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The Firefly Spanish/English Visual Dictionary

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28,000 terms illustrated with 4,800 colorful pictures.

The Firefly Spanish/English Visual Dictionary is an unparalleled reference to the world around us and an indispensable tool for language education. Its 4,800 full-color illustrations show what other dictionaries can only describe in black-and-white text. From the parts of a honeybee to the parts of a bulldozer, the scop
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Hardcover, Abridged, 586 pages
Published January 18th 2007 by Firefly Books (first published January 18th 2004)
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Marnie S. Angulo Delgado, B.A., CMI
This resource forms part of my Interpreter/Translator library.
Natosha
Feb 23, 2016 Natosha rated it it was amazing

The book, The Firefly Spanish/English Visual Dictionary by Jean-Claude Corbeil and Ariane Archambault is an illustrated dictionary with Spanish and English words inside! You can learn either one since both English and Spanish words are listed beside the object your looking up. However you decide to use it, this is such a great way to find something new and learn about it in a different language. Plus, great for kids who have to take quizzes, tests and actually write Spanish or English on paper.

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Sarah Ritter
Corbeil, J.C., & Archambault, A. (2006). The firefly spanish/english junior visual dictionary. Buffalo, NY: Firefly Books.

Citation by: Sarah Ritter
Type of Reference: Dictionary
DDCN: 463.17

Content/Scope: The purpose is to provide definitions and illustrations for various words. The words are given in Spanish and English. Each keyword is connected a to an annotation and illustration. There are 600 topics categorized into 17 sections including: Earth, astronomy, vegetable kingdom, animal kingdo
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Corbeil, J., & Archambault, A. (2004). The Firefly Spanish/English visual dictionary. Richmond Hill, Ont.: Firefly Books.

Citation by: Jennifer Shepherd

Type of Reference: Dictionary, hardback

Call Number: Ref 423

Content/Scope: This visual dictionary's audience is intended for teens and adults. It contains 28,000 terms and 4,800 vibrant, life-like pictures. Spanish terms are identified by gender, and two indexes make it fast and easy to find a term in either language. The 600 subjects are organ
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Lauren Vender
Corbeil, J.C. (2015). The firefly spanish/english visual dictionary. Firefly Books.

Citation by: Lauren Vender

Type of Reference: Dictionary

Call Number: Ref 423

Content/Scope: A Spanish-English dictionary that contains images to help teenagers and adults better translate between the Spanish and English languages.

Accuracy/Authority/Bias: No bias is present. Information is extensively researched to ensure accuracy.
Arrangement/Presentation: Information is presented alphabetically over 900 pages. Most
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Mr. Roboto
Jul 31, 2007 Mr. Roboto rated it it was amazing
My girlfriend bought me this one. I *LOVE* it. This book will teach you all the terms you'll never learn in a Spanish class. Wouldn't it be great to learn all the terms pertaining to an airport? This book covers it with several airport-related diagrams. You'll learn terms for tarmac, ticket counters, baggage claim, etc). It includes diagrams of the body (skeletal system included), and many other terms you might need to add to your vocabulary as an advanced speaker. It's an excellent resource to ...more
Jessica
Sep 28, 2009 Jessica rated it it was amazing
AWESOME! Seriously, I tortured my poor, long-suffering mother all evening with this book. It would be nice and peaceful and then I would blurt out some random word, like the word for a worker honeybee wing in Spanish. (It's 'ala,' by the way.) The book is totally exhausting for all involved, both for the reader and the poor soul who has to listen to the reader expound their new knowledge. The breadth of words covered is amazing.
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Total eye candy and a great teaching tool.
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this might not look like a legit book but I am learning alot.
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