||The Oxford Colour Dictionary & Thesaurus is a convenient, compact, and portable reference book to help with studies or to solve everyday language problems and puzzles, wherever you are. This third edition features a brand new colour layout. The thesaurus entry for a word sits directly alongside the dictionary entry so that you do not have to hunt around the page to find the word you are looking for. This new edition contains a centre section on 'Effective English' which covers the basics of writing English and how to get the best out of your thesaurus. 6 months' access* to Oxford's premium online dictionary and thesaurus service is included with this book, so you can get accurate definitions and alternative words wherever you are. Find out more about our living language using Oxford Dictionaries Online - updated regularly with the latest changes to words and meanings, so you have the most accurate picture of English available. Use the thousands of audio pronunciations to hear how words are spoken. Improve your confidence in writing with helpful grammar and punctuation guides, full thesaurus information, style and usage help, and much more.Packed with help and information, the Oxford Colour Dictionary & Thesaurus is an ideal reference for home, school, or work. *Terms and conditions apply; please see www.oxforddictionaries.com/access for information.