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First thousand words in English (US edition)

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About this book

First thousand words
First thousand words in English (US edition)

  • The classic Usborne word book, with busy scenes illustrated with warmth and humour by Stephen Cartwright.
  • Each scene is surrounded by labelled pictures of objects to talk about and search for.
  • An exciting talk-about book for the very young, a stimulating picture word book for pre-readers and a lively source of ideas and spellings for first writers.
  • Also useful for learning English, and students can listen to all the words read by a native British speaker at the Usborne Quicklinks Website.

Reader Reviews

First Thousand words in English
I ordered the first book for my Spanish neighbours 8 yr old girl who along with her parents thought it was so good to use alongside the English she is being taught at school. Consequently have ordered the second book for 10 yr old girl who again is using it to help with her English lessons at school. Both sets of parents are so pleased with the layout, the content and the ease with which their children can associate the pictures with the words in English. Needless to say, I have The First Thousand Words in Spanish to help me learn the language.

Michael Cook, 7th July 2010
First thousand words in English
Wonderful - even for children for whom English is a first language. It will expand their vocabulary in a fun and easy way without them even realising it. The pictures are so fascinating that you can look at them time and time again and always spot something new. My daughter loves hunting in the picture for the objects shown around the page, e.g. the ball or the cat. She also sometimes just sits quietly and points at objects she knows and then tries to say the word. Great for a 5 minute quiet time cuddle.

Rachel, London, 6th May 2010

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