Cambridge International Dictionary of English

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9780521482363: Cambridge International Dictionary of English

Cambridge International Dictionary of English (CIDE) is a dictionary for learners and users of English as a Foreign Language (intermediate and upwards). Resulting from several years of language research and analysis, CIDE is based on information from the Cambridge Corpus of 100 million words. Entries and examples demonstrate vocabulary, grammar and usage as they are used today. The strictly controlled 2000-word Defining Vocabulary ensures that the language level of the definitions is within the comprehension of the lowest level of student at which CIDE is aimed. Full coverage of international English is given including British, American and Australian varieties. The unique Guide Words act as 'signposts' and help the student distinguish quickly between different senses of the same word. Detailed grammar information is given but complicated grammar codes are avoided.

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Recensione:

'CIDE is a state-of-the-art advanced learner's dictionary … this is a fascinating dictionary. Our oldest publisher has produced something distinctly new.' EFL Gazette

'This is a major new dictionary - the first Cambridge have produced for this market ... All in all this is a very impressive dictionary.' BBC English Magazine

'There is a section on grammar and the parts of speech which is a model of clarity, and most welcome in an age when for many people grammar appears to be a closed book.' The Magazine of The Cambridge Society

'It is a pleasant surprise to open the Cambridge International Dictionary of English with its fresh approach and many welcome features … I will be glad to recommend it to our students.' Professor Jan Svartvik, Lund University

'… its size is a function of what I consider the great success of one of Cambridge's aims: … completeness. CIDE provides more entries and more examples than has been possible in other learners' dictionaries.' ATESOL No 2, 1995

'This new arrival must be regarded as a serious contender … All in all, the layout, print size and quality of paper make it very user-friendly indeed … a very valuable and attractive addition.' ATESOL Newsletter, 1995

'CIDE carefully explains parts of speech and their applications, is generous with idioms, and, best of all … strongly labelled.' Sunday Telegraph, 1995

'This is an attractive, comprehensive, genuinely international dictionary, with a genuinely fresh approach. Highly recommended to both learners of English, and teachers of those learners.' ATESOL ACT, No.2, 1995

'This is the dream dictionary for EFL and ESL learners. It is comprehensive and clear.' VATME Newsletter, Australia, 1995

' … the Cambridge International Dictionary of English … is a valuable and fascinating addition to the reference shelf, and of use to students (and teachers) of English whether as a foreign, second or even first language … the book is immediately user-friendly.' EA Journal Vol 13, No 2

'It is certainly a treasure-house of everything that a student of English could ever wish to find in one volume.' Frederick J Featham, The School of English, Greece

'All in all this is a pleasant dictionary to use. The type faces are clear and easy to read. Throughout it seems evident that there has been a deliberate effort to meet the needs of foreign learners.' ESP France Newsletter, 1995

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Cambridge International Dictionary of English (CIDE) is for learners of English as a Foreign Language (intermediate upwards). Full coverage of international English (British, American, Australian) ensures the vocabulary and examples, showing usage and context, demonstrate English as it is used today.

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