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The Firefly Spanish/English Junior Visual Dictionaryby Jean Claude Corbeil
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This is a fairly comprehensive visual dictionary for Spanish-speaking learners... I can easily see various subject teachers using sections to help recent arrivals cope. — Library Media Connection
Designed for young users... a good visual dictionary has a place on the ready-reference shelf. — Booklist
With 12,000 words and 2,000 illustrations on more than 500 topics, The Firefly Spanish/English Junior Visual Dictionary shows what other bilingual dictionaries only describe. Topics range from an airport layout and the human circulatory system to hydroelectricity and the parts of a shoe, with every term connected to a detailed illustration labeled for easy identification. The gender of the Spanish word is shown to help the reader use it correctly.
This new edition has been thoroughly updated to include the newest and most relevant subjects, current terminology and up-to-date images. Introductory text opens each section, and there are both thematic and general indexes. The dictionary's 22 themes are color-coded for easy reference:
AstronomyGeographyGeologyMeteorologyEnvironmentVegetable kingdomAnimal kingdomHuman beingFoodClothing and personal objectsHouseScienceEnergyTransportation and heavy machineryArtsArchitectureMusicCommunicationsSocietySportsLeisure activities and gamesSymbols
This visual reference is perfect for increasing a child's vocabulary, as well as being useful for adult learners of either language.
A Spanish/English visual dictionary for children: 12,000 terms annotate 2,000 illustrations organized in 22 themes. Color-coded tabs and extensive index make finding a word or subject easy. Two indexes, by language, and Spanish terms include gender.
The essential dictionary for any child learning English or Spanish as a second language.
With 12,000 terms in each language and 2,000 illustrations covering more than 500 topics, The Firefly Spanish/English Junior Visual Dictionary shows what other bilingual dictionaries just cannot — words translated as labels on computer-generated color illustrations. The topics cover a broad range — everything from an airport layout to the human circulatory system, from electricity to the parts of a shoe.
The dictionary is organized into 22 color-coded themes that include, among others, astronomy, geography, the animal and plant kingdoms, the environment, the human being, food, science, transportation and machinery, the arts, and sports.
Each key word or phrase is connected to a detailed illustration, making identification quick and accurate. The Spanish term is identified by gender, helping the reader with correct usage. Two extensive indexes, one in English and the other in Spanish, make it fast and simple to find a term in either language.
This visual reference is educational and fun to use, making it valuable in helping young readers learn Spanish or English as a second language.
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