Oxford American Dictionary for Learners of EnglishBook - 2011
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. · 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. · Oxford iWriter: Help students improve their writing skills with the interactive Oxford iWriter , which shows students how to plan, write and check their written work (Intermediate and Advanced levels only).
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2011
Characteristics: xvi, 852, 26, 16 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 22 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Alternative Title: American dictionary for learners of English