Usborne language books are available in 15 languages, from English to Russian and Japanese, with pronunciation guides at the Usborne Quicklinks website where you can hear the words read by a native speaker.
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Generations of children have built their basic vocabulary with Usborne's entertaining and fun English language books. See a selection of our top titles below.
A fun and interactive way for children to learn and listen to over 100 everyday English words spoken by a native speaker. Children will love selecting a card with illustrations of a topic such as clothes, food, or animals, slotting it into the book’s special frame and pressing an illustration to hear the word read aloud. Each of the four double-sided topic cards shows sixteen words with colourful corresponding pictures. A fun and engaging way for preschool children to learn English as either a first or second language.
Ingenious... A sound investment for any child’s future learning. Lancaster Guardian on Listen and Learn First English Words
Each book contains a wonderful collection of over 1000 words and pictures to help young language learners build their vocabulary. Listen to all the words read by native speakers at the Usborne Quicklinks website.