Macmillan School Dictionary

A two-colour dictionary for Intermediate-level students whose curriculum subjects are taught through the medium of English. The CD-ROM and website won the English Speaking Union President's Award in 2004.

The Macmillan School Dictionary explains - clearly and accurately - the vocabulary needed for successful study in any of the key school subjects. But what makes it unique is the research that underlies its design and content, from expert advice by teachers and syllabus designers, to the unique Macmillan Curriculum Corpus, a 20-million-word computer database containing hundreds of school textbooks and exam syllabuses, for every subject from agriculture to zoology.

Key Features

  • Special emphasis on subject vocabulary, with 6,000 curriculum words highlighted
  • Valuable study skills section to help with all school subjects
  • More than 100 two-colour illustrations help to explain complex topics at a glance
  • Helpful examples based on real-life English
  • Information boxes on word families, synonyms and vocabulary building
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