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Unformatted text preview: The Amazing World of...Dictionaries Objective: We will have learnt... 1.Why do we use dictionaries? 2.How are they useful? 3.How do we use them? 4.How can they be used? Why do we use dictionaries? There are probably more than 250,000 English words. Pocket-sized dictionaries have only the most common words in them. Most English dictionaries will tell you what a word means and what class of word it is, e.g. a noun, a verb or an adjective. Think of one instance were you would use a dictionary...discuss with your partner and report back to class We can use dictionaries for so many reasons, they help us with a variety of different needs. Think about a literacy lesson Think about an unknown word Think of a difficult spelling How are they useful? Dictionaries are used for... Finding and checking spellings. Finding a definition of an unknown word. Find out word classes - is the word an noun, adjective or verb?...
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This note was uploaded on 11/04/2011 for the course EDUCATION 320 taught by Professor Professorlemont during the Fall '11 term at BYU.

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