Foreign Language Study

English Dictionaries for Foreign Learners

by Anthony Paul Cowie
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Foreign Language Study
Pages: 232 pages
ISBN 13: 9780199250844
ISBN 10: 0199250847
Format: PDF, ePUB, MOBI, Audiobooks, Kindle
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Synopsis : English Dictionaries for Foreign Learners written by Anthony Paul Cowie, published by Oxford University Press on Demand which was released on 2002. Download English Dictionaries for Foreign Learners Books now! Available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. This is the first history of dictionaries of English for foreign learners, from their beginnings in Japan and East Asia in the 1920s to the present day. -- This is the first history of dictionaries of English for foreign learners, from their beginnings in Japan and East Asia in the 1920s to the present day. Anthony Cowie describes the evolution of the major titles, and their fight for dominance of what soon became an enormous market. He shows how developments in lexical and grammatical theory crucially affected the content and structure of ELT dictionaries.