Best, Wilfred D. Student's Companion

ISBN 13: 9780003262025

Student's Companion

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9780003262025: Student's Companion

Part almanac, part dictionary, The Studentís Companion is a handy encyclopaedia in one portable volume. No wonder it is a world-wide best-seller! Just some of the special features are :

  • Single words for phrases and sentences.
  • Figurative expressions and their explanations.
  • Proverbs.
  • 100 choice quotations for special occasions.
  • Small words for big ones.
  • Comparisons and similes.
  • Abbreviations in common use.
  • Prefixes in common use.
  • Some geographical facts worth remembering.
  • Revision notes in English.
  • General knowledge.
  • Civics.
  • The West Indies.

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This small book is excellent. I got my first copy about 30 years ago and I currently use it as a teaching aid. I recommend this book to all my English students and especially non-native instructors. An excellent book for all native and non-native speakers of English language.


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