Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Publisher: Pearson Education ESL 2015
Number of pages: 2224
Quick and easy to use: 155,000 natural examples bring English to life; Clear definitions written using only 2000 common words; British and American pronunciations of headwords, including people and place names; Signposts guide you to the right meaning; Instant pop-up dictionary for the web or email ...
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by Ernest Horn - Gregg Pub. Co
The 5,000 words of highest frequency were selected from 5,136,816 running words taken from the vocabularies of business correspondence; of personal letters from all parts of the country; of well-known writers; of letters printed in magazines; etc.
by Frederick W. Hamilton - Committee on education
Word study and English grammar are important for several reasons. A man's use of words is commonly taken as a measure of his knowledge and even of his intelligence. Carelessness often causes a man to be held in much less esteem than he deserves.
by Easley Stephen Jones - D. Appleton-Century company
This Practice Handbook reviews the fundamentals of writing and speech. About half its bulk is exercise material, oral and written, with tests and reviews. It attempts to be simple, definite, practical. The book provides eighty full-page exercises.
by H. W. Fowler - The Clarendon Press
This is the 1919 edition, which in its own province and on its own scale uses the materials and follows the methods by which the Oxford editors have revolutionized lexicography. The book is designed as a dictionary, and not as an encyclopedia.