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Longman Advanced American Dictionary

Dictionary of American English on CD-ROM Advanced Level
Pearson Education Limited


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Price: $49.95

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Item #:PE20101


Description

It is the ultimate reference for advanced ESL students and instructors! With over 84,000 words and phrases, the Longman Advanced American Dictionary offers users access to the words and phrases Americans really use in speech and in writing. The entries, from contemporary and idiomatic to offbeat, are thorough and understandable, as all definitions are written using only 2,000 common words. Every headword is pronounced by native speakers.



Overview

This dictionary is not only a valuable source of information on American English, but also a unique educational resource. It displays all verb forms for every verb found in the dictionary, provides word origins for 15,000 words, supplements definitions with full-color photos and illustrations, and provides a complete grammar reference guide. You can also record your own pronunciation and play it back. The CD-ROM includes interactive vocabulary exercises and TOEIC and TOEFL tests. The CD-ROM is supplemented with the book.

Features:

  • 84,000 words and phrases.
  • 66,000 natural example sentences to show how words and phrases are really used.
  • New words, idioms, and up-to-date entries including business, literature, science and Internet.
  • 24,000 collocations and phrases showing how words can be used together.
  • 3,000 most frequently used words in American speech and writing.
  • Usage notes based on the Longman Learners Corpus that help students choose the correct word and avoid common errors.
  • Clearly highlighted grammatical patterns.
  • Complete printed equivalent with colorful and black-and-white illustrations.
  • More encyclopedic entries than any other American ESL dictionary!

Supported languages:

English

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Stand-Alone or Single Workstation

Number of users:

single

Distribution media:

CD-ROM

Program Interface:

English

Documentation:

English

System Requirements:

  • Windows 95/98/ME/NT/2000/XP
  • IBM PC 486 or above
  • 32 Mb minimum RAM
  • 40 Mb free hard disk space
  • 16-bit, full duplex recommended soundcard
  • CD-ROM drive, speakers or headphones

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