Firefly Spanish / English Visual Dictionary Review
The Firefly Spanish/English Visual Dictionary is an extremely powerful tool for learning the Spanish language - It contains 3600 color pictures that illustrate the definitions of 28,000 Spanish Words. The illustrations and definitions are organized into 17 topic sections, listed below.
Here's an example of how this book could be used. Suppose you're a health care professional and you need to know Spanish for health care - this illustrated dictionary has sections with pages of pictures and definitions for all the different areas of a hospital - all illustrated and defined with Spanish and English words listed. There's a page for the items found in an ambulance, and one for the contents of a first aid kit, most everything imaginable related to health care has a page of definitions.
Or say, for example, you're working in the construction industry and you want to know the Spanish words for all the carpentry tools. You would simply turn to the section called Do-it-yourself, and under carpentry, you'll find page after page of pictures of all the tools with Spanish and English definitions.
Are you a teacher and want to know the Spanish for all the rooms and different areas of a typical school building? Do you like a certain sport and want to know how to talk about it in Spanish? Seriously, the ways you could use a book like this are countless.
There are also dozens of other uses for the dictionary. If you want to learn to tell your friends about your hobbies, you'll find all the words to use in one section of this dictionary.
The entire visual dictionary is indexed by individual word as well - there is both an English index and a Spanish index.
The dictionary is divided into 17 topic sections:
- Vegetable kingdom
- Animal kingdom
- Human being
- Food and kitchen
- Do-it-yourself and gardening
- Personal adornment and articles
- Arts and architecture
- Communications and office automation
- Transport and machinery
- Sports and games
- The dictionary is 586 pages long.
- The ends of the pages are color coded by topic section so you can easily find the section you want.
- Suggested price is $29.95 USD