By I. A. Richards, Christine M. Gibson
The 3 pocketbooks comprising the English via photographs sequence are the notable invention of I.A. Richards and Christine Gibson, who designed them to aid the learner converse, learn and write English within the fastest and clearest real way - via photographs. The authors have made a cautious choice of the main broadly valuable English phrases, selecting people with the facility to outline different phrases, and feature placed them to paintings in key styles that provide the learner the power to speak effectively in English. publication 1 encompasses a vocabulary of 250 such phrases, with an extra 500 constructed in ebook 2; those 750 phrases are then utilized in e-book three to construct a command of one thousand phrases which, via their defining energy, carry the opportunity of realizing up to one other 20,000 phrases of English. all through English via images, accountability for studying is positioned without delay at the learner, who from the very commence enjoys the power to place crucial phrases to paintings growing key sentence styles the place that means is obviously proven in photos. those simplified drawings enable rookies to target the sentence and to get pleasure from becoming self assurance as they effectively take regulate of language, with the workbooks in Books 1 and a pair of not easy and reinforcing their turning out to be competence as either audio system and readers. stimulated and encouraged, freshmen will quickly locate to their pride that fluent conversation in English - the typical language of cutting-edge international - lies good inside of their clutch. English via photos has already been used effectively via hundreds of thousands of newcomers in additional than 40 international locations.
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1950 2000 Book 3•Final•i-viii•001-248 4/12/05 4:02 PM Page 56 56 More people will learn more languages as better ways of teaching them are worked out. This book, English Through Pictures 3, is itself part of an attempt to teach English better. We need better books to learn from and better recordings of good voices to teach us how to listen to the sentences of a language and say them. Recordings of sounds are made on CDs, disks and on tapes. listen: attempt to hear. attempt: make an attempt. record: records or recordings, when played on a machine, let us hear again the sounds recorded on them.
All material things are solids, liquids or gases. There are many different gases, only a few of which are used for heating. Book 3•Final•i-viii•001-248 4/12/05 4:02 PM Page 26 26 Some people working in cities have no time or place to cook for themselves. Many of them go out to restaurants for all of their meals. There are many restaurants in a great city, all needing supplies of food every day and some of them cooking for great numbers of people. c flies get at it. If flies get on food they may poison it.
Will build will drink will know build(s) drink(s) know(s) built drank, drunk knew, known Book 3•Final•i-viii•001-248 4/12/05 4:02 PM Page 31 31 The vitamins are named by letters of the alphabet. Vitamin A is needed by the eyes. There is Vitamin A in milk, butter and green vegetables. It can be stored by the body. Vitamin B cannot be stored. It must be supplied all the time by some of the food we eat. The skins of grain of all sorts have Vitamin B in them. alphabet: all the letters used in writing (see page 61).