- Grade Level▼▲
- Media Type▼▲
- Author / Artist▼▲
- Top Rated▼▲
Number of Pages: 1280
Vendor: Collins Reference
Publication Date: 2011
|Dimensions: 9.00 X 7.00 (inches)|
Availability: In Stock
WriteShop Basic SetWriteshop / Other$117.95Availability: In StockCBD Stock No: WW987101
WriteShop Teacher's Manual for WriteShop I & WriteShop IIWriteshop / Other$65.95Availability: In StockCBD Stock No: WW987304
WriteShop 2 Student WorkbookWriteshop / Other$55.95Availability: In StockCBD Stock No: WW987303
A classic reference book that has been used by millions all over the world, Roget’s International Thesaurus is the product of more than a century and a half of continual expansion, reorganization, and improvement. Today this book is not only the most time-tested and bestselling thesaurus ever, but, newly revised, it is also the most up-to-date and comprehensive reflection of the English language as it is currently used.
The revolutionary achievement of Dr. Peter Mark Roget’s first edition in 1852 was the development of a brand-new principle: the arrangement of words and phrases according to their meanings. Dr. Roget’s system brings together in one place all the terms associated with a single thought or concept; it allows a wide-ranging survey of language within a book of relatively modest size, without the space-consuming repetitions that so severely limit the scope of thesauruses arranged in a dictionary format with A-to-Z entries. This brilliant organization makes Roget’s International Thesaurus both the most efficient word finder and a cutting-edge aid in stimulating thought, organizing ideas, and writing and speaking more clearly and effectively.
This revised and updated seventh edition features thousands of new words and phrases, including the newest slang words and expressions that color and inform everyday language. At the same time, it retains all the hallmarks that have made Roget’s International Thesaurus the most popular word reference book next to the dictionary.
Barbara Ann Kipfer, Ph.D., is a lexicographer who has authored or compiled more than forty books, including the Dictionary of American Slang (with Robert L. Chapman), The Order of Things, Writer's Digest Flip Dictionary, and the bestselling 14,000 Things to Be Happy About. She received her doctorate in linguistics from England's University of Exeter.
WiconiLa Crosse, WisconisnAge: 35-44Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5Awesome!! I wish i had one of this kind in College.November 21, 2014WiconiLa Crosse, WisconisnAge: 35-44Gender: femaleQuality: 4Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5This book is essentially one gigantic word association. It is NOT a dictionary-like alphabetical list of words and synonomys. It takes a while to learn touse, but that time is SO worth it.
Other Customers Also Purchased
The American Heritage Student Science Dictionary, Second EditionHoughton Mifflin Harcourt / 2014 / Hardcover$13.99 Retail:
$19.95Save 30% ($5.96)Availability: In StockCBD Stock No: WW857314
The Large Print American Heritage Dictionary, Revised EditionEditors of the American Heritage DictionariesHoughton Mifflin Harcourt / 2006 / Hardcover$14.49 Retail:3.5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews
$19.95Save 27% ($5.46)Availability: In StockCBD Stock No: WW714850
KJV New Testament with Psalms and Proverbs, imitation leather, blue, with flap closureHendrickson Publishers / 2008 / Imitation Leather$5.99 Retail:5 Stars Out Of 5 6 Reviews
$11.95Save 50% ($5.96)Availability: In StockCBD Stock No: WW562439
KJV Thompson Chain-Reference Bible, Black Bonded LeatherB. B. Kirkbride / Bonded Leather$45.49 Retail:5 Stars Out Of 5 35 Reviews
$71.99Save 37% ($26.50)Availability: In StockCBD Stock No: WW073298