Improve Your Vocabulary
... know the meaning of a word, the correct spelling and how it functions grammatically. The best
way to do so is to check a dictionary.
We should check different types of dictionaries.
The Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology Edited by C. T. ONIONS
... His astringent scholarship is well known from his work as co-editor
of the O.E.D., and later of the Shorter Oxford English Dictionary.
His Shakespeare Glossary is also an indispensable aid. Now he has
crowned his work with a new etymological dictionary, based in the
first instance on the O.E.D. but ...
Some Grammatical Features of New Zealand English1
... but the general picture here is not very different for British, American and
New Zealand varieties.
It is with (2c‐e) that there are real problems of description. There are two
things going on here, only one of which is strictly grammatical. For most
language users it is ...
Presentation of research
... – The English of the Bahamas has more in common with North American
Englishes due to its place in history as a settler destination for AngloBahamian British loyalists who escaped the US after the Revolutionary
War (Childs and Wolfram, 2008).
– Boundaries with USA are less distinct, such as Gullah-sp ...
ludmila alahverdieva - Studii şi cercetări filologice. Seria limbi
... Romanian proper names with their English equivalents. To do that, an accessible code-system was
used. The material that was used as illustrations in the present approach was provided by the
author’s experience as a lexicographer and teacher. Similarly, the development is proposed of
interactive, sof ...
Parallel Development of Monolingual and Bilingual Dictionaries for
... Of course it would not be possible to take into account the native
language of every potential user of a monolingual learners' dictionary.
However, most publishers will have a clear idea of the major target
markets for their monolingual dictionary. In fact, dictionary publishers
already act on this ...
On the Appification of Dictionaries: From a Chinese Perspective
... Dictionary, 5th Edition, Collins English Dictionary Unabridged, Merriam-Webster’s
Collegiate Dictionary, Eleventh Edition, Webster’s New World Dictionary, etc.) have
the same content as existing paper dictionaries on which they are based, no further
discussion will be made of them.
The second type o ...
New Zealand English
New Zealand English (NZE, en-NZ) is the dialect of the English language used in New Zealand.The English language was established in New Zealand by colonists during the 19th century. It is one of ""the newest native-speaker variet[ies] of the English language in existence, a variety which has developed and become distinctive only in the last 150 years"". The most distinctive influences on New Zealand English have come from Australian English, English in southern England, Irish English, Scottish English, the prestige Received Pronunciation (RP), and Māori.New Zealand English is most similar to Australian English in pronunciation, with some key differences.