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Announcing a special offer on Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary and Practical English Usage apps during Educator Appreciation Dates – April 7-15, 2013 only
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[April 07, 2013]

Oxford/Freiburg, April 7, 2013 -- The Practical English Usage and Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary apps are essential tools for anyone who wants to improve their vocabulary, pronunciation, and understanding of English grammar.

Practical English Usage, by grammar expert Michael Swan, is a world best-seller, and the first point of reference to deal with problems of English grammar.

Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary is the global best-selling dictionary for people using English for their work or studies, explaining the meaning of 184,500 words clearly, including over 100,000 example sentences to show how words are used, and providing real voice audio to help with pronunciation.

If you buy both apps (an option for iPad/iPhone users only), you can tap on a word in Practical English Usage and look it up in Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary.

Both the Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary and the Practical English Usage app were developed by Oxford University Press, the world’s authority on the English language, and Paragon Software Group a leading multi-platform software developer for mobile devices and desktop computers.

The Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary app is available for the iPad/iPhone, Android, Mac OS, BlackBerry®, Windows™ Phone, Windows™ 8 and Kindle Fire at 50% off the usual price of £20.99 for 7-15 April 2013.

Practical English Usage app for iPad/iPhone is also available at 50% off the usual price of £27.99 for 7-15 April 2013.

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