Definition of workbook in English:



  • 1A student's book containing instruction and exercises relating to a particular subject.

    • ‘The pages in the student workbook are reproducible with numerous ‘look and do’ activities including weaving, pottery, and so on, closing with a ‘Fun Quiz’ and a glossary of terms.’
    • ‘By following the workbook exercises you will develop the courage you need to dare to face the fears which accompany a life of not overeating.’
    • ‘Roll up your sleeves while a Disney facilitator guides you through your own workbook of exercises designed to engage the minds of customers and win the hearts of employees.’
    • ‘But what people focus on really isn't the beautiful thing, they always focus on the amount of time it took her to do the workbook, math book, homework, reading or puzzle.’
    • ‘This concept is represented in a bar graph pictured in the students' workbooks.’
    • ‘Your children must learn to use standard English, but that is best taught in conjunction with their writing and not in abstracted exercises in grammar workbooks.’
    • ‘He bought stacks of English workbooks and reading books.’
    • ‘Konowitz's book could be a workbook for the student and teacher.’
    • ‘Children of the second-year class (six-year-olds) are expected to carry to school 18 copy books, a mathematics textbook, a reading book, workbooks and their normal writing stationary every day.’
    • ‘An instructor's guide that included answers to end-of-chapter questions and additional problems, and especially a workbook for students, would make the book even more attractive as a text.’
    • ‘The teacher's edition includes extra notes, activity ideas, and all pages from the student workbook.’
    • ‘Again, you get a Teacher's Manual, two student workbooks, and yet another set of 28 readers which pick up where the First Grade set left off.’
    • ‘After being given a grammar book, a literature book, and a workbook to go with each, we were given, believe it or not, three sheets containing literary terms followed by our first homework assignment.’
    • ‘This year we would particularly hope to send reading books and workbooks for beginners.’
    • ‘This means certain books must be purchased, but individual workbooks can be charged directly to the students.’
    • ‘By working through the exercises in their workbook, parents learn to set and monitor their own goals for behavior change and enhance their skills in observing their child's and their own behavior.’
    • ‘It offered workbook courses that allowed students to independently pick up the high school courses they wanted or needed to take.’
    • ‘The net enables us to translate material from books and workbooks into live, interactive, exciting, dynamic action tools embedded in the daily work of people and organisations.’
    • ‘Once you figure out how to browse it, you stumble across carefully prepared exercises and workbooks.’
    • ‘One was a workbook that gave instructions to employees about how to correspond with customers who have inquiries or complaints.’
  • 2Computing
    A single file containing several different types of related information as separate worksheets.

    • ‘Well, I want know how to link sheets from different workbooks.’
    • ‘For its part, Microsoft has created an Excel-based workbook for users, for download, to access the data.’
    • ‘Moreover, a special Web site has been set up, which provides the various Microsoft Excel workbooks mentioned along the way.’
    • ‘The woman somehow selected an entire workbook in MS Excel and printed it out.’
    • ‘The example works with Excel, so you need a connection to the application, the workbook, and a worksheet to do anything worthwhile.’