Oxford American Dictionary for Learners of English, by Unknown
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- ISBN: 9780194399722 | 0194399729
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 12/12/2010
A new American Dictionary specifically designed for learners of English. It offers students a dictionary that is just right for their level. Written for students working to improve their English language skills. Featuring over 42,000 words, phrases, and meanings, the basic-level dictionary makes it easier to transition from picture dictionaries. The American Dictionaries for learners of English support English learners, struggling readers, and special education students. Coverage. 42,000 words, phrases, and meanings. Extra help with grammar, collocations, synonyms, word-building, and choosing the right word. Prioritizing vocabulary. Includes the words (as keyword entries), labels 1,900 words from the Academic Word List and includes 4,500 content area words, labeled by subject. Defining vocabulary. Simple explanations, using words from the Oxford 3000 list. Illustrations. Around 500 color illustrations communicate meanings quickly. Writing. 16-page Oxford Writing Tutor and the Oxford iWriter (on the CD-ROM) helps students plan, write, and review their written work. Consolidation. Vocabulary-building and dictionary skills training with the accompanying Oxford Vocabulary Builder. Pronunciation. Pronunciation of headwords, IPA footer. Spoken headwords on CD-ROM. Record and playback on CD-ROM to practice pronunciation. Learner autonomy. My Topics (on CD-ROM) enables students to build their own word lists. CD Authority. Researched in the U.S., with expert help from a U.S.-based Advisory Board of language experts to understand the needs of beginning-level students. Endorsed by Keith Folse, who wrote the foreword. Corpus