Helps students learn the words and phrases used in academic writing, and how to apply it in their own academic written work. The Oxford Learner’s Dictionary of Academic English focuses exclusively on academic language and the way it is used in academic contexts. It helps students learn the words and phrases used in academic writing, and how to use them in their own academic written work. Extensive analysis of existing research, together with the creation of the 85-million-word Oxford Corpus of Academic English, formed the foundation for this ground-breaking dictionary. Students will be equipped with the tools they need to develop their academic writing skills, with an emphasis on how to link words together, how to build phrases and sentences, and how to present a convincing argument. It includes hundreds of academic usage notes, full-sentence examples based on real academic texts and reference pages, as well as a 48-page Oxford Academic Writing Tutor to help students structure and write a variety of assignments, including essays and dissertations. This dictionary is available in print with CD-ROM. The CD-ROM includes the Oxford Academic iWriter, an interactive writing tutor, which guides and supports students with planning, writing and reviewing their academic written work.KEY FEATURES22,000 words, phrases and meanings with the focus on their usage in academic writing50,000 corpus-based examples show words in genuine academic contexts and help students use words correctly690 collocation notes, with full-sentence examples, show over 26,000 collocations and word patterns80 Thesaurus notes, Grammar Points and Which Word? notesLanguage Banks help with functions such as linking ideas and describing trends48-page Oxford Academic Writing Tutor with model texts and writing tips helps students structure and write a variety of assignments, including essays and dissertationsThe Oxford Academic iWriter on the CD-ROM, an interactive version of the Writing Tutor, providesframeworks for students to write their own assignments47-page reference section includes information about academic grammar, as well as punctuation,numbers and measurements, help with irregular verbs and a list of geographical names withpronunciation.