A fully updated edition of the best-selling Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary. It includes up-to-date vocabulary, clear definitiions, hundreds of pictures and illustrations, and a new 'Focus on Writing' section. Informed by the Cambridge International Corpus and correlated to English Vocabulary Profile, it is ideal for exam preparation and also features 'Common mistake' boxes, to help learners avoid typical mistakes.
Fully updated with 1,500 new words and phrases, including words from the areas of technology, media, language, society, and lifestyle; important words for academic study; important additional words and phrases from American, Indian, Australian and South African English.
Vocabulary is correlated with the English Vocabulary Profile at sense level, showing which words students know at different levels, and allowing users to prioritize their vocabulary study.
Learner error information shows the most common errors made by learners of English, helping learners to avoid mistakes before they make them.
32-page Focus on Writing section, dealing with all essential aspects of academic, formal, and informal writing.
The CD-ROM includes the complete dictionary and recordings in British and American English. Learners can also record their own pronunciation and compare it with the model, use the QUICKfind feature to look up words and hear their pronunciation when using Word or a web browser, and access interactive exercises which include real past papers from IELTS, FCE, CAE, CPE and BEC examinations.