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Price: $38.95

Format:
Paperback 320 pp.
216 mm x 277 mm

ISBN-10:
0194740218

ISBN-13:
9780194740210

Publication date:
September 2008

Imprint: OUP UK

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Oxford Picture Dictionary, Second Edition: English-Urdu

Edited by Jayme Adelson-Goldstein and Norma Shapiro

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These remarkable new editions of the bestselling bilingual Oxford Picture Dictionary feature over 4,000 words and phrases illustrated with all new vibrant, crystal-clear artwork. The topics, based on extensive input from teachers and students, have been thoroughly updated to meet the needs of today's English language learners. Colour coding and topic icons make finding words easier than ever, and practice activities at the foot of each page ensure accurate and effective use of words.

Introduction
1. Everyday Language
2. People
3. Housing
4. Food
5. Clothing
6. Health
7. Community
8. Transportation
9. Work
10. Areas of Study
11. Plants and Animals
12. Recreation

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Jayme Adelson-Goldstein is an ESL teacher-trainer, consultant, and author living in Northridge, California. Norma Shapiro has been involved with language teaching since 1982. She has conducted many workshops on vocabulary development, communicative activities, and using visuals in the classroom.

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Special Features

  • 165 topics - including Everyday Language, Housing, Health, and Food--targeted to meet the needs of adults and young adults.
  • An introductory page presenting key vocabulary at the beginning of each unit, so that users easily identify the most important words.
  • A story page with a dynamic scene at the end of each unit for reviewing words and presenting additional vocabulary.
  • Subtopics within many topics, organizing words within logical groupings, further facilitating navigation.
  • Thirteen bilingual editions, including Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese, Arabic, Korean, French, Russian, Haitian Creole, Brazilian Portuguese, Japanese, Polish, Urdu, and Farsi.