English Dictionaries for Foreign Learners: A History (Oxford Studies in Lexicography and Lexicology) Hardcover – 25 Nov 1999
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This highly readable book is a rich gold mine of information about the history of pedagogical lexicography and its issues (English Studies)
I would recommend every teacher of English to read this book (Enn Veldi, Estonian Association of English Teachers (EATE) Newsletter)
About the Author
After reading Modern Languages at Oxford Anthony Cowie trained as an EFL teacher in London. He taught English in Nigeria from 1956 to 1960, subsequently becoming an English Language specialist at the British Council. In 1964 he joined the School of English at the University of Leeds, where he is now Honorary Reader in Lexicography. He was a co-editor of the third edition and chief editor of the fourth edition of the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary of Current English. Dr Cowie is currently Editor of the International Journal of Lexicography, published by Oxford University Press.
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