Using a Dictionary

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it's a nice presentation . It helps to teach the use of the dictionary in a short time . Thank you for it . SOSO

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Using a Dictionary : 

Using a Dictionary

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… 976 975 157 1480 435 655 159 976 654 654

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 pronunciation part of speech spelling of different forms most common definition used in a sentence additional definition etymology synonyms

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 2 6 4 5 10 8 13 11