Accelerates Academic Language Development
The Oxford Illustrated Science Dictionary supports and promotes success in science by making academic vocabulary accessible to high-beginning and intermediate language learners. This dictionary is flexible enough to be used in whole-group, small-group, and independent learning modules and serves as a bridge between picture dictionaries and learner dictionaries.
Each dictionary entry includes:
Part of speech
Work contextualized in a sentence
• Includes 500-700 terms.
• Full-colour illustrations and photos provide context and meaning.
• Coverage includes biology, health, Earth science, chemistry, physics and more.
• Examples model correct usage in context.
• Cross-references expand math concepts and vocabulary.
How to Read a Dictionary Entry
Word Lists by Science Category
Science Charts and Tables