English Dictionaries for Foreign Learners: A History

English Dictionaries for Foreign Learners: A History

by Anthony Paul Cowie

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199250844
Publisher: Oxford University Press (UK)
Publication date: 07/18/2002
Series: Oxford Studies in Lexicography and Lexicology Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 9.20(w) x 6.20(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

After reading Modern Languages at Oxford Anthony Cowie trained as an EFL teacher in London. He taught English in Nigeria from 1956 to 1960, subsequently becoming an English Language specialist at the British Council. In 1964 he joined the School of English at the University of Leeds, where he is now Honorary Reader in Lexicography. He was a co-editor of the third edition and chief editor of the fourth edition of the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary of Current English. Dr Cowie is currently Editor of the International Journal of Lexicography, published by Oxford University Press.

Table of Contents

Introduction
The Genesis of the Learners Dictionary
Phraseology in the Leaners Dictionary
The Second Generation of Leaners Dictionaries
The Role of the Computer in Learner Lexicography
The Third Generation of Learners Dictionaries
Focus on the Dictionary User
References
Index

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