C.K. Ogden wrote Basic Step by Step"to give a general idea of the stages by which Basic English,

as outlined in the ABC , may be made part of the teaching system of any country."

This part of the website (the division of Basic Step by Step) is in small bits for those with a slow

connection or on mobile devices.

On YouTube I have read the words to the thirty steps and have edited the machine translation

of my voice so the captions give you the words in writing.

This is the first step, to see and give ear to the words on the Basic English 850 word list.


The words and sounds of the Basic English 850 word list.