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The Primary Dictionary
paperback. 234 x 164mm 416 pages. with 6 x 4 pp 4 colour illustrations by group theme
* 8000+ entries
* Ideal for Primary 4 and 5
* Examples of words in use
*IPA and spelled-out pronunciation of each entry
*24 pages of colour illustration
*An introduction explains key elements of grammar
Feedback from teachers in the UK for this book is that it's an excellent dictionary for ages 7 - 11. With IPA and spelled-out pronunciations this book is up to date with phrases like 'climate change' and
This book was published in 2016, and has been revised since. Award winning, the book has twice won a government contract for supply to all the primary schools in Mauritius. It is used in many schools throughout the world as a standard for teaching English.
This Primary Dictionary, for readers aged 7-11, has comprehensive vocabulary coverage. It is easy to use and accessible for children. It features over 8000 entries with clear, concise definitions in alphabetical order, with simple, easy-to-read numbered meanings, and new definitions clearly indicated on a new line.
Guide words and headwords are in a second colour to help you find the words you need. Each entry has IPA and spelled-out pronunciation and a part-of-speech label.
Example phrases and sentences show the words in use, and multiple examples aid understanding. Labels show how a word is used: variations, common contractions, and alternative spellings are included.
There is also a helpful to using the dictionary that also explains key elements of English grammar, and there are 24 pages of informative and engaging full-colour illustrations.