This is the electronic version of the latest edition of the highly acclaimed Oxford Spanish Dictionary. Over 20,000 new entries covering the very latest vocabulary from all areas of life today have been added, bringing the total number of words and phrases covered to more than 300,000, with over 480,000 translations. And the dictionary now talks as well. High-quality pronunciation software enables you to click, type, or cut and paste single words, phrases, or even whole paragraphs into a dialogue box and hear them spoken back to you in either European or Mexican Spanish. The perfect way to boost your spoken Spanish skills.
User-friendly full text and advanced search features, and a clear, simple interface give you the power and flexibility to make the most of this huge translation resource. You can open the dictionary from any Windows document with a single click; jump directly from one side of the dictionary to the other to check your translations; filter your searches to get exactly what you are looking for; and link to cultural notes, grammar and usage help, and comprehensive verb tables.
The dictionary offers the most comprehensive coverage of Latin American Spanish available -all 24 principal varieties of world Spanish are covered: from Spain to Peru, Mexico to the River Plate. For Spanish-speakers, both British and American English are covered.
This electronic edition also includes sample letters, CVs, and emails for you to use as templates for your own correspondence -you can cut and paste sections or whole letters as required to ensure your letters and job applications look properly authentic. A section on text-messaging gives you instant access to the abbreviations and emoticons used in Spanish and English today.