English Dictionaries for Foreign Learners: A History

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List of Tables
1.1. A comparison of two sequences of headwords in TWE and GEW20
1.2. Simple sentences containing a simple finite (SSSF patterns)28
1.3. Construction-pattern 4131.1: simple examples (tabulated)30
1.4. Guide to vowel symbols in the New Method English Dictionary35
1.5. Verb-Pattern 745
2.1. Random choice of verb+object-noun combinations from the Interim Report60
2.2. Verb+object-noun combinations in six selected verb entries in ISED61
2.3. Phrasal and prepositional verbs (after Mitchell 1958)66
2.4. Grammatical patterns and their codes in ODCIE 1 (1975)68
2.5. Sentence-like combinations70
2.6. Word-like combinations and the scale of idiomaticity71
2.7. Clause-type idioms and collocations in ODCIE 275
3.1. New and transferred entries at letter L in ALD 285
3.2. Adjective-pattern 1A in the Guide to Patterns, ALD 1, and ALD 290
3.3. Adjectives with attributive and predicative function in ALD 1 and ALD 294
5.1. Additions to the LDOCE CV at letter C157
6.1. Order of selection of written and spoken media and of specific study activities in relation to dictionaries used (Tomaszczyk 1979; Béjoint 1981; Marello 1989)186

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English Dictionaries for Foreign Learners: A History
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Publisher's Acknowledgement v
  • Acknowledgements vi
  • Contents vii
  • List of Figures ix
  • List of Tables x
  • Abbreviations xi
  • Chronological List of Dictionaries Analysed xiii
  • Introduction 1
  • Conclusion 12
  • 1 - The Genesis of the Learner's Dictionary 14
  • 1.5. Conclusion 51
  • 2 - Phraseology and the Learner's Dictionary 52
  • 2.8. Conclusion 80
  • 3 - The Second Generation of Learners' Dictionaries 82
  • 3.1. Introduction 82
  • 3.5. Conclusion 116
  • 4.1. Introduction 118
  • 4.7. Conclusion 143
  • 5 - The Third Generation of Learners' Dictionaries 144
  • 5.1. Introduction 144
  • 5.7. Conclusion 173
  • 6 - Focus on the Dictionary User 175
  • 6. 1. Introduction 175
  • Postscript 199
  • References 201
  • Index 217
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