English coursebooks: prototype texts and basic vocabulary norms
I. A. Richards and Wu Mi: Basic English, Vernacular Chinese, and Chung Yung
Basic Cognitive Experiences and Definitions in The Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Rodney Koeneke. Empires of the Mind: I. A. Richards and Basic English in China, 1929–1979. Stanford: Stanford University Press. 2004. Pp. 256. $55.00
A simplified form of English limited to 850 selected words, intended for international communication.
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