The Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Online<br />LDOCE<br />Jennifer Isasi<br />Language Resources  <br />
Whose is this resource?<br />Owned and operated by Pearson Education Limited (1999-2009)<br />Registered company in Englan...
Which software does it use?<br />Dictionary powered by the IDM<br />IDM?<br />A XML Content Management Software <br />
How is it built? <br />Using a corpus <br />Which corpus? <br />Longman Corpus Network <br />
WhatistheLongman Corpus Network ?<br />A huge database of 330 million words from a wide range of real-life sources such as...
Which are the benefits of this corpus? <br />The dictionary can give full coverage of thousands of natural word combinatio...
Whatdoes LDOCE offer?<br />Searchable contents of the A-Z text<br />Selected headwords pronounced in British and American ...
How can you use this dictionary?<br />First: <br />Search a word<br />
How can you use this dictionary?<br />The source will give you the whole collection that its corpus recognizes<br />
How can you use this dictionary?<br />Choose the word you are looking for<br />You will get the category, definitions, exa...
Any problem? Don’t panic!<br />If you have a problem with any word in the definition above: Double-click on it -a new wind...
Are there any more tools? Yes<br />Word Focus<br />
Are there any more tools? Yes<br />Word of the day<br />
In short? <br />Simple –one click<br />Visual –pictures <br />Audio –pronunciation <br />
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Review: LDOCE

  1. 1. The Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Online<br />LDOCE<br />Jennifer Isasi<br />Language Resources <br />
  2. 2. Whose is this resource?<br />Owned and operated by Pearson Education Limited (1999-2009)<br />Registered company in England and Wales<br />
  3. 3. Which software does it use?<br />Dictionary powered by the IDM<br />IDM?<br />A XML Content Management Software <br />
  4. 4. How is it built? <br />Using a corpus <br />Which corpus? <br />Longman Corpus Network <br />
  5. 5. WhatistheLongman Corpus Network ?<br />A huge database of 330 million words from a wide range of real-life sources such as books, newspapers and magazines.  <br />
  6. 6. Which are the benefits of this corpus? <br />The dictionary can give full coverage of thousands of natural word combinations<br />Typical learners’ mistakes are analyzed and includes notes on how to avoid them<br />
  7. 7. Whatdoes LDOCE offer?<br />Searchable contents of the A-Z text<br />Selected headwords pronounced in British and American English<br />Selected example sentences pronounced, to help you improve your intonation<br />
  8. 8. How can you use this dictionary?<br />First: <br />Search a word<br />
  9. 9. How can you use this dictionary?<br />The source will give you the whole collection that its corpus recognizes<br />
  10. 10. How can you use this dictionary?<br />Choose the word you are looking for<br />You will get the category, definitions, examples and idioms or phrases. <br />
  11. 11. Any problem? Don’t panic!<br />If you have a problem with any word in the definition above: Double-click on it -a new window will pop-up<br />
  12. 12. Are there any more tools? Yes<br />Word Focus<br />
  13. 13. Are there any more tools? Yes<br />Word of the day<br />
  14. 14. In short? <br />Simple –one click<br />Visual –pictures <br />Audio –pronunciation <br />

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