Oxford Picture Dictionary English-French: Bilingual Dictionary for French speaking teenage and adult students of English (Oxford Picture Dictionary 2E)

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Content is organized within 12 thematic units, including Everyday Language, People, Housing, Food and Recreation.

Each unit starts with an Intro page (new to this edition) and ends with a story page, with single or double-page sub-topics introducing new words in a realistic visual context and easy-to-learn "chunks."

The target new vocabulary is listed and simple practice activities help students put their new words into practice.

Story pages include pre-reading questions to build previewing and predicting skills and post-reading questions and role-play activities to support critical thinking and to encourage students to use the new language they have learned.

Rich visual contexts recycle words from the unit. This structure is designed to address the needs of multilevel classrooms.

Supporting components include more guidance on this topic as well as assessing needs and lesson planning. (available in English only).

Product Details

  • Series: Oxford Picture Dictionary 2E
  • Paperback: 305 pages
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press; 2 edition (July 23, 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0194740137
  • ISBN-13: 978-0194740135
  • Product Dimensions: 10.9 x 0.7 x 8.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2 pounds

Customer Reviews

Truly a god send of a dictionary for learning

3 people found this helpful.
 on April 23, 2016
By R. Derr
I really like this English-Vietnamese dictionary so much that I bought three more to give to each of my wife’s family who have immigrated from Vietnam in the past few years. I love just looking at the pictures and then seeing both the English and Vietnamese words identifying the objects on the page by looking at the object’s number below that has what it is in both languages. There are indexes in the back of the book in both languages so if you know the name of something, you can see what page it is on and find out what it is called in the other language. Very help

it’s a great lexicon for intermediate speakers and a good communication tool …

5 people found this helpful.
 on March 2, 2016
By Amazon Customer
This book has clear pictures and it is well laid out. However, it would be of limited use for someone who doesn’t know the English (or Arabic) alphabet and sounds. It would also help to have a phonetic translation in both languages. But, it’s a great lexicon for intermediate speakers and a good communication tool for novices as it shows a lot of common things that someone might encounter.

Good book

8 people found this helpful.
 on January 1, 2014
By Latasha T.
I bought this for my mother. We are from iraq and she has limited english, this book has helped her out a lot.

Excellent buy. Highly recommend it.

 on March 25, 2017
By Minghia
I think there’s no better dictionary than this for people learning English. It’s more than an average dictionary. It really shows you the meaning of the words with beautiful and clear graphics and much more. I purchased this for Portuguese speaking learners, but it’s available in many others languages.

Maybe the header and discription need some changes.

 on April 12, 2015
By Amazon Customer
It should read,, for English speaking students of French. The title on the book is correct on the page header but the rest of the header is backwards. One of my caregivers speaks French and wants to learn English. The second half of the header, the discription lead me to believe this is what I was looking for as did the reviews but he needs French indexed where this is English indexed. Great book however. If I could speak I would use it to learn French.

Excellent Quick Reference

 on June 27, 2017
By stillclickin'
I bought this for a friend who speaks Portuguese and is trying to learn English. Very good buy for the money. Excellent daily reference for acclimating to her new country (USA). Pictures and both languages. Highly Recommend.

Great for ESL learner who are native Japanese speakers

3 people found this helpful.
 on December 18, 2011
By J. Osburg
I really like this book. It may not be 100% accurate, but it allows for very efficient ESL vocabulary building. Of course it’s important to try to use the all English version, but I have a student who came all the way to the US from Tokyo for just 25 days. He is doing over 60 hours of ESL in that time and needs to maximize results, so this OPD version is great! I do, however, think this needs some updating on the tech side, i.e. smartphones, iTunes, WiFi and other IT. I hope Oxford is going to come out with a new version: […]

A MUST HAVE FOR INTERMEDIATE OR ADVANCED BR. PORTUGUESE LEARNERS!

10 people found this helpful.
 on February 10, 2010
By Peabody
Its so hard to find GOOD Brazilian Portuguese language resources… If you’re struggling to find a definitive textbook/guide or if you simply want to take your vocabulary to the next level: THIS BOOK IS FOR YOU!

This is great for our small group class

One person found this helpful.
 on March 1, 2017
By Rhonda Andrews
This is great for our small group class! Our adult students are quicker to learn the English word when they understand what it means in their language. Most of our English as a Second Language (ESL) students are from Hispanic and Oriental countries, but we wanted this book for the one from the Middle East.

Very good. I will take this to Vietnam to teach …

 on March 31, 2015
By Theodore R Carlson
Very good. I will take this to Vietnam to teach English. They have other English books in Hanoi which I will buy. This is a good root source, and I am a retired school teacher with a degree in Reading and English. For teaching English as a second language, one of the researcher said COMPREHENSIBLE INPUT is the most important element in teaching a second language. Matching the visuals with both English and Vietnamese is the best comprehensible input I can find, and especially in this particular book by OXFORD
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