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Use a Collins English dictionary and be one of the most well-informed language users in the world. -Find all the words and meanings you need. -Help with spelling and confusing words. -Clear layout makes finding words easy. This Collins English Dictionary is perfect for use at school or at home. Please note that the term 'Pocket' conveys that it is small in size and would fit in rucksacks/handbags, etc. This paperback book has 615 pages and measures: 15 x 10.5 x 3.7cm.

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Get it right - find all the words and meanings you need with the Collins English Dictionary and Thesaurus. Boost your language and learn thousands of alternative and opposite words, with all the main entry words this handy reference book is easy on the eye and will help you find all the words and definitions you need – and fast. Brilliant as a learning guide to assist in language study, and for students studying English at school, college or university.Product Information:• ISBN: 9780007955596• Format: Paperback• Pages: 313• Publisher: Collins• Dimensions: 19.7 x 12.7 x 3.7cm

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A Word a Day contains 365 carefully selected words that will enhance and expand your vocabulary, along with their meanings, origins and sample usage and fascinating word-related facts and trivia. It is estimated that on average an English-speaking adult has acquired a functioning vocabulary of 25,000 words by the time they reach middle age. That sounds like a lot - and more than enough for the daily purposes of communicating with each other in speech and writing. However, it is hard to feel quite so sanguine about our word power when considering those 25,000 words account for less than fifteen per cent of the total words in current usage in the English language. Furthermore, new words are created all the time and, as the word pool flourishes, can we afford to allow our vocabulary to stagnate? Logophile Joseph Piercy has the answer: a simple challenge to learn A Word a Day from this user-friendly onomasticon (that's a word list designed for a specific purpose - in case you were wondering .). Each of the 365 words have been carefully selected for their elegance and pertinence in everyday situations and every entry contains a clear and concise outline of meaning, origin and sample usage in context, alongside fascinating word related facts and trivia. A Word a Day is a treasure trove of fascination and fun for all language lovers - delve in and enhance your vocabulary. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781789293647 • Author: Joseph Piercy • Publisher: Michael O'Mara • Format: Paperback • Pages: 192 • Dimensions: 19.8 x 12.9 x 1.2 cm  

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A new, exciting, and intuitive way to learn English, this self-study English course book for beginners is uniquely visual, engaging, and easy to follow. The English for Everyone Level 2 Beginner Course Book combines a carefully graded, step-by-step approach with innovative visual teaching methods to make the English language easy to learn. Key language skills, grammar rules, and English vocabulary are explained in a clear and simple way, with attractive illustrations to put new language in context. Listening, speaking, reading, and writing exercises are presented in bite-sized modules, allowing you to learn at your own pace. Suitable for beginners who already know the basics of English, this course book will take your English to pre-intermediate level. Product Information:• ISBN: 9780241252697• Author: Rachel Harding• Publisher: DK• Format: Paperback• Pages: 184• Dimensions: 24 x 20.5 x 1.5cm

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English for Everyone is an exciting and comprehensive self-study course for adults learning English as a foreign language. This course is a unique new series with a visual, engaging, and easy to follow style to make the English language easy to learn. Learn English by reinforcing key language skills, grammar rules, and vocabulary with listening, speaking, reading, and writing exercises. This unique course is easy to use, starting at beginner level and working up to advanced English to help you grow in confidence as you learn. This Level 2 Beginner's guide introduces topics such as emotions, actions and activities, and numbers, dates, months and seasons. Product Information:• ISBN: 9780241252703• Author: Thomas Booth• Publisher: DK• Format: Paperback• Pages: 176• Dimensions: 23.5 x 19.5 x 1.5cm

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A book to brighten your day - a gift of hope, comfort, positivity, openness and love for any occasion - inspirational quotes from the TFL Underground duo. Transport for London employees and dynamic masked duo, All on the Board (aka Jeremy and Ian), made it their mission to bring smiles to the faces of London commuters through writing creative messages, quotes and poems on the underground's service information boards. 'We were tired of looking at a board that just said "keep right" and thought can't we do something a bit more fun?'. Fast-forward 3 years, they've grown a community of 750,000+ online fans and have a plethora of celebrity supporters. Through their magical words, they've marked momentous occasions, celebrated countless artists, legends and heroes, raised awareness of mental health and hidden illnesses and sprinkled thousands of our daily journeys with positivity, humour and love. With their beautiful, colourful collection of quotes, stories and drawings, you can add joy to your day wherever you are and however you're feeling. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781473691247 • Author: All on the Board • Publisher: Yellow Kite • Format: Hardback • Pages: 288 • Dimensions: 17.8 x 14.2 x 2.8 cm

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The perfect book for anyone who wants to learn Spanish fast. Comes with a free downloadable audio app for Apple and Android phones, enabling learners to hear words and phrases spoken by native Spanish speakers. 12 themed chapters are broken down into 15-minute daily lessons, spanning a range of practical themes, from socialising to doing business. Each lesson combines Spanish vocabulary and grammar essentials with full-colour photographs for a user-friendly, accessible language guide. The ideal Spanish language course for beginners, the 15-Minute language series will teach you how to speak a new language in just 12 weeks. Product Information:• ISBN: 9780241327371• Author: Ana Bremon• Publisher: DK• Format: Paperback• Pages: 160• Dimensions: 22 x 13 x 1cm

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The perfect book for anyone who wants to learn French fast. Comes with a free downloadable audio app for Apple and Android phones, enabling learners to hear words and phrases spoken by native French speakers. 12 themed chapters are broken down into 15-minute daily lessons, spanning a range of practical themes, from socialising to doing business. Each lesson combines French vocabulary and grammar essentials with full-colour photographs for a user-friendly, accessible language guide. The ideal French language course for beginners, the 15-Minute language series will teach you how to speak a new language in just 12 weeks. Product Information:• ISBN: 9780241302224• Author: Caroline Lemoine• Publisher: DK• Format: Paperback• Pages: 160• Dimensions: 22 x 13 x 1cm

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Introducing and explaining some of the most poignant Japanese words, Ikigai is a lifestyle as well as a language book. From the wistful poetry of mono-no-aware, a word that asks us to recognize the bittersweet transience of all things, to the quiet harmony of wa, which knits together all of society's structures, this book is an introduction to the intricacies and value of Japanese phrases and concepts. It hopes to inspire you to incorporate these words into your own lifestyle and adopt a more mindful attitude to life's stresses, seeking meaning beyond materialism. In addition to over 40 `words to live by', Ikigai features musings on the place of beauty, community, time and nature in Japanese thought, teaching mindfulness by way of compelling haikus, and illustrated by Michael Kenna's reflective photography throughout. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781911130888 • Author: Mari Fujimoto • Publisher: Modern Books • Format: Hardback • Pages: 128 • Dimensions: 14.2 x 12.7 x 2 cm

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English for Everyone is an exciting and comprehensive self-study course for adults learning English as a foreign language. This course is a unique new series with a visual, engaging, and easy to follow style to make the English language easy to learn. Learn English by reinforcing key language skills, grammar rules, and vocabulary with listening, speaking, reading, and writing exercises. This unique course is easy to use, starting at beginner level and working up to advanced English to help you grow in confidence as you learn. This Level 3 Intermediate guide introduces topics such as skills and tasks, giving instructions, and relationships and problem solving. Product Information:• ISBN: 9780241243527• Author: Barbara MacKay• Publisher: DK• Format: Paperback• Pages: 264• Dimensions: 23.5 x 19.5 x 2cm

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These days there are rules for everything and terrible consequences for disobeying them. Find out how easy it is tie yourself in knots with Red Tape . . . This delightful book is the latest in the series of Ladybird books which have been specially planned to help grown-ups with the world about them. The large clear script, the careful choice of words, the frequent repetition and the thoughtful matching of text with pictures all enable grown-ups to think they have taught themselves to cope. Featuring original Ladybird artwork alongside brilliantly funny, brand new text. Product Information: • ISBN: 9780718184391 • Author: Jason Hazeley, Joel Morris • Publisher: Michael Joseph • Format: Hardback • Pages: 56 • Dimensions: 17.78 x 12.19 x 0.84 cm

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