This book lets you learn almost 4,000 most important English words and more than 2,000 common phrases by using them in conversations. New words and phrases are highlighted in bold and are listed below each conversation. The tutorial can be used by learners of English as a second language when preparing for TOEFL or IELTS. It might also be useful for teachers of English as a foreign language. All conversations are original and written by the author, and edited by David Christian in the USA.
The English - Indonesian section of the dictionary lists around 6,000 English words and phrases , some 3,000 of which are main entries . The main entries are high frequency words chosen by reference to the frequency lists in Michael ...
Author: George Quinn
Category: Foreign Language Study
What are the 24 words for 'you' in Indonesian? Why does Indonesian have four words for 'rice but no exact equivalent of 'farm'? How do you say 'Bang!' 'Ouch!' and 'Eh?'. What is the difference between dong and doang in colloquial Indonesian? How did the name of the Hindu god Indra give us the modern Indonesian word for motor vehicle? Whether you are a beginner or an advanced student of Indonesian, The Learner's Dictionary of Today's Indonesian is an essential tool to help you gain an authentic, up-to-date, and active command of the language. It provides a wholly new, very detailed snapshot of the core vocabulary of Indonesian. Among its features are: * thousand of illustrative sentences * an easy pronunciation guide * extensive cross-referencing * helpful tips on usage * topic lists which group the dictionary's words according to 42 'common usage' areas, including time, colours, daily activities, the home, sport, occupations, mass media, religion and business. A unique feature of the dictionary is the dozens of boxes giving invaluable information on everyday usage, word origins and nuances of meaning. Rich in information on the cultural context in which words are used, it includes notes on the difficulties learners experience arising from differences in culture and history between English-speakers and Indonesian-speakers. The Learner's Dictionary of Today's Indonesian is the first comprehensive dictionary designed specifically to help you gain a practical command of the national language of one of the world's most populous nations.
Author: Josefa Heifetz ByrnePublish On: 2012-07-01
From aasvogel (the South African vulture) to knurry (full of knots), from melangeur (a machine for making chocolate syrup) to zumbooruk (a small cannon fired from the back of a camel), the words in this book are guaranteed to expand your ...
Author: Josefa Heifetz Byrne
From aasvogel (the South African vulture) to knurry (full of knots), from melangeur (a machine for making chocolate syrup) to zumbooruk (a small cannon fired from the back of a camel), the words in this book are guaranteed to expand your vocabulary and confound your friends. They may be obscure and even preposterous, but every entry in this eye-opening book has been accepted as a formal or legitimate English word by at least one major dictionary. This dictionary does not claim or attempt to be complete. It is based completely on the editor’s sense of wonder and absurdity. It is educational, yes, but also more fun than any dictionary has a right to be!
For example, if there are perhaps 6,000 Greek words used in the ancient, Greek manuscripts of a particular, manuscript compilation of the New Testament, there should only be 6,000 English words (and/or their complimentary word-forms) ...
Author: Adrian Salupo
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
This first volume of our Great Falling Away Series biblically explicates both the beginning and the end of the biblical age, while also revealing mankinds great falling away from a biblically-defined faith in God and His mortal, immortal, and eternal Messiah - Jesus the Christ of Bethlehem/Nazareth/Judea. The full title for this first book of our series is: "The Great Falling Away Volume I: The Biblical Age". This book is now available directly from Xlibris, as well as from on-line booksellers and retail bookstores everywhere. The second book of our Great Falling Away Series is entitled: "The Great Falling Away Volume II: Anti-Christ, Babylon, and the Bride of the Lamb". This second and final book in our Great Falling Away series is now completed, and is now also available directly from Xlibris, as well as from booksellers everywhere.
255 Spelling and pronunciation in English Perhaps the biggest difficulty presented by English pronunciation is its ... At least 90 % of the 6,000 most common words have a regular pronunciation , but only 80 % of the most common 1,000 .
Author: Amorey Gethin
Publisher: Intellect Books
Category: Applied linguistics
Offers a framework for learning any language and provides the arguments as to why anyone should do so, as well as examining the merits of various methods of language learning. The key message of the book is the importance of self-reliance based on a positive approach and efficient organization.
Author: International Workshop on Field-Programmable Logic and ApplicationsPublish On: 1995-08-21
... which checked the existence of words in a compressed , miniature dictionary ( of 6000 English words ) stored in SRAM . Here the FPGA is used as a " spelling coprocessor " , looking up whatever word the transputer requires .
Author: International Workshop on Field-Programmable Logic and Applications
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
This volume constitutes the proceedings of the Fifth International Workshop on Field-Programmable Logic and Its Applications, FPL '95, held in Oxford, UK in August/September 1995. The volume presents 46 full revised papers carefully selected by the program committee from a large number and wide range of submissions. The papers document the progress achieved since the predecessor conference (see LNCS 849). They are organized in sections on architectures, platforms, tools, arithmetic and signal processing, embedded systems and other applications, and reconfigurable design and models.
Traditional approaches to the teaching of spelling have been concerned with what rather than with how to teach. The 'how' has been a much more ... In that year Eldridge recorded the 6,000 most common English words from newspapers.
Author: Margaret L. Peters
Publisher: Psychology Press
'With admirable clarity, Mrs Peters sums up what determines competence in spelling and the traditional and new approaches to its teaching.' -Times Literary Supplement
They also include modern foreign language word counts and lists for English as a foreign language. ... After Eldridge (1911) had published a book listing 6,000 common English words for teachers, Thorndike, an American psychologist, ...
Author: Dagmar Divjak
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Re-examines frequency, entrenchment and salience, three foundational concepts in usage-based linguistics, through the prism of learning, memory, and attention.
Representing the core vocabulary of the English language, 6,000 words are defined, given their proper phonetic spelling, and used in more than 10,000 sample sentences that demonstrate their primary and secondary usage.
Author: Craig T. Norback
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Representing the core vocabulary of the English language, 6,000 words are defined, given their proper phonetic spelling, and used in more than 10,000 sample sentences that demonstrate their primary and secondary usage