This English School Thesaurus is the essential word finder for all students of English. Developed with teachers to support the requirements of the school National Curriculum, this English student thesaurus has a clear and easy-to-use layout, with an alphabetical indicator on each page, making it easy to find information quickly. This Collins pocket thesaurus includes thousands of synonyms and antonyms as well as short definitions for all main entry words. Examples are given for all synonyms to show how they are used and to help students choose the right one for their context. The ‘more synonyms' feature and ‘types of' panels help to extend students' vocabulary and extra help is given to help avoid overuse of very common words. A special section focusses on writing skills and helps students to use language effectively and achieve success in all areas of written work. For more on English language usage, the Collins School Dictionary and Thesaurus (9780008257958) is an excellent companion.