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Knap jou taal gebruik op. Brei jou algemene kennis uit. Verfris jou geheue. Vergewis jou van jou feite. Gaan jou spelling van vreemde plek- en eiename na. Help jou kind met skooltake. Stof jou opponente in trivia speletjies uit. Draf blokraaisels kaf. Vra jou vriende vas. Hou op kopkrap!TAAL : – Sowat 1 000 artikels oor eietydse taalgebruik. – Betroubare, korrekte antwoorde op taalprobleme waarmee woorde boeke jou nie help nie. Duidelik toegelig met werklike voorbeelde uit die taalpraktyk – Spelling, leesteken gebruik, problematiese woorde en frases, die regte woordkeuse, woorde wat dikwels met mekaar verwar word, die invloed van Engels op Afrikaans, en nog meer. – Die riglyn een inligting berus op die ondervinding en praktiese kennis wat die skrywer, Tom McLachlan, in ’n langberoeps loopbaasas dosent, onderwyser, maar veral as taalpraktisyn opgedoen het. Hy is ’n oudvoorsitter van die SA Akademie vir Wetenskap en Kunsse Taalkommissie en een van die voorste kenners van Afrikaans vandag.FEITE: – Sowat 6 000 deeglik nagevorste ensiklopediese artikels. – Inligting oor Suid-Afrika, Afrika en die res van die wêreld. – Sowat 300 illustrasies, en KR-kodes wat jy met jou selfoon skandeer om addisionele inligting, oudio-, video- en beeldmateriaal op die internet en HAT se webblad te ontsluit. – Bykans elke land van die wêreld is opgeneem, historiese gebeurtenisse, belangrike persone, plekke, klassiek een populêre musiek, literatuur, die beeldende kunste, argitektuur, teater, rolprente, mitologie, godsdiens, sport, en meer. – Suid-Afrikaanse sporthelde van gister en vandag. – Suid-Afrikaanse skrywers, kunstenaars, musikant een akteurs.

Item Code: BC05570


Lana se gesin neem ’n pragtige Jack Russell-hondjie aan. Wanneer Lana die hondjie Rakker noem, het sy geen idee hoe stout hy gaan wees nie. Rakker beland die heeltyd in die moeilikheid. Sal Lana dit regkry om hom uit die moeilikheid te hou Lana en haar sussie gaan blommemeisies op tannie Emma se troue wees. Maar Rakker is baie nuuskierig oor al die gewerskaf vir die troue – en hy wil ook deel van die planne wees. Lana wil graag hê Rakker moet troue toe kom, maar die res van haar gesin dink nie dit is ’n goeie plan nie. Kan Rakker hom lank genoeg soet gedra om ook na die troue genooi te word Jong troeteldierliefhebbers sal versot wees op Lana en haar ondeunde hondjie, Rakker, se skreeusnaakse avonture! Graad 3 – 5 HT / Graad 6 – 7 EAT

Item Code: BC05610


The ABC of Afrikaans made simple for school-going learners, professionals, tourists … and anyone and everyone interested in Afrikaans Core vocabulary- The top 1 000 most frequent words and their primary meanings- Clear explanations- Exact translations- Natural example sentences and phrases- Usage notes and illustrations Picture dictionary- Helps you understand the meaning of words Thematic dictionary- Increases your vocabulary Essential communication- Situation-based language for immediate use Afrikaans grammar- Everything you need to know about Afrikaans words, pronunciation, spelling, writing, sentences, and more- Explainedin simple English- Packed with examples- Printed in two colours on 128 pages- Common abbreviations- Activities

Item Code: BC05540


Specially compiled for beginner learners of Afrikaans and English. Includes definitions! Spesiaal saamgestel vir beginnerleerders van Engels en Afrikaans. Sluit definisies in. Features : Grades 7–12 – Contains the top 1 000 most essential and frequently used words – Clear definitions in English and Afrikaans offer extra support and guide users to exactly the right translation equivalent – Each meaning of a word begins on a new line, so learners can quickly and easily find the translation they need – Thousands of natural examples, based on the Longman Corpus Network and growing HAT Corpus of Contemporary Afrikaans – Usage notes based on information from the Longman Learner’s Corpus and the experience of top language teachers – Special section with illustrations encourage vocabulary building. – Prepares learners for success using English and Afrikaans in everyday life. – Appendices: Picture Dictionary | Thematic Dictionary | South Africa and Namibia | Activities | Abbreviations

Item Code: BC05510


Main features : – The Longman-HAT School Dictionary in a handy, easy-to-carry pocket format – Over 10 000 words and phrases – Thousands of meanings – Clear definitions in the source language offer extra support and guide users to exactly the right translation they need – Thousands of natural examples, based on the Longman Corpus Network and HAT Corpus of Contemporary Afrikaans – A Picture Dictionary and a Thematic Dictionary encourage vocabulary building. – An Essential Communication section provides situation-based language for immediate use – Essential abbreviations – Prepares learners for success using English and Afrikaans in everyday life.

Item Code: BC05530


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Storiewoordeboek Is‘n unieke voorlees-en-saamleesboek wat die taal en denke van kinders stimuleer. Deur middel van fantasieryke en dikwels humoristiese verhaaltjies en rympies –ondersteun deur prettige volkleur illustrasies – word die betekenisse verklaar van woorde wat dikwels moeilik is om aan jong kinders te verduidelik. Elke bladsy is bevolk deur vrolike karakters waarmee kinders hulle kan vereenselwig: seerowers, dinosourusse, Indiane, sokkerspelers, meerminne, harlekyne, diere, kabouters, konings, prinse en prinsesse Hulle kom almal aan die beurt. Van prins Klaterkroon en prinses Esmeralda, Flippie Vlermuisen Heksieklein tot die sonderlinge maats Ollie Olifant en Muis, en nog baie meer. Vir Afrikaans kinders herskep deur die meester storieverteller Linda Rode. Woordeskat vir Kinders Voorlees: 4 jaar+Self lees: 7 jaar+ – 1 000 woorde gekies op grond van wetenskaplike navorsing oor kindertaal – 300 stories en rympies – 300 volkelurtekeninge – 300 dink-en-doenaktiwiteite – 300 eenvoudigedefinisies – Alfabetieseen tematieseregister

Item Code: BC05550


The new Pharos Bilingual School Dictionary contains more than 10 000 headwords from Afrikaans and English. This collection of headwords includes the core vocabulary from both languages.

The following information is provided for each headword: syllabification, primary stress, inflected forms such as plurals, past tense forms and degree of comparison, an apt translation, and full sentences, which illustrate the use of the word. The headword is printed in blue to make the dictionary more user-friendly. Derivatives of the headword are included at the end of the article so that users can identify word families.
A typical article looks like follows:
magic [no plural] noun towerkuns, toorkuns
• The witch in the story uses magic to do bad things. Die heks in die storie gebruik toorkuns om slegte dinge te doen. magic(al) adj., magically adv.
Additional information is provided in notes to help learners with problematic spelling and grammatical issues. In addition, the dictionary contains a supplement with additional information on both Afrikaans and English grammar.

The dictionary is perfect for use in the classroom and is especially recommended for the intermediate and senior phases.

Product Code: 700530


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The Multilingual Illustrated Dictionary is a seven-language glossary, fully illustrated with colour pictures and photographs. The seven South African languages are English, IsiZulu, Sesotho, IsiXhosa, Setswana, Afrikaans and Sepedi. The word lists are arranged in 12 everyday themes, ranging from My body, Family and friends, Clothing and My home to Nature and us, Food and drink and South Africa. The words that make up each theme are presented in labels attached to the illustrations. Each label combines the equivalent terms from the seven different languages, allowing for immediate comparison. For easy recognition each language has its own colour code running throughout the book. The illustrations and photographs are brightly coloured and attractive and portray scenes from present-day South Africa.Each theme is concluded with a table of commonly used phrases pertaining to that theme, once again translated into the seven languages. Separate to the 12 themes there is also a table with useful words arranged by parts of speech. The comprehensive index shows that the book contains at least 2500 terms for each language.The Multilingual Illustrated Dictionary is aimed at the Senior School Phase (Grades 7 to 9), but is suitable for other grades as well, for learners both younger and older. The book would also make an excellent communication tool for the home and workplace.

Product Code: C100100


The Verklarende Afrikaanse Woordeboek (of which the first edition appeared 70 years ago) is the most comprehensive Afrikaans descriptive desk dictionary currently available in South Africa. The new edition contains more than a 1000 new entries and more than 3000 common abbreviations. In total, more than 100 000 words are clearly defined. In addition, the revised dictionary reflects the most recent Afrikaans variants and spelling rules, as contained in the newly published Afrikaanse Woordelys en Spelrels. Information regarding parts of speech, plural forms, derivatives, degrees of comparison and the inflected forms of verbs are indicated simply and clearly, adding to the user-friendliness of this edition. Tens of thousands of synonyms and other semantically-related words are included, as well as idioms and set phrases. If one would like to know the meaning of the Afrikaans words jeera, konjunktuursiklus or mitochondrion; where one would find a silikon-mikroskyfie or a witdwerg; what the synonym for Internetblaaier is, or what lwtk., w.k.w. or BUVTON abbreviate, this new edition of the Verklarende Afrikaanse Woordeboek is a must-have on any bookshelf.

Product Code: C100110


The X-kit Afrikaans for English Speakers is the ideal reference guide for beginner or near-beginner learners of Afrikaans. It contains everything you need to know about Afrikaans words, spelling, pronunciation, speaking, vocabulary, writing, phonetics, sentences and paragraphs to ensure excellent results in Afrikaans. Ideal for Grades 8 to 12 and students.

Product Code: 702530


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Smart-Kids Practice tests have been written and reviewed by South African teachers to help prepare children for tests and improve test results in Mathematics and Home Language. These tests are also very effective for use before the Annual National Assessments (ANAs). Smart-Kids Practice tests can be used in the classroom or at home as a resource to help prepare children for writing formal tests.

Product Code: 701510