Author: Mark Davies, Brigham Young University
Editor: Paul Rayson
Editor: Anthony McEnery, Lancaster University
Hardback: ISBN: 0415334284 Pages: 320 Price: U.S. $ 100.00
Paperback: ISBN: 0415334292 Pages: 320 Price: U.S. $ 31.95
A Frequency Dictionary of Spanish is an invaluable tool for all learners of Spanish providing a list of the 4,000 most frequently used words in the language. Based on a 20-million word corpus which is evenly divided between spoken, fiction and non-fiction texts from both Spain and Latin America the dictionary provides the user with a detailed frequency based list plus alphabetical and part of speech indexes.
All entries in the rank frequency list feature the English equivalent, a sample sentence plus an indication of major register variation. The Dictionary also contains thirty thematically organized lists of frequently used words on a variety of topics. A Frequency Dictionary of Spanish aims to enable students of all levels to maximize their study of Spanish vocabulary in an efficient and engaging way.