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  • Bananagrams Secrets

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    Product Code: LBAN
    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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  • Collins Primary Dictionary

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    Product Code: BMNAQ
    Paperback 7 years +
    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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  • Collins School - Collins GEM French School Dictionary

    Collins Dictionaries

    Product Code: ANHVS
    Paperback 11 years +
    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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  • Collins First School Dictionary

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    Product Code: BNSIR
    Paperback 5 years +
    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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  • Collins Primary Thesaurus

    Collins Dictionaries

    Product Code: BMNAR
    Paperback 7 years +
    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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  • Easy Learning Complete Spanish Grammar, Verbs and Vocabulary (3 Books in 1)

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    Product Code: AQQWU
    Paperback 11 years +
    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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  • Collins: Very First French Dictionary

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    Product Code: AKDIJ
    Paperback 6 years +
    An ideal first French dictionary for kids aged 6 and above, designed to introduce French vocabulary to children in a fun, easy and memorable way. Collins Very First French Dictionary introduces children to their first 500 French words with colourful illustrations and example sentences to help children remember words and translations from English to French. Listed in English-to-French alphabetical order and with themed pages, the Collins Very First French Dictionary provides curriculum-matched support for young learners of French. Audio files for each headword and phrase can be found at www.collins.co.uk/homeworkhelp
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  • Easy Learning Complete French Grammar, Verbs and Vocabulary (3 Books in 1)

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    Product Code: AQQWT
    Paperback 11 years +
    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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  • Collins School Dictionary

    Collins Dictionaries

    Product Code: BMNAG
    Paperback 11 years +
    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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  • Collins French School Dictionary

    Collins Dictionaries

    Product Code: BNSIQ
    Paperback 11 years +
    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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  • Collins School Thesaurus

    Collins Dictionaries

    Product Code: BMNAS
    Paperback 11 years +
    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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  • Collins Gem English Dictionary and Thesaurus

    Collins Dictionaries

    Product Code: AQQWN
    Paperback 14 years +
    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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  • Collins School - Collins GEM Spanish School Dictionary

    Collins Dictionaries

    Product Code: ANHVH
    Paperback 11 years +
    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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  • Collins School Dictionary & Thesaurus

    Collins Dictionaries

    Product Code: BMNCP
    Paperback 11 years +
    The perfect English reference tool for all students aged 11+. A combined dictionary and thesaurus, in a handy Pocket format, developed with teachers to be the perfect tool for both school work and homework. This is an invaluable two-in-one reference book in a handy, portable format, perfect for the school bag. 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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  • Collins Spanish School Dictionary

    Collins Dictionaries

    Product Code: BNSIO
    Paperback 11 years +
    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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  • Collins Primary French Dictionary

    Collins Dictionaries

    Product Code: BTZRV
    Paperback 7 years +
    Developed to help improve French 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 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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  • Collins English Dictionary Complete and Unabridged edition

    Collins Dictionaries

    Product Code: BSWQY
    Hardback 11 years +
    The home of living English The largest single-volume English dictionary in print celebrates the extraordinary breadth and changing nature of world English, with over 725,000 words, meanings and phrases. "The Collins English Dictionary is a book to be treasured, no home should be without one", The Times. Updated with all the very latest new words and senses, this is an unparalleled resource for word lovers, word gamers, and word geeks everywhere. It draws on Collins' extensive language databases and covers many literary and rare words useful for crossword solvers and setters as well as Scrabble players. Ideal for use at work, at home and at school - new words, new meanings and new uses are tracked by Collins' lexicographers who monitor 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 place names and biographical entries - with over 8,500 place names and 5,500 biographies you will encounter thousands of fascinating facts and figures at your fingertips. The latest edition is beautifully designed and printed, and is surprisingly light and easy to hold. Designed for day-to-day use, with a clear layout and virtual thumb tabs, it is also available in flexible formats to suit every user - in print, as a Kindle dictionary and an iOS app.
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  • Easy Learning Complete German Grammar, Verbs and Vocabulary (3 Books in 1)

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    Product Code: AQQXA
    Paperback 11 years +
    A handy 3-in-1 German study book: grammar, verbs and vocabulary in one volume, ideal for beginners who need a clear and easy-to-understand German reference and revision guide. This book gives you the essential tools to help you progress quickly in your study of German. The grammar, verb and vocabulary sections have been designed for all those learning German 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 German illustrate clearly the grammatical points being made. In addition, a full glossary gives clear and simple explanations of grammatical terminology. * Verbs: you will find 127 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 German 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 German. With its clear, user-friendly grammar, all the most important German verbs shown in full, and an extensive vocabulary guide, Collins Easy Learning Complete German gives you all the elements to start speaking and writing with confidence in German. Other titles available in the Collins Easy Learning German range are: Collins Easy Learning German Dictionary, Collins Easy Learning German Grammar, Collins Easy Learning German Verbs and Collins Easy Learning German Vocabulary.
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  • Collins School Dictionary

    Collins Dictionaries

    Product Code: BMNAH
    Hardback 11 years +
    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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  • Collins English Dictionary and Thesaurus Boxed Set

    Collins Dictionaries

    Product Code: BTZRZ
    Other 11 years +
    Specially tailored to meet the needs of the user at home, school, or in the office, the Paperback Thesaurus and the Paperback Dictionary are the perfect reference books for everyday use. Both books come packaged in a flexible boxed set, the ideal gift set to take your language use and knowledge further. Covers a vast range of words and alternatives, as well as a huge choice of opposites. You will find all the words and definitions you need, with comprehensive coverage of the language we use every day. What's more, the helpful language notes throughout both books help you to choose the right word for your purpose, and clear, accessible layout ensures users can find the language they need when they need it.
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  • Easy Learning French Grammar and Practice

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    Product Code: AYXHT
    Paperback 11 years +
    Perfect for revising French Grammar offering a clear and easy-to-understand guide to the verbs and grammar of French with hundreds of practical exercises. Designed for all those learning French at school, at work or at home. It provides easily accessible information in an attractively presented layout. Key grammatical points and hundreds of exercises are highlighted throughout the text as a means of reinforcement. In addition, a full glossary gives clear explanations of grammatical terminology. Provides beginners with all the regular verb forms and conjugations, and the most common tenses of irregular verbs are shown in full. * Explains the essential points of French grammar using simple language throughout. * Hundreds of exercises help you to practise each grammar point. * Thousands of examples of real French illustrate clearly the grammatical points being made. * Clear layout ensures that you find the information you need quickly and easily.
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  • Easy Learning Spanish Conversation

    Collins Dictionaries

    Product Code: ANHHD
    Paperback 14 years +
    A unique guide to communicating in Spanish. It will help you to find out more about Spanish culture and to practise your spoken Spanish with a free downloadable audio file. Collins Easy Learning Spanish Conversation is an ideal tool for learners of Spanish at all levels, whether at school, in evening classes or at home, and is indispensable for business or leisure. The text consists of 12 units, each illustrating the language used in a particular situation, followed by a summary which gives all the key phrases covered throughout the book. The One-stop phrase shop unit gives you all the everyday expressions and language structures you need to speak in natural Spanish. Finally, the short grammar and verb supplement and the glossary give you further help and ensure that you have everything you need at your fingertips, and the free audio download helps you to communicate with confidence. * Easy to use: all the phrases you need in order to communicate effectively in natural Spanish. * Easy to read: clear, colour layout ensures that you find what you are looking for quickly and easily. * Easy to understand: thousands of examples show how Spanish is really used. Some of the 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 Verbs and Collins Easy Learning Spanish Words.
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  • Collins German School Dictionary

    Collins Dictionaries

    Product Code: BNSIP
    Paperback 11 years +
    A pocket-sized German 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 German 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. * Ich bin, du bist...German verbs made easy! Each verb on the German 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 Spanish.
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  • Collins English Dictionary Paperback edition

    Collins Dictionaries

    Product Code: BTZRW
    Paperback 11 years +
    The perfect dictionary reference for daily use, with all the words, phrases and definitions you need and fully up-to-date. Language usage notes help you choose the right word and the easy-to-use layout allows you to find what you're looking for quickly and easily. 200,000 words and phrases. Specially tailored to meet your needs at home, school, and in the office, offering comprehensive definitions and word tips to provide help with English usage. You will find all the words and definitions you need, with 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.
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