This question is
made for non [e] native speakers of English that are
English as a second language.
What's the best vocabulary book that you have already read?
A book for memorizing new advanced words in a short time?
(If you find any grammatical mistakes
in my writing please tell me!)
[mistake is okay but mistakes would be more natural/common]
Longman Language Activator - Second Edition
Upper Intermediate - Proficiency
From 'excellent' to 'superb'! This new edition of THE writing dictionary expands students' vocabulary effectively, and helps them express their ideas more accurately
This dictionary takes you from a key word or basic idea, such as 'good', and shows you more related words or phrases with information on register, context and grammar structures.
Detailed definitions help students choose the correct word and natural, corpus-based examples show words in typical usage
Improved access system makes it easy to find the word you need
All the collocations and phrases you need to write correctly
Index at the back of the book for easy cross-referencing
Clear key words help to find alternatives
Concepts are grouped
Simple definitions an examples help to find the right word
Do your students say "very happy" when they could say "ecstatic"? Do they say "walk with big steps" when they could say "stride"? The Longman Language Activator, the world's first production dictionary and major development in dictionary publishing, takes students from a key word or basic idea, e.g. EAT, through the exact words and phrases they need to express themselves accurately and appropriately for each context, e.g. wolf down, or be a picky eater.
This dictionary is also great for preparing for examinations like the Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English
Helps students and teachers expand vocabulary and increase proficiency
Covers spoken and written english Real-life examples show words in context