Portable Macmillan English Dictionary 2nd Edition
The second edition of Macmillan English Dictionary currently contains many new materials, while relying on innovative features that brought him two prestigious awards. The Macmillan Dictionary, which must be used, helps students to speak English confidently and accurately.
This new edition offers students a rich supply of written help: it contains the right framework throughout the dictionary and the 50-page section “Improve your writing skills” for fluency.
New full-page sections for writing and Get It Right will help you become a more confident writer in academic and professional situations. The “Improve Your Writing Skills” section in the center of the dictionary Give you advice on how to write in 18 areas that often cause difficulties, while the “Get It Right” fields in separate headings will help you to foresee mistakes that you may make, and show how to fix them.
In these fields, common phrases are also often highlighted, alternatives to frequently used words are presented, and differences between words that are easily confused are indicated. This material was created after two years of collaboration with the Center for Linguistics of the English Language, led by Professor Silvian Granger at the Catholic University of Louvain in Belgium.
The new section “Expand Your Vocabulary” in the center of the dictionary – on the topics of movement, communication and emotions – helps you choose the right word at the right time and use it correctly and idiomatically.
- Additional information about the most commonly encountered 7500 words — the ideal dictionary size for the advanced user — that are printed in red and marked with asterisks
- Boxes of phrases and metaphors
- Expand the vocabulary section on topics of movement, communication, and emotion
- A complete package of unique, thoroughly researched materials based on a detailed analysis of students’ own writing. The sections on full pages and “Get it right” boxes