Macmillan English Dictionary
For Advanced Learners American Edition
Macmillan English Dictionary by Susan Stempelski
Book DescriptionThe first original American dictionary to be published relying on a new corpus database of American words. This major new dictionary is created by two teams of over 100 lexicographers, working in America and Britain. Using a corpus of over 200 million words collected from contemporary written and spoken American and British sources, Macmillan English Dictionary gives the most up-to-date information available about the meanings of words and how they are used in today's English. The whole dictionary has been designed for ease of use by students of English. Clear and simple definitions of over 100,000 American and British words and phrases are written using a defining vocabulary of no more than 2500 words. Longer entries are introduced by a menu to help you to find the correct meaning fast. Over 80,000 examples show the defined word in a real context which further strengthens students' understanding. Although English has at least 600,000 different words, 90 percent of all the written and spoken language we read and hear are made up from only 7,500 frequent words. These 7,500 words are highlighted in red, and treated in more detail, with extra information and examples. A practical reference book for the classroom and home, Macmillan English Dictionary helps students with words that are needed for communicating in English, and offers invaluable support for those who want to write and speak accurate and contemporary English.
Buy Macmillan English Dictionary book by Susan Stempelski from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780333966709
(234mm x 157mm x 49mm)
Imprint: Macmillan Education
Publisher: Macmillan Education
Publish Date: 30-Aug-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Macmillan English Dictionary book by Susan Stempelski and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Susan Stempelski
Led by Susan Stempelski of Columbia University, Michael Rundell, former editor of Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English and chief consultant of the Longman Advanced American Dictionary, and Gwyneth Fox, former editor of Collins Cobuild English Dictionary, over 100 lexicographers from America and Britain have come together to create Macmillan English Dictionary.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2017. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.