This third edition of the Collins COBUILD Student's Dictionary Plus Grammar offers up-to-date coverage of today's language plus a full-length English Grammar -- an invaluable combination for learners of English. Presented in a clear, attractive, colour layout, the Collins COBUILD Student's Dictionary Plus Grammar is THE indispensable reference work for intermediate learners of English today. The new edition contains all the features for which the COBUILD range is renowned; explanations in full sentences with important collocations highlighted, examples of real English from the Bank of English, and detailed coverage of the language used in the 21st century. In addition, the Collins COBUILD Student's Dictionary has special labelling of frequent words, hundreds of guidance notes on grammar and usage and helpful illustrations throughout. Supplements include a section on dictionary skills, a comprehensive list of prefixes and suffixes, and a 200-page English Grammar Guide, giving learners all the information they need on the most important points of English Grammar.
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Table of Contents
INTRODUCTION GRAMMAR LABELS USED IN THE DICTIONARY USING YOUR DICTIONARY GUIDE TO THE DICTIONARY ENTRIES REFERENCE PAGES PUNCTUATION TIMES AND DATES TELLING THE TIME GREETINGS AND GOODBYES DICTIONARY A-Z ILLUSTRATIONS A. Animals B. Bikes C. Boats D. Clothes E. Fruit F. Human Body G. Insects H. Kitchen Utensils I. Lines J. Musical Instruments K. Shapes and Patterns L. Sports M. Tools N. Transport O. Vegetables ENGLISH GRAMMAR GUIDE GLOSSARY OF GRAMMAR TERMS IRREGULAR VERBS PREFIXES AND SUFFIXES PRONUNCIATION