ERIC Number: ED342250
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Learners' Dictionaries: State of the Art. Anthology Series 23.
Tickoo, Makhan L., Ed.
A collection of articles on dictionaries for advanced second language learners includes essays on the past, present, and future of learners' dictionaries; alternative dictionaries; dictionary construction; and dictionaries and their users. Titles include: "Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow; or Vaticinations on the Learners' Dictionary" (Ladislav Zgusta); "Recent Developments in EFL Dictionaires" (Gabriele Stein); "Learners' Dictionaries--Recent Advances and Developments" (A. P. Cowie); "The Background and Nature of ELT Learners' Dictionaries" (Tom McArthur); "Dictionaries and Language Learning" (Paul Nation); "Monolingual and Bilingual Dictionaries: Fundamental Differences" (Tadeusz Piotrowski); "The Collocational Dictionary and the Advanced Learner" (Morton Benson); "Grammar in Dictionaries" (Thomas Herbst); "The Treatment of Pronunciation in Some Monolingual General Dictionaries Used by Learners of English" (W. R. Lee); "How Many Words Is a Picture Worth? A Review of Illustrations in Dictionaries" (Hilary Nesi); "Uncommonly Common Words" (John M. Sinclair); "A Vocabulary for Writing Dictionaries" (Gwyneth Fox); "Vocabulary, Culture, and the Dictionary" (Hilary Bool, Ronald Carter); "Which Dictionaries and Why? Exploring Some Options" (Makhan L. Tickoo); "How to Use a Dictionary?" (Soekemi); and What We (Don't) Know about the English Language Learner as a Dictionary User: A Critical Select Bibliography" (R. R. K. Hartmann). (MSE)
Descriptors: Dictionaries, Difficulty Level, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries, Foreign Language Books, Grammar, Illustrations, Language Patterns, Pronunciation, Second Language Instruction, Sociocultural Patterns, Trend Analysis, User Needs (Information), Users (Information), Vocabulary Development
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (Singapore). Regional Language Centre.