each page lead the students to the information they need quickly and without fuss. All main translations are underlined to help users go straight to the answer they are looking for. * The dictionary includes language tips and culture notes throughout the text. * Soy, eres, es...Spanish verbs made easy! Each verb on the Spanish side of the dictionary is cross-referred to a comprehensive verb guide, with full conjugations and example phrases showing the verb used in context. Also available in French and German.
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  • AWYBG 14 years +

    Collins French Dictionary (Paperback)

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    A modern French Dictionary offering excellent coverage of today's French language, culture and usage. Clear presentation and colour make it easy to use and its handy format and durability make it your ideal companion at home, school or on your travels. Features include: * The most up-to-date words in both languages from a wide range of areas. * Full GCSE coverage, to give students exam confidence * An in-depth "French in Focus" supplement containing information about French language and culture to enhance your learning * A "French verb tables" supplement which features the most common irregular verbs and examples of verbs in use Whether you're on business, holiday or just learning French at your own pace, this dictionary is designed to give you all the information you need in a handy yet robust format. It includes all the latest words as well as features you would expect from a Collins dictionary: an easy-to-read colour layout, special treatment of "key words", notes about life in French-speaking countries, and warnings on common errors and faux amis. The "French in Focus" supplement helps you to develop your knowledge and confidence in the language, with a section on common translation difficulties to be aware of. There is information on pronunciation and improving your fluency, as well as on how to use French in different situations, like sending an email or making a phone call. The supplement also gives you an insight into Francophone life. 40,000 words and phrases, 60,000 translations
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  • BTZSD 14 years +

    Easy Learning Spanish Dictionary (Paperback)

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    An up-to-date, easy-reference dictionary with key GCSE curriculum words highlighted and a practical, fun supplement covering key vocabulary areas. It is the ideal dictionary for learners of Spanish, and especially for those aiming for exam success. Fully endorsed by the exam board Edexcel. Designed for learners of Spanish, whether you are studying for exams at school, in an evening class, for business or to go on holiday to Spain. Covering everyday Spanish and English (including all essential set expressions) and key curriculum words are highlighted to help with exam preparation. Clear and concise language notes provide information on common errors and confusable words, while handy culture notes explain cultural differences. Spanish verbs are cross-referred to comprehensive verb tables, helping you find all the Spanish verb forms you need. Combined with a text which is colour-coded and very easy to navigate. Visit www.collins.co.uk/languagesupport to access downloadable resources to help you practise and consolidate your language skills.
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    Bananagrams Secrets (Paperback)

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    With a foreword by Dame Judi Dench, this little book is packed with insider secrets and winning ways of the Bananagrams bunch!

    With an abundance of curious words and fascinating facts, the book includes tips on proper nouns that you can play, five ways to turn tiles that save seconds, easy-to-make three-letter words, and much more!
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  • ANHVH 11 years +

    Collins School - Collins GEM Spanish School Dictionary (Paperback)

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    Ideal for secondary school students looking for a dictionary that is clear, easy to use and in a handy format. Especially designed for KS3 school students, and is ideal in the classroom, at home and during exams. * It contains all the words and phrases students will need, with key curriculum words highlighted, all essential phrases covered, and thousands of examples to show how Spanish is really used. * The clear colour layout and alphabet tabs down the side of each page lead the students to the information they need quickly and without fuss. All main translations are underlined to help users go straight to the answer they are looking for. * The dictionary includes language tips and culture notes throughout the text. * Soy, eres, es...Spanish verbs made easy! Each verb on the Spanish side of the dictionary is cross-referred to a comprehensive verb guide, with full conjugations and example phrases showing the verb used in context. Also available in French and German.
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  • BNSIR 5 years +

    Collins First School Dictionary (Paperback)

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    An ideal introduction to the world of words for children aged 5 and above. The careful choice of vocabulary, clear definitions and simple examples, together with the beautifully designed illustrations help make learning easy, memorable, and fun. This book offers children an easy way to find out the meanings of everyday words, and includes a carefully written section which provides support in spelling, grammar and punctuation in preparation for school tests. The illustrations engage children and help them to understand what words mean, while example sentences show how the words can be used. Simple grammatical labels introduce children to different word groups, all of which are clearly explained in the introduction to the dictionary. Simple, fun and easy-to-use, this is perfect for any child's first school dictionary.
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  • BTZRN 11 years +

    Collins Gem School Dictionary & Thesaurus (Paperback)

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    The perfect English reference for all students aged 11+. A combined dictionary and thesaurus, in the best-selling Gem format, it has been developed with teachers to be the perfect tool for both school work and homework. An invaluable two-in-one reference book in a handy, portable and durable format. Clear, straightforward definitions reflect today's language, while the matching thesaurus entries provide a generous choice of synonyms and antonyms. The "Get It Right" supplement addresses the main points in the 3 key curriculum areas of Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling. You can always rely on Collins to provide you with today's English as all our definitions, examples, idioms and usage notes are based on the Collins Corpus - our unrivalled and constantly updated 4.5 billion-word database.
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  • BTZRR 14 years +

    Easy Learning German Dictionary (Paperback)

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    An up-to-date, easy-reference dictionary with key GCSE curriculum words highlighted and a practical, fun supplement covering key vocabulary areas. It is the ideal dictionary for learners of German, and especially for those aiming for exam success. Designed for learners of German, whether you are studying for exams at school, in an evening class, for business or to go on holiday to Germany. Covering everyday German and English (including all essential set expressions) and key curriculum words are highlighted to help with exam preparation. Clear and concise language notes provide information on common errors and confusable words, while handy culture notes explain cultural differences. German verbs are cross-referred to comprehensive verb tables, helping you find all the German verb forms you need. Combined with a text which is colour-coded and very easy to navigate. Visit www.collins.co.uk/languagesupport to access downloadable resources to help you practise and consolidate your language skills.
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  • BTZRU 11 years +

    Collins Primary Spanish Dictionary (Paperback)

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    Developed to help improve Spanish language skills at home and in the classroom as well as making learning fun. Specifically designed to meet the needs of children aged 7-11 learning Spanish at primary school or at home, this easy-to-use, colourful dictionary provides the perfect reference for the new curriculum with detailed coverage of core English and Spanish vocabulary. Themed pages, fun illustrations and simple examples help children to remember words and translations. Core English and Spanish vocabulary is given thorough coverage and key phrases are highlighted, offering all the support needed for children to study the new curriculum.
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  • AQQWT 11 years +

    Easy Learning Complete French Grammar, Verbs and Vocabulary (3 Books in 1) (Paperback)

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    A handy 3-in-1 French study book: grammar, verbs and vocabulary in one volume, ideal for beginners who need a clear and easy-to-understand French reference and revision guide. This book gives you the essential tools to help you progress quickly in your study of French. The grammar, verb and vocabulary sections have been designed for all those learning French at school, in an evening class, for work or for leisure. * Grammar: this section provides easily accessible information in an attractively presented layout. Key grammatical points are highlighted throughout the text as a means of reinforcement. Hundreds of examples of real French illustrate clearly the grammatical points being made. In addition, a full glossary gives clear and simple explanations of grammatical terminology. * Verbs: you will find 112 fully conjugated regular and irregular verbs in this section. Each is self contained in a double-page spread showing all the major tenses. Major constructions and idiomatic phrases are given for all verb models, as well as hundreds of examples of real French to show you how verbs are used in context . An index contains thousands of verbs which are cross-referred to their conjugation model. * Vocabulary: this handy section covering 50 topics (such as family, free time, careers, computing, education, food and drink, health, shopping) gives you all the vocabulary you need to communicate effectively in French. With its clear, user-friendly grammar, all the most important French verbs shown in full, and an extensive vocabulary guide, Collins Easy Learning Complete French gives you all the elements to start speaking and writing with confidence in French. Other titles available in the Collins Easy Learning French range are: Collins Easy Learning French Dictionary, Collins Easy Learning French Grammar, Collins Easy Learning French Conversation, Collins Easy Learning French Verbs and Collins Easy Learning French Vocabulary.
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