Word by Word Picture Dictionary, Second Edition, by Steven J. Molinsky and Bill Bliss, is the only truly communicative vocabulary development program! This is the new edition of the picture dictionary program famous worldwide for itsease-of-use, lively spirit,andactive conversational approach. Outstanding features of the new edition: The English/Japanese Editionand otherBilingual Editionspresent the second language in blue next to each English word. Vibrant illustrationsandsimple accessible lesson pagesare designed for clarity and ease-of-use with learners at all levels.Word by Wordis the most learner-friendly picture dictionary - especially for Beginners. More than 4,000 words inan expanded range of topicsprepare 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. New lesson formats provideintegrated context-based instructionwith nouns and high-frequency verbs. Objects and actions that go together are learned together! Expanded discussion questionsencourage students to share their backgrounds, experiences, opinions, and creativity as they relate vocabulary and themes to their own lives. A new Teacher's Guide and Lesson Planner with CD-ROMin a colorful user-friendly format includes lesson planning suggestions, community tasks, weblinks for expanding vocabulary themes through the Internet, and reproducible masters to save teachers hours of lesson preparation time. A unique choice of workbooksat Beginning and Intermediate levels offers flexible options to meet students' needs: Vocabulary Workbooksfeature motivating vocabulary, grammar, and listening practice. Standards-based Lifeskills Workbooksprovide competency-based activities and reading tied to national, state, and local curriculum frameworks. ALiteracy Workbookis also available. The outstanding audio programincludes all words and conversations for interactive practice, and - as bonus material - an expanded program ofWordSongsfor entertaining musical practice with the vocabulary.Bliss, Bill is the author of 'Word by Word ', published 2006 under ISBN 9780131935426 and ISBN 0131935429.