This new colour edition of the Collins Student''s Dictionary is specially written for students aged 14+ for use in class and at home and is based on the requirements of the National Curriculum. This new edition supports students through all school subjects and has been updated with new curriculum vocabulary. The new ''overused words'' feature in this edition is designed to encourage students to seek greater variety in their vocabulary choice.
The ''Survival Guide to English'' supplement is the ideal starting-point for teaching how language varies according to context and audience. It can spark discussion about how language use is affected by today''s technologies, such as texting, blogging, and instant messaging. It also gives students advice on writing for different genres and text types, as well as how to prepare for exams and presentations.