Parts Of A Dictionary

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Parts Of A Dictionary

  1. 1. Using a Dictionary ENG 073 Fall 2008 QVCC
  2. 2. Why Do We Use Dictionaries? <ul><li>To learn new words </li></ul><ul><li>To check the meaning of a word </li></ul><ul><li>To check the parts of speech of a word </li></ul><ul><li>To learn multiple meanings of word </li></ul><ul><li>To learn how to pronounce a word </li></ul>
  3. 3. education: ˌ e-jə- ˈ kā-shən noun (1531) 1 a: the action or process of educating or of being educated ; also : a stage of such a process b: the knowledge and development resulting from an educational process <a person of little education > 2: the field of study that deals mainly with methods of teaching and learning in schools — ed·u·ca·tion·al           -shnəl, -shə-n ə l adjective — ed·u·ca·tion·al·ly           -ē adverb Entry Word Pronunciation Key Part of Speech Date of origin
  4. 4. education: ˌ e-jə- ˈ kā-shən noun (1531) 1 a: the action or process of educating or of being educated ; also : a stage of such a process b: the knowledge and development resulting from an educational process <a person of little education > 2: the field of study that deals mainly with methods of teaching and learning in schools — ed·u·ca·tion·al           -shnəl, -shə-n ə l adjective — ed·u·ca·tion·al·ly           -ē adverb Main definition First part of main definition Second part of main definition Alternate definition
  5. 5. education: ˌ e-jə- ˈ kā-shən noun (1531) 1 a: the action or process of educating or of being educated ; also : a stage of such a process b: the knowledge and development resulting from an educational process <a person of little education > 2: the field of study that deals mainly with methods of teaching and learning in schools — ed·u·ca·tion·al           -shnəl, -shə-n ə l adjective — ed·u·ca·tion·al·ly           -ē adverb Other versions of the word

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