Friday, May 27, 2016

Portable Macmillan English Dictionary for Advanced Lrners 2nd Edition

The second edition of the Portable Macmillan English Dictionary contains a wlth of new material, while building on the innovative ftures that won it two us awards. It is specially designed to help lrners to understand English, use English and be more aware of how English works.

The most frequent 7,500 words in English - the idl vocabulary size for an advanced lrner - are printed in red, graded with stars, and explained with extra detail about how you should use them.
This second edition includes:
Hundreds of up-to-date words (satnav, greenwash, carbon trading, adspend, cyberlaw, geoeconomics)Thousands of colloions, synonyms and antonymsClrly labelled subject-specific vocabulary (equity capital, faultline, heritage language, link rot, culture medium, data compression)Multi-page vocabulary building sections on the themes of movement, communiion and emotionsA complete package of unique, carefully resrched materials based on a detailed analysis of lrners' own writing
Full-page writing sections and Get it right boxes help you to become a more confident writer in academic and professional situations. This material has been crted following a two-yr collaboration with the Centre for English Corpus Linguistics, led by Professor Sylviane Granger, at the Université holique de Louvain in Beium.

Understand language:Find the mning of words you rd and hrMenus take you straight to the right mningSubject-specific vocabulary, World English and encyclopaedic entriesClr definitions using the most common words
Use language:Write and spk with confidenceMore information about the most frequent 7,500 words which are printed in redColloion boxesVocabulary-building sections
Be aware of language:Become a better lrner by understanding how English worksMetaphor boxesUsage notes on style, grammar and varieties of EnglishLanguage Awareness pages on idioms, discourse, cultural values, word formation and more.

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