The Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary defines the vocabulary students need to succeed in high school and beyond.
Entries cover more than 2,000 content-area vocabulary items, as well as general academic vocabulary and full coverage of everyday words and phrases. The CD-ROM lets students search for vocabulary by subject area, includes audio of all entry words, offers word family and frequency information, and has a thesaurus and instant lookup feature. The CD-ROM is compatible with Windows XP/Vista and with Mac OSX 10.4 (32-bit only).
Easy-to-understand definitions make the meanings clear.
Subject labels make it easy to find content-area vocabulary.
General academic vocabulary labels show which words are the building blocks of academic writing.
Full-sentence examples show how English is really used.