What's New

Design update to be compatible with IOS7

App Description

A picture for each word:
the ideal app for targeted look-up of everyday and technical terms or simply for browsing.

With 6,000 colour illustrations and 20,000 terms organized into 17 thematic units.

What do you call the part the strings are attached to on the body of a guitar?
In the picture you will quickly find ‘Steg’ and the English equivalent: ‘bridge’.
Do you have to deal with vocabulary from different specialist areas, such as astronomy, electricity, art, architecture, sport, anatomy, music or plant life?
Do you sometimes lack the words to describe specific details? In English and sometimes in Polish too?

The Visual Dictionary English-Polish by PONS is extremely detailed:
20,000 terms label 6,000 detailed coloured illustrations.
Whether you are looking up specific terms or are simply browsing, you will not just learn English but also detailed information about specialist areas.

Who can benefit most from this app?

Teachers, parents and pupils, professors and students, translators, authors, journalists, doctors, architects, astronomers, biologists, geologists, cooks, gardeners, DIY enthusiasts, athletes, politicians – anyone who needs to look up specialist terms on a wide range of topics in Polish or English and anyone with a curious and enquiring mind.

About the contents:

•You will find 6,000 highly detailed colour illustrations, labelled with 20,000 terms in English and Polish, organized into 17 thematic units
•Includes gender information for Polish

The subject areas

•Earth (geography, geology, meteorology and the environment)
•Man (anatomy, human body)
•Food and kitchen
•House (construction, furniture, sanitary installation, electricity, …)
•DIY and gardening
•Personal equipment (personal and beauty care)
•Art and architecture (architecture, art, music)
•Communication and office technology
•Transport and vehicles (road traffic, shipping, air traffic, rail traffic, machinery)
•Energy (geothermal and fossil energy, hydro-electric power, nuclear, solar and wind energy)
•Science (chemistry, physics, electricity, magnetism, optics, …)
Society (politics, religion, education, law, security, health, economics and finance)
•Sports and games

What can the app do?

•Simple navigation:
The index is illustrated, from here you can easily get directly to the individual topics and specialist areas named above
•The search function allows you to find the picture or word you are looking for in no time at all
•Three display modes: just pictures, pictures with labels in one language, pictures with individually accessible labels in two languages
•Each label is shown in both languages (English and Polish)
•You can always return to your search history
•You can store your favourite pictures under Favourites
•You can share pictures with friends by email or via Facebook
•An Internet connection is not required
(you only need an Internet connection for updates and sharing photos)

iPhone Screenshots

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PONS Visual Dictionary English <-> Polish screenshot 1 PONS Visual Dictionary English <-> Polish screenshot 2 PONS Visual Dictionary English <-> Polish screenshot 3 PONS Visual Dictionary English <-> Polish screenshot 4 PONS Visual Dictionary English <-> Polish screenshot 5

App Changes

  • April 25, 2013 Initial release
  • May 04, 2013 Price increase: $4.99 -> $10.99
  • March 11, 2014 New version 1.3