Oxford Word Skills: Intermediate Idioms and Phrasal Verbs Student Book with Key by Ruth GairnsOxford Word Skills: Intermediate Idioms and Phrasal Verbs Student Book with Key by Ruth Gairns

Oxford Word Skills: Intermediate Idioms and Phrasal Verbs Student Book with Key

byRuth Gairns, Stuart Redman

Paperback | April 20, 2011

Pricing and Purchase Info

$30.19 online 
$33.50 list price save 9%
Earn 151 plum® points

In stock online

Ships free on orders over $25

Not available in stores


Oxford Word Skills improves students' vocabulary and vocabulary learning skills. Short, clear presentations and lots of opportunity for practice give students the confidence to use new vocabulary. 80 units at each level mean they cover a huge range of topics and everyday situations. Extrapractice and interactive activities on CD-ROM.
Ruth Gairns and Stuart Redman have been involved in English language teaching for over twenty-five years, and have a particular interest in vocabulary learning and materials development. They have both taught in the United Kingdom and overseas, and have considerable experience of teacher training and in-service teacher development. The...
Title:Oxford Word Skills: Intermediate Idioms and Phrasal Verbs Student Book with KeyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 10.43 × 7.48 × 0 inPublished:April 20, 2011Publisher:OUPLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0194620123

ISBN - 13:9780194620123

Look for similar items by category:


Table of Contents

IntroductionAbbreviationsIntroduction to idioms and phrasal verbs1. What are idioms?2. Types of idiom3. Finding idioms in a dictionary4. The grammar of phrasal verbs5. Core meanings 16. Core meanings 27. Different meanings of phrasal verbsThinking, learning, and knowledge8. I can follow classroom language9. I can talk about learning10. I can talk about exams11. I can talk about ability and progress12. I can talk about thought processes13. I can talk about knowledge and skillsCommunicating with people14. I can talk about getting in touch15. I can describe ways of saying things16. I can talk about phoning17. I can use short spoken phrases18. I can use phrases with say, tell, and see19. I can use common spoken responses20. I can understand and leave messages21. I can say what I think22. I can talk about jokes that go wrongPeople and relationships23. I can describe my actions24. I can talk about my family25. I can talk about different generations26. I can talk about neighbours27. I can describe my feelings28. I can describe romantic relationships29. I can describe annoying habits30. I can talk about astrologyEveryday topics31. I can describe the weather32. I can talk about sleep33. I can talk about spending and saving34. I can talk about diets and cooking35. I can understand crime reporting36. I can talk about work experience37. I can describe a small business38. I can talk about shoppingOut and about39. I can describe social activities40. I can describe outdoor activities41. I can talk about holidays42. I can talk about team sports43. I can talk about situations on the roadConcepts44. I can say what I want or need45. I can discuss plans and arrangements46. I can talk about likes and interests47. I can describe damage and repair48. I can say how things begin and end49. I can talk about time50. I can talk about numbers51. I can talk about problems and solutions52. I can give adviceLanguage53. I can use link phrases54. I can use fixed phrases with two key words55. I can use prepositional phrases56. I can use phrasal verbs as commands57. I can use verb-based idioms58. I can use key verbs: get59. I can use key verbs: take and look60. I can use key verbs: come and goIdioms - some interesting historiesAnswer keyAnswer key to review unitsList of spotlight boxesWord list/IndexKey words