Pictures convey meaning more clearly than words alone. The English/Vietnamese edition of "The New Oxford Picture Dictionary" presents over 2,400 words in both English and Vietnamese, clearly depicted on 102 pages of full-color, contextualized illustrations. Vocabulary is introduced within 82 topics, which range from such basics as food, clothing, and shelter to more specific topics such as the space program, occupations, and sports. An English index includes all the vocabulary words with a clear, easy-to-follow pronunciation guide. A second index in Vietnamese is also included. The Dictionary can be used at all levels, by all ages to teach all language skills. With the components, it provides a complete language development program. It's an invaluable resource every student and teacher needs to have.