TOPICS in OGDEN's BASIC ENGLISH
Subject Listings --
Work in Process
Ogden's Basic English website is 800 pages, at last count, some of which are each a dozen printed pages.
Also see : Found on the Web for some offsite listings by topic, but not kept up to date. There are now lots of references to Basic English; when we started in 1996, there was only one -- and it was expiring.
Production of books written in Basic English continues. The
dictionaries and some of Ogden's original books are in print.
But be cautioned that many of the works listed in Ogden's original
book lists are now out of print. Many are available as collector's
Basic English has 850 words that are the core to expression of almost
every concept in a pocket dictionary. However there are other categories
of words included, along with a migration path to the 2,000 word level
at which point the student is approaching a knowledge of standard English
and is able to continue learning on his own.
Appendix (Either several word lists and/or use web links)
The Basic Words
International Words (include Internet, 20th Century words)
Almanac words -- calendar, measurements, money, etal
Symbols and Abbreviations
Complex words (compounds)
Full Wordlist - derivatives and compounds
Special Wordlists -- General and Specialty
Next Step -- 150 plus 350
New derivatives and compounds
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Last updated . January 20, 2006 -- add Simple English
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