Longman Dictionary of American English with Thesaurus and CD-ROM, Third Edition
- Publish Date: 2004-09-06
- Binding: Paperback
The world's best-selling learner dictionary of American English has been completely revised and updated! Still the only intermediate-level dictionary completely based on authentic spoken and written English, the Longman Dictionary of American English now offers even more outstanding features, including Thesaurus Boxes and a full-color picture dictionary. Real Language *Completely revised and updated coverage, including terms from business, technology, and the media, ensure that students learn the most current language. *52,000 words and phrases. *Interactive CD-ROM with full contents of the dictionary. Real Clarity *The Longman Defining Vocabulary, limited to the 2,000 most common English words, guarantees that definitions are easy to understand. *3,000 key words are highlighted so that students know exactly which words to learn first. *Easy-to-see signposts get students to the right meaning quickly! Real Help *Fully integrated thesaurus explains thousands of synonyms and antonyms.*Spoken phrases are highlighted to help students differentiate between spoken and written forms.*Full-color picture dictionary brings words to life.* Learner's Handbook section contains Writing, Grammar, and Communication Guides to help with common errors and vocabulary acquisition. Longman Dictionary of American English CD-ROM *The Longman Dictionary of American English CD-ROM contains the complete contents of the Longman Dictionary of American English. *Special recording function allows students to record and check their pronunciation. *Students can look up any word and get an instant definition and pronunciation of all examples. *Interactive reading and writing exercises provide extra practice. *An integrated photo dictionary allows users to find illustrations by topic. *TOEFL(R) Test practice exercises give students real-life test preparation. Hardware Requirements PC minimum requirements: 486 66MHZ Windows 95/98/NT, 16 Mb RAM. MPC compatible. Audio board (e.g. Soundblaster) Quad speed CD-ROM drive. MAC minimum requirements: 68040 CPU, 8MB RAM, 8-bit, 256-color display. Dual speed CD-ROM. See the Longman Dictionary of American English Companion Website for more details and resources.