The third edition of the "Collins German Dictionary" has been updated and revised to include the vocabulary of current issues - ageism, animatronics, CJD, infomercial, Ofwat - and also gives full details of all the German spelling reforms introduced in 1996. The "Language in Use" section has been reworked using corpus-based examples. Its new layout makes this practical guide easier to consult and is now linked to the dictionary text with user-friendly symbols in the margins. This approach allows the user to navigate directly from the work in the dictionary text to further means of expression in the central section. This edition includes a cassette giving clear instruction on the pronunciation of German. Recorded by native speakers of German, it demonstrates the ideal way to achieve a perfect German accent.
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'Collins German Dictionary'
The third edition of 'Collins German Dictionary,' with its comprehensive coverage of contemporary German and English and typographical clarity, remains the most up-to-date and reliable single-volume German-English dictionary available. Full information on German spelling reforms is provided and the acclaimed 'Language in Use' section has been entirely re-worked and updated using authentic corpus-based examples. To make this section even more relevant, it is now linked to the dictionary text with clear, user-friendly symbols in the margins.
• Over 280,000 references and 460,000 translations
• Full information on German spelling reforms
• Comprehensive coverage of contemporary language
• Thousands of idioms, set phrases and usage examples
• Fully-revised 'Language in Use' supplement, now linked to the dictionary text
• 'Collins Guide to German Pronunciation' cassette 'free'* with this dictionary.
German Spelling Reforms
Major spelling reforms are being introduced in German with the aim of simplifying this complex language. However, until 2005 both old and new spellings will be accepted. To ensure that students of German are kept fully up-to-date, all Collins German Dictionaries provide full details of all these reforms.
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Book Description Collins, 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used; Good. Bookseller Inventory # 1995755