Longman Young Children’s Picture Dictionary

The Longman Young Children's Picture Dictionary offers a rich and stimulating environment for young children's first experience with the English language.

The Longman Young Children's Picture Dictionary presents over 270 words in a variety of richly illustrated and photographed topics. The word list has been carefully researched to cover key words appropriate for students beginning to learn English. The dictionary is specifically designed to appeal to young learners aged 2-5 and can be used at home or in class.

26 Main Topics: The contexts and situations in the dictionary reflect children's own lives: playing in the park, in the toy store, food, clothes, colors and shapes, playtime, etc.

4 Bonus Topics: The dictionary has bonus topics covering numbers, adjectives, weather and actions which provide even more flexibility.

Vocabulary: The 270+ words are spread across the 26 main topics and 4 bonus topics. Each main topic features 8-10 vocabulary words either in a list format or embedded into the picture. 

Fun Alphabet Practice: Each main topic features a letter of the alphabet helping young learners master the alphabet in a fun and imaginative way.

Songs and Chants: Each topic contains an original song or chant by Carolyn Graham. Performing these fun songs and chants provide listening, intonation and rhythm practice and adds variety to the class.

Hidden Object: There is a hidden object in the main topic picture. The hidden object begins with the same letter as the alphabet letter being presented and draws young learners into the scene.

Simple Dialogs: These age-appropriate dialogues allow young learners to describe their world. 

Language: American English 

1 Level: Suitable for young learners aged 2-5

Authors: Carolyn Graham and Karen Jamieson

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