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Active Learning Dictionary (2nd Edition)

  • Authors: Anne Seaton, Penny Hands
  • ISBN: 9789814333474
  • Publisher: Scholastic Publishing
  • Edition: 2nd Edition
  • Format: Paperback – 559 pages
  • Language: English


The Active Learning Dictionary contains over 25,000 essential references for learners from elementary to intermediate level. It features definitions and grammatical uses, supported by example sentences written in idiomatic English. Extra help comes in a variety of panel notes covering grammar, spelling, antonyms, synonyms and related vocabulary.

This dictionary not only helps learners build up their vocabulary but also draws their attention to useful information on grammar points, correct usage of words, spelling tips and more words related to the headwords. The 20,000 example sentences, written in idiomatic English, aim to clarify definitions as well as show learners the use of words in context. This compact and learner-centred dictionary intends to improve learners’ vocabulary and their ability to communicate in English.

Key Features
  • 25,000 words and phrases
  • 20,000 example sentences
  • 2,000 language panels
  • 7 useful appendices
Authors Biography

Anne Seaton is an Oxford graduate in Classics and a former senior editor with Chambers Publishers of Edinburgh. She has worked on many publications for learners, including the ‘Times-Chambers Essential English Dictionary’ and ‘Chambers Essential English Grammar and Usage’. A graduate of Edinburgh University.

Penny Hands has a Masters Degree in Applied Linguistics from the University of Edinburgh.


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