Word by Word Basic English/Japanese Picture Dictionary, Second Edition, by Steven J. Molinsky and Bill Bliss, is the only trulycommunicativevocabulary development program. Word by Word Basicis famous worldwide for itsease-of-use, lively spirit, andactive conversational approach.The program's unique interactive methodology makes vocabulary learning come alive as a dynamic, communicative experience! Outstanding features of the second edition: Vibrant illustrationsand simple accessible lesson pageswithlarge typeare designed for clarity and ease-of-use with learners at low-beginning and literacy levels.Word by Word Basicis the most learner-friendly picture dictionary. More than 2,500 essential wordsprepare students for success using English in everyday life, in the community, in school, and at work. A careful research-based sequence of lessonsintegrates students' development of grammar and vocabulary skills through topics that begin with the immediate world of the student and progress to the world at large. Expanded discussion questionsencourage students to relate vocabulary topics to their own lives, experiences, and opinions. Innovative supplements provide effective instructional tools for teachers and multilevel options for students: TheEnglish/Japanese Editionpresents the second language in blue next to each English word. A monolingual English version is also available. TheTeacher's Guide and Lesson Planner with CD-ROMincludes lesson-planning suggestions, community tasks, Internet web links, and reproducible masters. AVocabulary Workbookfeature motivating vocabulary, grammar, and listening practice (Audio CDs included). ALifeskills Workbookprovides standards-based activities and reading tied to major curriculum frameworks. ALiteracy Workbookoffers fundamental practice with the alphabet and basic reading and writing skills for pre-Beginners (Audio CD included). TheAudio Programincludes all words and conversations for interactive practice and as bonus material an expanded selection of WordSongs for entertaining vocabulary practice through music. Color TransparenciesandVocabulary Game Cardsare ideal picture resources for introducing, practicing, and reviewing vocabulary. TheTesting ProgramandExamView CD-ROMprovide effective tools for assessment of student progress.Molinsky, Steven J. is the author of 'Word by Word Basic English-japanese ', published 2007 under ISBN 9780132446884 and ISBN 013244688X.