A S Hornby wrote the first OALD. Find out about The Man Who Made Dictionaries.
'Students can easily find and understand the meaning of a word and aren't afraid of actually using a dictionary'
Celina Beatríz Beccaria, Teacher, Argentina
The Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary has sold over 35 million copies. It is the world's best-selling advanced learner's dictionary.
Now there are 8 new reasons to choose Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary 8th edition.
Oxford iWriter on CD-ROM - an interactive tutor to plan, write and review different types of essays and presentations.
Interactive whiteboard-friendly CD-ROM now with My Topics, Topic Vocabulary Banks, integrated Thesaurus, new activities and downloadable resources.
32-page Oxford Writing Tutor with tips and guidance on tackling different types of writing
1000 NEW words and meanings covering technology, lifestyle, slang, and the economy
64-page colour Visual Vocabulary Builder with new illustrations, new photos, and new topics
Oxford 3000™plus shows students the most important words to know and their most important meanings
Topic Collocation boxes show the words that work together in the context of everyday and exam topics
Academic Word List marked