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7th June 1996 at 01:00
LANGUAGES. Oxford Visual Dictionary. This dictionary covers some 600 subjects from astronomy to DIY. It identifies more than 25,000 terms in four languages: English, French, German and Spanish. Pounds 19.99. Oxford University Press, Walton Street, Oxford OX2 6DP. Tel: 01865 56767.

Developing Dictionary Skills in French. By Martine Pillette. This pack of photocopiable material provides a wide variety of ready-to-use and fun activities to teach dictionary skills - including finding meanings and using a dictionary in exams - to all abilities across the 11-16 age range. Pounds 25. Collins Educational, HarperCollins Publishers, 77-85 Fulham Palace Road, London W6 8JB. Tel: 0181 7417070


The IT Industry. The latest in a series on careers, this video shows the industry and working practices "warts and all". Pounds 19.99. Career Best Ltd, Profile House, 57 Forlease Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire SL6 1RP. Tel: 01628 770408.


A Pack of Truths. A central part of the Metropolitan Police School's involvement programme, this pack on the dangers of drugs will be distributed free to all London secondary schools in September. Aimed at young people aged 11 or 12, the pack also contains a magazine and a lesson guide. Further information: New Scotland Yard, London SW1H 0BG.

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