Summary

A comprehensive, flexible, and up-to-date vocabulary reference and teaching tool for English language learning. The Oxford Picture Dictionary and its components create a highly teachable programme that can be used as a complete, four-skills beginning course, or as a language development supplement and practical reference. In monolingual and bilingual editions, this dictionary has beautifully rendered illustrations of over 3,700 words. Based on extensive research, the Dictionary includes 140 essential topics arranged into 12 thematic units, and meets the language needs of beginning and intermediate, young adult and adult learners of American English. Key FeaturesThe dictionary provides 168 pages of dynamic, detailed colour scenes and individual illustrations clearly depicting over 3,700 wordsTwelve thematically-grouped units cover vocabulary which students can use at home, in the workplace, in the community and in their academic studies140 key topics correspond to the curriculum of beginning and intermediate level courseworkExercises, related vocabulary and grammar points are all included on the pageNumerous verbs and adjectives are presented in phrases which provide additional contexts for vocabulary and demonstrate realistic languageThere is a complete index with Pronunciation Guide, Geographical Index and Verb GuideA Teacher's Book contains teaching tips, lesson plans, and vocabulary practice activities.The accompanying Focused Listening Cassette provides hours of listening practice. It features clear pronunciation of all the vocabulary items in the dictionary in interesting and stimulating waysThirteen bilingual editions are also available, with more planned for the futureNew Grammar Activity Book Beginning WorkbookWritten opportunities for vocabulary reinforcement of each Dictionary pageAttractively designed in full colour