Longman learner dictionaries are designed with the student’s needs in mind. Our comprehensive range of dictionaries features easy-to-understand definitions, clear example sentences, and hundreds of supporting photos and illustrations.
Longman dictionaries in English are appropriate for beginning level ELLs to advanced level ELLs. Longman dictionaries improve vocabulary, teach academic word families, and provide support in learning English grammar and usage. The Learner's Corpus used is from a 10 million word database made up of language written by students of English.
Longman Picture dictionaries make learning vocabulary fun, comprehensible, and a foundation for increasing vocabulary knowledge over time.
Pearson encourages 21st century learning by infusing the core subjects and themes throughout our programs—Life and Career Skills, Learning and Innovation Skills, and Information, Media, and Technology Skills. The ultimate goal—to ensure that every child is prepared for the 21st century with skills like critical thinking, problem solving, creativity, innovation and global competence.
Language-acquisition expert, Dr. Jim Cummins, has worked exclusively with Pearson to embed powerful teaching approaches into Pearson programs, ensuring that English language learners receive the same high quality education as their peers. Dr. Cummins’ expertise in literacy development in multilingual school contexts, as well as the role of technology in promoting language and literacy development, have made Pearson programs the most effective resources for today’s ELLs.