Synopses & Reviews
Easier to use than a full adult dictionary but much more detailed than a typical childrenand#8217;s reference, this book is a perfect fit for middle school students learning Spanish. The clean, readable layout and eye-catching two-color design will appeal to students and teachers alike.
With more than 22,000 words and phrases and 45,000 translations, the dictionary contains up-to-date vocabulary in both Latin American Spanish and American English, focusing on topics most relevant to students, such as school life, sports, and leisure.
Entries and translations are easy for students to understand, with each sense of a word listed on a new line and no abbrevations: all labels, such as part of speech and noun gender, are written in full. The School Dictionary is packed with other helpful features, including and#149; 500 thematically grouped illustrations, covering topics such as colors, the human body, and telling time and#149; usage examples showing the headword in context and extensive usage notes and#149; a 32-page supplement on Spanish and English grammar A full-featured reference in a format accessible and appealing to students, the Larousse School Dictionary is the ideal companion to any introductory Spanish course.
About the Author
The Larousse editorial team includes many language and reference experts based in countries around the world. In this way the linguistic team keeps its finger on the pulse of living languages as spoken by the native-language speakers of these countries.