||A compact, intermediate-level dictionary covering over 90,000 words and phrases, and 120,000 translations, including new words in each language. In addition, there are supplements on grammar, correspondence, and a brand-new section on using the Internet.
||Authoritative and up-to-date, this fourth edition of the Pocket Oxford Italian Dictionary covers over 90,000 words and phrases, and 120,000 translations of contemporary Italian and English. Hundreds of new words from Italian 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 Italian grammar, including verb tables for quick reference. The section on culture offers lively and useful information on life in both the Italian-speaking world and the English-speaking world, covering everything from political institutions to how weddings are celebrated. The communication supplement gives help with all types of correspondence, and includes sample letters, emails, CVs and resumes, and a guide to text messaging. Also new to this edition is a brand-new section on the Internet and online services.6 months' access to Oxford's premium online dictionary service - Oxford Language Dictionaries Online - is included with this book, 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 language research programme, the Oxford Languages Tracker. You can also hear audio pronunciations of each word and can improve your language skills with online cultural notes, guides to writing, and much more. The Pocket Oxford Italian Dictionary is the perfect reference for intermediate-level students needing an affordable, portable dictionary.