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Oxford English Thesaurus for Schools

Extensive secondary school thesaurus for complete writing support.

Oxford Dictionaries

Suitable for:  11-16 years, KS3-4, Y7-11, S1-4, GCSE/ Standard Grade specifications, parents, teachers, librarians

Price:  £8.99

ISBN: 978-0-19-275701-2
Publication date: 03/05/2012
Paperback: 800 pages

Evaluation copies must be ordered on a school account.
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The Oxford English Thesaurus for Schools is carefully targeted to support secondary school students with their creative writing, to extend vocabulary, improve spelling, punctuation, and grammar, and to inspire them to become confident writers. Ideal support for Controlled Assessments.


  • Accessible, age-appropriate thesaurus
  • Best for content - contemporary and up-to-date
  • Best for context - with real appropriate example sentences from writing for children
  • Panels on Word Webs, Writing Tips, and Overused Words to give hands-on support for students
  • Special How to Write Well supplement on writing skills, such as planning, drafting and editing, paragraph and sentence structure, vocabulary and punctuation, with examples of writing in various genres of fiction and non-fiction
  • Spoken Language Study support with helpful labelling showing how words are used differently in different contexts and can create different effects
  • Ideal for taking in to Controlled Assessments, where allowed
  • Ideal companion to the Oxford English Dictionary for Schools

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