This book can really help you to increase your English vocabulary while having fun. Most of the tests cover a particular vocabulary area - for example, tools, shapes, computers, musical instruments and so on. Others are based on word types - for example, preposition, phrasal verbs or collective nouns.
Vocabulary Games and Activities is a source book for teachers, containing a collection of 90 activites for teaching and revising vocabulary. Most of them developed a result of running a series of vocabulary learning courses in Sweden during the part ten years. They range frm elementary to advanced activities, most of which contain material to be photo-copie.
abase v. To lower in position, estimation, or the like; degrade. abbess n. The lady superior of a nunnery. abbey n. The group of buildings which collectively form the dwelling-place of a society of monks or nuns. abbot n. The superior of a. abase v. To lower in position, estimation, or the like; degrade. abbess n. The lady superior of a nunnery. abbey n. The group of buildings which collectively form the dwelling-place of a society of monks or nuns. abbot n. The superior of a...
User generated content is characterized by short, noisy documents, with many spelling errors and unexpected language usage. To bridge the vocabulary gap between the user’s information need and documents in a speciﬁc user generated content environment, the blogosphere, we apply a form of query expansion, i.e., adding and reweighing query terms. Since the blogosphere is noisy, query expansion on the collection itself is rarely effective but external, edited collections are more suitable.
For natural language understanding, it is essential to reveal semantic relations between words. To date, only the IS-A relation has been publicly available. Toward deeper natural language understanding, we semiautomatically constructed the domain dictionary that represents the domain relation between Japanese fundamental words. This is the ﬁrst Japanese domain resource that is fully available. Besides, our method does not require a document collection, which is indispensable for keyword extraction techniques but is hard to obtain. ...
This compact TOEIC Test Package is the only printable TOEIC word test collection currently available on the Internet. But unlike the traditional TOEIC text books, your TOEIC Test Package provides you with a system that constantly monitors your learning progress and improves your TOEIC language skills. You will find it fun taking these unique multiple choice tests because with every question you answer correctly your TOEIC English improves. Some of the test questions you will find easy while others might contain new phrases and expressions.
TOEIC Test Package will help you learn new phrases, idioms, expressions and English grammar structures every single day. And you won't even have to cram any grammar rules or vocabulary words into your head. Instead, you will be absorbing bits and pieces of the English language almost without realizing it. This compact TOEIC Test Package is the only printable English test and flash card collection currently available on the Internet. It contains 684 TOEIC vocabulary tests and 100 TOEIC grammar tests. You will also get 3.
Science (in Latin Scientia, meaning "knowledge" or "understanding") is the efforts to implement the invention, and increased knowledge of the human understanding of how the operation of the physical world surroundings. Through controlled methods, scientists use to observe the signs of expression or of the material and unusual nature to collect data, analyze information to explain how it works, there at the phenomenon of things. One of the ways that test method to simulate natural phenomena under controlled conditions and tested ideas.
All languages have phrases that cannot be understood
literally and, therefore, cannot be used with
confidence. They are opaque or unpredictable
because they don’t have expected, literal meaning.
Even if you know the meaning of all the words in
a phrase and understand all the grammar of the
phrase completely, the meaning of the phrase may
still be confusing. A phrase or sentence of this
type is said to be idiomatic. This dictionary is a
collection of the idiomatic phrases and sentences
that occur frequently in American English.
A good way to collect new words is to keep a word study notebook.
In it, you can record each new word with its definition, pronunciation,
and origins, along with an example sentence or drawing to help you
The Oxford 3000™
The keywords of the Oxford 3000 have been carefully selected by a group of language experts and experienced teachers as the words which should receive priority in vocabulary study because of their importance and usefulness. The selection is based on three criteria. The words which occur most frequently in English are included, based on the information in the British National Corpus and the Oxford Corpus Collection. (A corpus is an electronically held collection of written or spoken texts, often consisting of hundreds of millions of words.
This is a photocopiable resource book for teachers which covers everyday topics, and provides a varied collection of challenging vocabulary quizzes and games. All the activities contain a strong element of competition and speed.Covers 15 useful everyday topics such as food and drink, shopping, transport, the media, jobs, and health and fitness
abase v. To lower in position, estimation, or the like; degrade.
abbess n. The lady superior of a nunnery.
abbey n. The group of buildings which collectively form the dwelling-place of a society of
monks or nuns.
abbot n. The superior of a community of monks.
abdicate v. To give up (royal power or the like).
abdomen n. In mammals, the visceral cavity between the diaphragm and the pelvic floor;
abdominal n. Of, pertaining to, or situated on the abdomen.
abduction n. A carrying away of a person against his will,...
This excellent collection of myths and legends in the "oral history" style - either from the mouths of storytellers, or from documents where their words were first captured - presents a wonderful insight into the American Indian spiritual philosophy. The book is neatly organized into chapters from the genesis of the planet and people, through myths and legends emphasizing the social structure, to love stories, warrior myths and on to the final death and afterlife stories.
A thought-provoking collection of twenty-five stories that reflect the wonder and glory of the origins of the world and humankind. With commentary by the author. “A must for mythology shelves.”--Booklist
Ready to laugh until you're horse? Brian P. Cleary, author of the best-selling Words Are CATegorical(tm) series and the poetry collection Rainbow Soup, is off on a gnu hilarious adventure in language--PUNS! This imaginative collection of silly and sophisticated puns uncovers double meanings that are kind dove hiding in everyday phrases. A helpful pun-unciation guide is included on porpoise to help ewe give it a try!
They are opaque or unpredictable because they don’t have expected, literal meaning. Even if you know the meaning of all the words in a phrase and understand all the grammar of the phrase completely, the meaning of the phrase may still be confusing. A phrase or sentence of this type is said to be idiomatic. This dictionary is a collection of the idiomatic phrases and sentences that occur frequently in American English. Many of them occur in some fashion in other varieties of English also
The information at the very end of the entry is the etymology or history of the word.
This shows how the word was formed and came into English. A thesaurus is a reference book that contains synonyms and antonyms. The word thesaurus comes from a Greek word that means "collection' or "treasure."