Description - Dictionary
The English/Spanish version of the second edition of the best-selling and well loved Oxford Picture Dictionary
, features over 4,000 words and phrases in both languages illustrated with all new vibrant, crystal-clear artwork. The topics, based on extensive input from teachers and students, have been thoroughly updated to meet the needs of today's English language learners.
Description - Interactive CD
Oxford Picture Dictionary Interactive features easy navigation and provides practice opportunities for every word in the Oxford Picture Dictionary, Second Edition
. In addition, video clips, readings, conversations, and writing activities provide hours of contextualized language practice.
- Contextualized language practice and activities to reinforce new vocabulary.
- Immediate access to target words, promoting language autonomy.
- Tab-style navigation that provides a clear, intuitive interface even for novice computer users.
- Flashcard Maker that enables students to print a word and picture cards based on their individual needs.
- Vocabulary Notebook for students to actively create an electronic notebook of words and images, facilitating independent learning.·
- 4,000 words and phrases, in English and Spanish, illustrated with crystal-clear and vibrant illustrations meet the needs of today's language learners.
- Practice activities at the bottom of almost every page enable students immediately use the target vocabulary.
- New! Intro pages at the beginning of every unit present key vocabulary for learners at all levels.
- New! Story pages at the end of each unit promote reading development and critical thinking skills.
ISBN13: 978-0-19-474025-8ISBN10: 0-19-474025-0
A landmark scholarly work, The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in the United States
offers comprehensive, reliable, and accessible information about the fastest growing minority population in the nation. With an unprecedented scope and cutting-edge scholarship, the Encyclopedia
draws together the diverse historical and contemporary experiences in the United States of Latinos and Latinas from Mexico, Puerto Rico, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Central America, South America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.
Over 900 A to Z articles ranging in length from 500 words to 7,500 words written by academics, scholars, writers, artists, and journalists, address such broad topics as identity, art, politics, religion, education, health, and history. Each entry has its own bibliography and cross-references and is signed by its author.
Essential for scholarly and professional researchers as well as the classroom and library, The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in the United States
will fill a void in the historical scholarship of an under-served population.
"This is one of the most thorough sets on the topic to date.... Highly recommended."--Library Journal, Starred Review
"Highly authoritative and detailed information.... Highly recommended."Choice
"Some 900 A-Z essays ranging in length from 500 to 7,500 words and written by 500 experts document the impact of Latinos in all spheres of US history and society.... Highly recommended."--Booklist, Starred Review
About the Author(s)
Suzanne Oboler is Associate Professor of Latin American and Latino Studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago and founding Editor of the international academic journal Latino Studies . Her publications include: Ethnic Labels, Latino Lives: Identity and the Politics of Representation in the United States (University of Minnesota Press, 1995); Neither Enemies nor Friends: Latinos, Blacks, Afro-Latinos (co-edited with Anani Dzidzienyo, Palgrave Press, 2005), and numerous book chapters and articles documenting the experience of Latino/as in the United States.
Deena J. González teaches at Loyola Marymount University where she is Professor and Chair of the Department of Chicana/o Studies. An historian of the nineteenth-century southwestern United States, and the first Chicana to receive a Ph.D. from Berkeley's history department, she credits her lineage and her mentors for her book, Refusing the Favor: The Spanish-Mexican Women of Santa Fe, 1820-1880 (Oxford Univ. Press, 1999) In addition, she has written numerous articles on race, colonization, representation, identity, and sexuality.