1001 Words You Need to Know and Use: An A-Z of Effective Vocabulary

1001 Words You Need to Know and Use: An A-Z of Effective Vocabulary

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By (author) Martin H. Manser

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  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Format: Paperback | 176 pages
  • Dimensions: 128mm x 196mm x 14mm | 299g
  • Publication date: 1 March 2010
  • Publication City/Country: Oxford
  • ISBN 10: 0199560056
  • ISBN 13: 9780199560059
  • Sales rank: 34,164

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An A-Z of Effective Vocabulary covers the meaning and usage of 1001 words that you really do need to know. Whether you need guidance for a letter, job application, essay, proposal, interview, or presentation, this book can help you choose the words you need to create the right effect. Each word is defined according to Oxford Dictionaries' latest research and includes sample sentences of real usage drawn from the Oxford English Corpus (the world's largest language databank). The book also gives examples of pitfalls to avoid, hints on similar words, and advice on how to express yourself persuasively. Learn the words that will help you to describe an event, discuss a topic, speak in an interview, evaluate a point of view and write clearly using this book which contains essential information for anyone wanting to achieve greater success in any written or spoken task. This is the latest addition to the popular mini-series that includes the Oxford A-Z of Grammar and Punctuation, the Oxford Guide to Plain English, and the Oxford A-Z of Better Spelling.

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Martin H. Manser has been a professional reference-book editor since 1980. He has worked on over 150 reference books, including Oxford's Learner's Pocket Dictionary.

Table of contents

INTRODUCTION ; AN A-Z OF EFFECTIVE VOCABULARY ; SUBJECT INDEX