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American Heritage English as Second Language Dictionary Workbook

American Heritage English as Second Language Dictionary Workbook - 99 edition

American Heritage English as Second Language Dictionary Workbook - 99 edition

ISBN13: 9780395880708

ISBN10: 039588070X

American Heritage English as Second Language Dictionary Workbook by Ann Silverman - ISBN 9780395880708
Edition: 99
Copyright: 1999
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Published:
International: No
American Heritage English as Second Language Dictionary Workbook by Ann Silverman - ISBN 9780395880708

ISBN13: 9780395880708

ISBN10: 039588070X

Edition: 99

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Summary

Developed specifically for use with The American Heritage ESL Dictionary, the Workbook provides students with explanations and practice activities that build confidence and teach basic dictionary skills. The Workbook contains activities corresponding to each feature of the dictionary, including alphabetical order and guide words; entry words, superscript numbers, typefaces, order of meanings, abbreviations, and cross references; spelling features such as homonyms, silent letters, syllables, spelling variations, and how to find unfamiliar words; pronunciation keys and word stress; and grammar information such as labels, usage notes, phrasal verbs, and inflected forms of words.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. The Dictionary Entry

Alphabetical Order and Guidewords
The Dictionary Entry
The Entry Word
Superscript Numbers
Typeface
Order of Meanings
Abbreviations
Cross References

2. Spelling

Finding a Word if You are Unsure of the Spelling
Homonyms
Silent Letters (Initial, Medial, Final)
Syllables (Word Division)
Spelling Variations

3. Pronunciation and Word Stress

Pronunciation and the Pronunciation Key
Word Stress

4. Grammar Information

Grammar Labels in the Dictionary
Inflected Forms of Verbs, Nouns, Adjectives, and Adverbs
Separate Entries for Some Inflected Words
Grammar Usage
Phrasal Verbs
Usage Notes