This is the reissued Colour Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus. The Colour Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus offers the most accurate and up-to-date coverage of essential, everyday vocabulary, with over 45,000 words, phrases, and definitions, and over 65,000 synonyms based on evidence from the Oxford English Corpus, a unique datab... read more
A compact guide to the spelling and meaning of words in the English language today. Mini format makes it the perfect size for the briefcase or bag.
The 'Macquarie Concise Dictionary Fourth Edition', like its parent dictionary, continues to change, adapt and adjust to reflect Australian language. It packs the richness of Macquarie lexicography into a compact reference book. The fourth edition of the 'Macquarie Concise' features: thousands of new words and up-to-date defin... read more
Roget's Thesaurus ranks as one of the greatest English language reference works, used for generations by anyone looking for help in order to write a letter, prepare a speech, solve a crossword, or write any manner of prose or poem. Its sales exceed 32 million copies. This edition has been revised and updated to include all th... read more
The acclaimed sixth edition of the classic guide brought right up to date Includes topics such as the literature of science, censorship, Anglo-Indian literature, gay and lesbian literature, New Criticism Over 140 contributors, including Lisa Appignanesi, Gillian Avery, Chris Baldick, Kate Clanchy, Jonathan Coe, Penelope Fit... read more
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This invaluable reference work offers the best advice on English usage, drawing on the unrivalled resources of Oxford's English Dictionaries programme and language monitoring. This second edition of the Pocket Fowler harks back to the original 1926 edition of A Dictionary of Modern English Usage by Henry Fowler, born 150 year... read more
Fully revised and updated, this latest edition from Collins' bestselling Gem Dictionary range is the perfect choice for anyone needing a portable up-to-the-minute Russian dictionary.
This latest edition of Collins Greek Gem Dictionary comes with a new Phrasefinder supplement, making it the perfect choice for anyone needing a portable, up-to-the-minute Greek dictionary.
A comprehensive guide to contemporary conduct, from Britain's leading experts on manners and etiquette.
Focusing on the English of the 20th and 21st centuries, this impressive volume examines the linguistic and cultural significance of over 7,500 popular words and phrases. Its highly browsable encyclopedic entries cover topics as diverse as catchphrases, buzzwords, characters from film, TV and literature, slogans, idioms and mo... read more
The Macquarie Early Primary Dictionary is based on its forerunner, the My First Macquarie Dictionary. Under its new title, it has been fully revised based on the research undertaken for the fifth edition of The Macquarie Dictionary. It is written especially for 6-10 year olds who are beginning an exciting journey of discover... read more
The Macquarie Primary Dictionary is based on its forerunner, the Macquarie Junior Dictionary. Under its new title, it has been fully revised based on the research undertaken for the fifth edition of The Macquarie Dictionary. As a primary dictionary, it is designed specifically to develop and consolidate the language acquisit... read more
Experience of living and a desire to write are what qualify you to write a life story, the author argues. Her book is about the psychological and spiritual journey of "writing the self", and provides techniques for getting started, handling perspective and bringing experiences to life.
Ita Buttrose has been an inspiration to generations of Australian women. In the course of her phenomenal media career she has seen how important etiquette is in every aspect of life, from the personal to the professional. Correct etiquette not only ensures that a meal will be pleasant or a wedding will run smoothly, it can ... read more
A pocket-sized Times Atlas of the World packed with the essentials. Fully revised and improved to take account of all recent changes from around the world. Complete map coverage of the world is provided with the accuracy and authority for which Times atlases are renowned. This new edition of The Times Mini Atlas of the World... read more
This is the first and only edition to be developed by and for the Royal Shakespeare Company, the world's leading Shakespeare theatre company. It is illustrated with photographs of performances chosen by RSC Directors. It is beautifully packaged, with clear, reader-friendly single-column page design on crisp white paper. It fe... read more
100 years after its first publication, the twelfth edition of this world-famous bestseller gives the most up-to-date picture of the English language today. The original 1911 edition, revolutionary at the time for its focus on current English and its use of illustrative examples, combined a succinct yet approachable style with... read more
Authoritative and up-to-date, this fourth edition of the Pocket Oxford Spanish Dictionary covers over 90,000 words and phrases, and 130,000 translations of contemporary Spanish and English. Hundreds of new words from Spanish and English have been added from computing and technology to health and lifestyle, based on findings f... read more
These books are an excellent way to encourage language learning for beginners. Each book contains an online pronunciation guide through the Usborne Quicklinks website. With 1000 everyday words combined with pictures, this is a valuable vocabulary building tool for young children.
Drawing on Debrett's extensive expertise in manners and etiquette, this practical guide will help to ensure that hosts and hostesses are able to cope with an array of dilemmas and challenges, from catering for vegans and people with food allergies to dealing with drunken visitors, ensuring that guests mingle and laying on spe... read more