Oxford Picture Dictionary ENGLISH-CHINESE: Third Canadian Edition

Paperback | April 24, 2017

byJayme Adelson-Goldstein, Norma Shapiro

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The OPD English-Chinese Third Canadian Edition is an illustrated, theme-based dictionary for second-language learners. Providing a fully translated table of contents, it offers Chinese speakers the additional advantage of having words and phrases defined in their native language. This four-colour dictionary defines words through pictures, and presents each new word in context. Along with its workbooks and many other components, the OPD can be used as a reference book or as text for high school or adult ESL students at the beginner level. For years, the Canadian edition ofthe OPD has been the industry leader among picture dictionaries. The new edition is a revision which updates and refreshes some existing content, adds new content, and makes some improvements based on market research and what users like most in the competition. The OPD is designed for use both in and out of the classroom. Speaking exercises are presented throughout the OPD to allow students to practise new vocabulary in pairs or small groups, while the pronunciation guide in the index allows students to check their pronunciation when they are studying ontheir own.Specific Canadian FeaturesIn addition to the updating and refreshing, the following topics have been specifically Canadianized:* health care* government, military service, civic engagement, driver licensingChange details in 3e:* 10 New Pages* 45 new or revised large- and medium-size illustrations and tech art* 37 new photos and 2 realia revisions* 150 new and 52 revised Spot Illustrations* more than 562 word modifications (new words or changes)

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The OPD English-Chinese Third Canadian Edition is an illustrated, theme-based dictionary for second-language learners. Providing a fully translated table of contents, it offers Chinese speakers the additional advantage of having words and phrases defined in their native language. This four-colour dictionary defines words through pictur...

Jayme Adelson-Goldstein is an ESL teacher-trainer, consultant, and author living in Northridge, California. After starting to work with adult ESL, ESP, and VESL students in the 1980s, Jayme went on to teach the adult ESL methodology courses at UCLA Education Extension for many years. She is currently specializing in professional develo...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.61 inPublished:April 24, 2017Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199027110

ISBN - 13:9780199027118

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Theme 1: Everyday LanguageTheme 2: PeopleTheme 3: HousingTheme 4: FoodTheme 5: ClothingTheme 6: HealthTheme 7: CommunityTheme 8: TransportationTheme 9: Job Search (new)Theme 10: The Workplace (new)Theme 11: Academic Study (new)Theme 12: Recreation