For grades 7 & up! This best-selling bilingual, bidirectional dictionary is designed to help users communicate effectively in American Spanish and English and includes up-to-date coverage of essential, current vocabulary. 80,000 entries and 130,000 translations with nearly 5,000 new translations and hundreds of new words and phrases added across a variety of fields including technology, sports, lifestyle, food and beverage, science and medicine. Bidirectional (English to Spanish and Spanish to English) with extensive coverage of Latin American Spanish. Expanded coverage of more than 700 core vocabulary entries. Abundant examples of words used in context clarify shades of difference between words. Pronunciations are given in the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA). Special sections include Spanish and English numbers and abbreviations, Nations of the World, Metric System Conversions, Spanish Grammar, Conjugation of Spanish Verbs, and Irregular English Verbs. Perfect for teachers, students, travelers, and language learners of all skill levels.