Dizionario Oxford Study per studenti d'inglese
Dizionario Oxford Study per studenti d'inglese
Updated edition of this bilingual dictionary specifically written for Italian-speaking learners of English
A revised edition of this bilingual dictionary with hundreds of new words and phrases. Now with integrated Personal Dictionary Trainer and new writing tips.
- ISBN: 978-0-19-430299-9
Updated with the latest vocabulary, this new edition of the Dizionario Oxford Study now provides even more support to help students build their vocabulary and develop their English skills.
Includes authentic example sentences, usage notes, help with grammar and pronunciation, writing tips, full-colour Photo Dictionary, Personal Dictionary Trainer, study pages, and CD-ROM.
Now available as an app for your mobile device.
- More than 60,000 words, expressions and examples, including hundreds of new words and phrases reflecting today's English
- Usage notes on grammar, culture and difficult or confusing words and phrases, and NEW 'Writing Tips' boxes highlighting words and expressions to use in essays
- Shows students how to pronounce words correctly, and includes American pronunciation where significantly different
- Includes Photo Dictionary: a 24-page topic vocabulary section with full-colour illustrations
- NEW 'I can talk about...' pages focus on topic-based vocabulary building and helping students develop their dictionary skills
- NEW Writing practice pages help students develop their writing skills in preparation for Esame di Stato and Gradi del Trinity
- Integrated Personal Dictionary Trainer helps students to make the most of the dictionary and improve their English
- Study pages include learning tips, help with punctuation and modal verbs, and an irregular verbs table
- CD-ROM with pronunciation of all English headwords, a Topic Dictionary for vocabulary building, a Picture Dictionary with video clips for students studying other subjects through the medium of English (CLIL), and Genie instant look-up facility
The example sentences are corpus-based, which means they are authentic, natural, and up-to-date. Usage notes throughout the dictionary explain difficult or confusing words or phrases, or give extra information about an aspect of life or language in Britain and America. Using this dictionary, students not only learn the meaning of the word, but also how to use it correctly.
The Oxford 3000 keywords are highlighted to help students identify the most important words to learn.
Also included is an integrated Personal Dictionary Trainer, which provides useful reference and practice exercises to help students prepare for the Esame di Stato, Gradi del Trinity and KET and PET examinations.
New in this edition is an 'I can talk about...' section which helps students to expand their topic vocabulary, and then encourages them to make active use of it. This section also helps students to develop their dictionary skills and to make the most of the dictionary.
Illustrations help students to understand difficult words, and study pages provide useful information for reference, including false friends, geographical names, expressions involving numbers, and maps of Great Britain, the United States of America and Canada, Australia and New Zealand, and the European Union.
With its clear layout and two-colour design, the Dizionario Oxford Study per studenti d'inglese is an easy-to-use, practical reference companion for Italian-speaking students.
The CD-ROM includes:
- Pronunciation of all headwords in British and American English
- Topic Dictionary - 68 Topics for vocabulary development
- Picture Dictionary with hundreds of illustrations, including videos - particularly helpful for students using English for other subjects
- Interactive exercises to provide useful practice for KET and PET examinations
- Genie - for instant look-up when using the Internet or reading other documents in English
The app works with iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad.
- Access the full A-Z dictionary
- Search for the word you want in either English or Italian, even if you're not sure how to spell it correctly, and switch dictionary sides with one tap
- Use Full Dictionary Search to find your word in any phrase or example sentence in the dictionary
- Listen to high-quality real-voice audio pronunciation of the English words in both British and American English
- Practise your pronunciation: listen to English words, record your own voice saying the words, then listen again to compare
- View hundreds of colour illustrations, which you can enlarge and explore to extend your vocabulary
- Use My View to choose what to look at - hide IPA, example sentences, pictures and cross-references to make entries shorter - tap to show the full entry again
- Build your topic vocabulary
using pre-loaded topic folders, for example
Animals, Business, Jobs, Sport
- Create lists of favourite words, and create folders to store them
- View History to see the last 100 words you looked up
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