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Foreign language books from Usborne Children's Books

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.

Listen and learn first English words

Listen and learn first English words

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.


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Usborne Big Word Books

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.