Synopses & Reviews
A favorite for many years, "The New Oxford Picture Dictionary contains over 2,400 illustrated vocabulary words divided into 82 topics. There are nine bilingual editions of the "Dictionary.
Pictures convey meaning more clearly than words alone. This dictionary is a unique language learning tool for students of English. It provides students with a glance at American lifestyle, as well as a compendium of 2,400 useful vocabulary. Organized in 82 themes, beginning with topics that are most useful for the "survival" needs, the dictionary does not have to be taught in order. Vocabulary playing cards, cassettes, workbooks are also available.
The Intermediate Workbook accompanies The New Oxford Picture Dictionary. It follows a page-by-page format to provide immediate reinforcement of the vocabulary presented in the Dictionary. Each unit contains a collection of activities that range in difficulty from low- to high-intermediate and that can be used for both written and oral practice of the Dictionary vocabulary. Each exercise is coded to indicate its level of difficulty. Graphs, charts, and illustrations expand the exercises in a variety of ways.
Published in 1988, this dictionary continues to be a favorite of many teachers.