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Dr. Joy's English Dictionary
Recommended as Extracurricular Reader for Elementary and Junior High School Students by the Government Information Office, EY
Author/Editor : Peggy Huang
Volume: 1
Edition: Hardcover
Size: 19.5cm x 26.5cm
Target audience: All
Language: Traditional Chinese/English
Series: Supplementary Series
 

Must-have Tool for Grades 1֪–9. Children Have Fun Learning!


     A dictionary is a necessary tool for learning a language. And for beginners, owning one appropriate dictionary is important. Dr. Joy’s English Dictionary includes 2,300 words— 2,000 of which are the frequently-used vocabulary for junior high and elementary school students according to the Ministry of Education. Each word offers practical and life-related examples, phrases, as well as idioms. More detailed explanations are provided concerning the usage of related words. In addition, this dictionary also collects the latest computer-related and technological words so that users are up to date with the quickly evolving high-tech world. Chinese pinyin symbols next to Chinese explanations of words are included making it easy for grades 1 and 2 students to pronounce Chinese words.

     The character Dr. Joy guides readers through every single page of the dictionary and plays games with them too in the “Living Scenes” section. “My Toolbox” includes a number of practical appendixes, such as verb forms, plural noun rules, frequently-seen people and country names, and more.  

     Traditional dictionaries claim to have tens of thousands of words. Dr. Joy’s English Dictionary only focuses on the most essential words for young learners of English. It also includes an MP3 disc so that readers can listen to proper American English pronunciation! Dr. Joy’s English Dictionary is not only be a great tool for English-learning, but it also piques their interest!
A necessary tool for grades 1–9 English, including more than 2,300 basic vocabulary, more than 7000 derived vocabulary, phrases, and useful examples

Chinese Pinyin: the addition of Chinese pinyin symbols next to Chinese explanations of words makes it easier for younger students to look up words.

Chinese Index: Categorized according to Chinese Pinyin; lists all Chinese explanations so that readers can find related English vocabulary—an extra Chinese-English dictionary.
Living Scenes: Has various daily-life vocabularies corresponding with wonderful illustrations for readers to learn quickly.
"My Toolbox": Includes verb forms, country names, numbers, and English letters writing—an indispensable English tool book!
MP3 disc: Included with this dictionary so that readers can listen to American English pronunciation.
MP3 disc

About the Author

Peggy Huang Part-time Associate Professor, Taipei Municipal University of Education
Ph.D. Program in English Teaching, Graduate School of English, Tamkang University
M.A. University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA)
I-Shan J. Chen

Assistant Professor, Department of Children’s English Education, National Taipei University of Education
Ed. D., Teachers College, Columbia University
M. A., School of Education, Stanford University

Brad Lint

Ph.D. Indiana University of PA Lecturer, Penn State University, Erie,
Behrend College

Wade O.Nichols M.A. Teachers College, Columbia University
Sophia Yang‧Eugenia Tsai‧Sean P. T. Perez‧Jeff Lee Hockett
English Alphabet
Editor’s Words
How to Use the Dictionary
A~Z
Living Scenes
1. Animal Kingdom
2. Knowing Your Body
3. Making a Funny Face
4. What Are You Wearing?
5. Around the House
6. Computers and the Internet
7. In the Classroom
8. Foods and Drinks
9. What Do you Want to Be?
10. Let’s Play Music!
11. My Pastimes
12. Keeping Fit
13. Getting Around
14. A Tour of the City
15. Chinese Zodiac
16. What’s Your Sign?
17. Let’s Go to the Park!
My Toolbox
1. Nouns
2. Adjectives
3. Verbs
4. Numbers
5. Times and Dates
6. Holidays
7. Wise Sayings
8. Common English Names
9. Measurements
10. Countries of the World
11. Counties and Cities in Taiwan
12. K. K. Phonetic Symbols K. K
13. Writing an English Letter
14. Romanization Table
Chinese Index
English Index
English-speaking Countries
Dr. Joy\'s English Dictionary
Dr. Joy's English Dictionary

ISBN-10: 9578417926
ISBN-13: 9789578417922
Date of Publication: August 2002
Pages: 454

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