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The Concise Oxford-Duden German Dictionary Michael Clark

The Concise Oxford-Duden German Dictionary

Michael Clark

Published September 7th 2000
ISBN : 9780198642305
Hardcover
1248 pages
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This new edition incorporates the recent German spelling reforms throughout the text. With over over 140,00 words and phrases, and over 240,000 translations, this major new edition provides unrivalled coverage of general, scientific, and technicalMoreThis new edition incorporates the recent German spelling reforms throughout the text. With over over 140,00 words and phrases, and over 240,000 translations, this major new edition provides unrivalled coverage of general, scientific, and technical and literary vocabulary, including thousands of new expressions such as alcopop, dataglove, emoticon, road rage, chatten, Datenautobahn, Suchmaschine, zappen. There is extended treatment of specific vocabulary areas: detailed in-text boxes cover topics such as nationalities, jobs, addresses, greetings, asking for directions, and apologizing, giving extra help with usage, constructions, and choosing vocabulary. Also new to this edition is a new guide to email and the Internet which offers a unique gateway to language and culture in the German-speaking world. There is also an entirely new Thematic wordfinder which brings together the essential vocabulary from a broad range of subject areas including the environment, society, business and industry, communication, media, and the arts.