Contains 1001 words you need to know for a wide range of language tasks e.g. expressing an opinion in a discussion; writing critically in an essay or assignment; or revitalizing a CV
A-Z organized for quick look-up with a clear design and two-colour text
Authoritative definitions taken from Oxford Dictionaries
Example sentences of real usage taken from the Oxford English Corpus, the world's largest language databank
Highlights pitfalls to avoid and gives hints on similar words
Subject index for quick help on key areas e.g. application letters, catching attention, bids, reports, essays and more
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.
Readership: Speakers and writers of English who wish to expand their vocabulary and for anyone looking for guidance on how to be more expressive and persuasive in written and spoken tasks.
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