Does anyone have a dictionary? : Does anyone have a dictionary? What kind?
What kind of features does it have?
How to Select a Dictionary : How to Select a Dictionary For ESOL students:
Choose an English-English (not a translator)
Choose one specifically made for ESOL students
Read some of the entries and see if you understand the definitions
Make sure it has some of the key information you want: pronunciation, example sentences, pronunciation
Guide Words : Guide Words
Using Guide Words : Using Guide Words Use the sample guide words to determine on which page each of the ten words will be found.
Write the page number next to the entry word.
Let’s Check… : Let’s Check… 976
Dictionary Entry : Dictionary Entry
Entry Identification : Entry Identification page 5
use page 4
Do 1 – 9 with a partner
Let’s Check… : Let’s Check… entry word
part of speech
spelling of different forms
most common definition
used in a sentence
Multiple-Meanings in Dictionary Entries : Multiple-Meanings in Dictionary Entries present, use, run, state
Find the correct definition for each word in italics in the sentences.
Let’s Check… : Let’s Check… 3