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Translation English-Catalan

Bilingual dictionaries (English-Catalan; English-Spanish; Spanish-Catalan):

* Diccionaris.cat (Larousse & Vox): https://www.diccionaris.cat
* DeepL: https://www.deepl.com/translator
* Google Translate: https://translate.google.com
* Diccionari de la llengua catalana multilingüe castellà-anglès-francès-alemany (Enciclopèdia Catalana): https://www.multilingue.cat
* Cambridge Dictionary inglés-catalán: https://dictionary.cambridge.org/es/diccionario/ingles-catalan
* CatalanDictionary.org: https://www.catalandictionary.org/catala
* Collins English-Spanish-English Dictionary: https://www.collinsdictionary.com/dictionary/english-spanish
* WordReference: https://www.wordreference.com/es
* Optimot (diccionari castellà-català): http://www.gencat.cat/optimot

Collocations dictionaries:

* Online Collocation Dictionary (Oxford): http://www.freecollocation.com
* Diccionario de colocaciones del español: http://www.dicesp.com

Translation criteria:

* Ainaud, Jordi; Espunya, Anna; Pujol, Dídac (2010) [2003] Manual de traducció anglès-català. Vic: Eumo Editorial. Table of contents: click here
* ésAdir: http://esadir.cat, especially the section “Calcs de l’anglès”: http://esadir.cat/traduccio/interferencies/angles

Translation exercises:

* Ainaud, Jordi; Espunya, Anna; Pujol, Dídac (2010) [2003] Manual de traducció anglès-català. Vic: Eumo Editorial. At the end of each chapter there are exercises with keys. Table of contents: click here
* Espunya, Anna; Pujol, Dídac: translation exercises English-Catalan (most of them with key): https://parles.upf.edu/llocs/gral/tocs2.htm

Further resources:

* More translation resources can be found at the UPF library, section “Guia temàtica – Traducció i Ciències del Llenguatge”: https://guiesbibtic.upf.edu/trad

Catalan language

Dictionaries:

* DIEC (Diccionari de la llengua catalana, Institut d’Estudis Catalans): https://dlc.iec.cat
* Recursos en línia (Institut d’Estudis Catalans): https://www.iec.cat/llengua/recursos.asp
* Diccionari.cat (Gran diccionari de la llengua catalana, Enciclopèdia Catalana): http://www.diccionari.cat
* DCVB (Diccionari català-valencià-balear, by Alcover & Moll): http://dcvb.iecat.net
* Diccionaris.cat (Larousse & Vox; also includes a thesaurus): https://www.diccionaris.cat
* Diccionari de sinònims (IEC, Albert Jané): https://sinonims.iec.cat
* Diccionari de sinònims (Softcatalà): https://www.softcatala.org/diccionari_de_sinonims
* Conjugador català (Enciclopèdia Catalana): https://www.enciclopedia.cat/search/obrad/CG
* Termcat: http://www.termcat.cat

Spelling:

* Institut d’Estudis Catalans, Ortografia catalana: https://www.iec.cat/llengua/documents/ortografia_catalana_versio_digital.pdf

Grammar:

* Examples of serious errors in the target language (these kinds of errors should be avoided at all costs): click here
* Catalan level C exams with keys (Generalitat de Catalunya; it is compulsory to take these self-tests: click here
* Curs de llengua catalana. Nivell C (Generalitat de Catalunya; contains exercises with keys at the end; the contents of this book are taken for granted): http://administraciojusticia.gencat.cat/web/.content/documents/arxius/nivell_c_solucionari.pdf
* Grammar section of ésAdir (Corporació Catalana de Mitjans Audiovisuals): http://esadir.cat/gramatica
* Jordi Ginebra i Serrabou, La nova normativa de l’Institut d’Estudis Catalans. Guia pràctica: http://llibres.urv.cat/index.php/purv/catalog/view/274/309/683-1
* Critèria (espai web de correcció de l’IEC): https://criteria.espais.iec.cat
* CUB (= Criteris UB; it is the Universitat de Barcelona’s style book): http://www.ub.edu/criteris-cub

Other resources:

* Optimot. Consultes lingüístiques: http://www.gencat.cat/optimot
* Corrector ortogràfic i gramatical (Softcatalà): https://www.softcatala.org/corrector
* Selection of online resources (links external to ésAdir): http://esadir.cat/Enllacos

Twitter:

* ésAdir: https://twitter.com/esAdir
* Flaix Llengua: https://twitter.com/flaixllengua
* Termcat: https://twitter.com/termcat

English language

Learners’ dictionaries:

* LDOCE (Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English): https://www.ldoceonline.com
* OLD (Oxford Learner’s Dictionaries): https://www.oxfordlearnersdictionaries.com
* MD (Macmillan Dictionary): https://www.macmillandictionary.com
* CED (Collins English Dictionary): https://www.collinsdictionary.com/dictionary/english
* CD (Cambridge Dictionary): https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/british

Dictionaries aimed at native speakers:

* Oxford Dictionaries: https://www.oxforddictionaries.com  ·  https://en.oxforddictionaries.com
* Collins English Dictionary: https://www.collinsdictionary.com
* The Oxford Dictionary of English. Subscription needed; free access from UPF computers; access from outside the UPF by means of “Accés als recursos electrònics des de fora la UPF”: https://vpn.upf.edu/recursose → type your Campus Global user and password → in order to access the dictionary, search “Oxford Dictionary of English” in the library catalogue.
* OED (The Oxford English Dictionary): http://www.oed.com. Subscription needed; free access from UPF computers; access from outside the UPF by means of “Accés als recursos electrònics des de fora la UPF”: https://vpn.upf.edu/recursose → type your Campus Global user and password → in order to access the dictionary, search “OED online” in the library catalogue.
* WordReference (also includes an English synonyms dictionary): https://www.wordreference.com/definition
* The Free Dictionary: https://www.thefreedictionary.com
* OneLook Dictionary Search: https://www.onelook.com
* Merriam-Webster Dictionary (also includes a thesaurus): https://www.merriam-webster.com

Basic vocabularies:

* Longman Communication 3000 (Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English): https://www.lextutor.ca/freq/lists_download/longman_3000_list.pdf. List of the 3,000 most frequent words in both spoken and written English; the meaning of these words is taken for granted.
* The Oxford 3000 (Oxford Learner’s Dictionary): https://www.oxfordlearnersdictionaries.com/wordlist/english/oxford3000/. List of the 3,000 most important words to learn in English; the basic senses of each word are preceded by a key symbol, and their meaning is taken for granted. The list of words (without indication of the key meanings) can be downloaded at: https://www.smartcom.vn/the_oxford_3000.pdf

Others

Search engines:

* Google: https://www.google.com
* Google (in Catalan): https://www.google.cat

Encyclopedias:

* Wikipediahttps://www.wikipedia.org
* Enciclopèdia (Gran Enciclopèdia Catalana online): https://www.enciclopedia.cat

Spanish dictionaries:

* DLE (Diccionario de la lengua española, Real Academia Española): http://dle.rae.es
* DPD (Diccionario panhispánico de dudas, Real Academia Española): http://lema.rae.es/dpd
* DA (Diccionario de americanismos, Asociación de Academias de la Lengua Española): http://www.asale.org/recursos/diccionarios/damer
* Fernando Corripio, Diccionario de ideas afines: https://cideargumentaciones.files.wordpress.com/2010/07/diccionario-de-ideas-afines.pdf