Find the meaning of words you read and hear: menus take you straight to the right meaning; subject-specific vocabulary, World English and encyclopaedic entries; clear definitions using the most common words.
Write and speak with confidence:
more information about the most frequent 7500 words - the ideal vocabulary size for an advanced learner - which are printed in red and graded with stars; collocation boxes; vocabulary-building sections.
Become a better learner by understanding how English works:
metaphor boxes; usage notes on style, grammar and varieties of English Language Awareness pages.
This new edition includes:
New hundreds of new words (satnav, greenwash, carbon trading, adspend);
New many more collocations, synonyms and antonyms;
New extra clearly labelled subject-specific vocabulary (link rot, culture medium, data compression, equity capital);
New multi-page Expand your vocabulary section on the themes of movement, communication and emotions;
New a complete package of unique, carefully researched materials based on a detailed analysis of learners' own writing. Full-page writing sections and Get it right boxes help you to become a more confident writer in academic and professional situations;
New Language Awareness pages on idioms, discourse, cultural values, word formation and more;
New CD-ROM now with thesaurus for every meaning of every word, interactive exercises, and weblinks to connect you to relevant Internet resources.
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