Pocket Oxford German Dictionary

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Michael Clark, Olaf Thyen
OUP Oxford, Jun 11, 2009 - Foreign Language Study - 976 pages
Authoritative and up-to-date, the new fourth edition of the Pocket Oxford German Dictionary covers over 90,000 words and phrases, and 120,000 translations of contemporary German and English. Hundreds of new words from German and English have been added from computing and technology to health and lifestyle, based on findings from the Oxford Languages Tracker. More than just a dictionary, this handy reference book also includes extensive sections on grammar, culture, and communication giving you the tools you need to communicate effectively and understand aspects of another culture. The grammar supplement provides full information on key points of German grammar, including verb tables for quick reference. The section on culture offers lively and useful information on life in the German-speaking world, covering everything from political institutions to how weddings are celebrated. The communication supplement gives help with all types of correspondence, including example letters, emails, CVs/résumés, and a guide to text messaging. Also new to this edition is a brand-new section on the internet and online services. The Pocket Oxford German Dictionary is the perfect reference for student and adult learners needing an affordable, portable dictionary. This dictionary includes 6 months' access* to Oxford's premium German / English online dictionary service, Oxford Language Dictionaries Online, so you can find accurate translations and extra resources wherever you are. The site is regularly updated with the latest new words and meanings from Oxford's modern languages research programme, the Oxford Languages Tracker. You can also hear audio pronunciations and improve your language skills with online cultural notes, guides to writing, and much more. *Terms and conditions apply; please see www.oxforddictionaries.com/access for information.

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About the author (2009)

M Clark is a retired academic, former reader in Politics at the University of Edinburgh (he taught Gordon Brown what he knows about European History!). He is also the author of "Modern Italy 1871-1995," ( Longman 1985) and other books on Italian history including "Antonio Gramsci and Revolution, "(Yale 1977) and" The Italian Risorgimento, "(Longman 1998).

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