The fastest way to acquire a base vocabulary for practical spoken and written French.
Scientific research has shown that in day to day speech, you only use about 1.000 words a day.
The 1000 most common words account for 95% of all daily conversational French. The 2.500 most used words account for 85% of all daily written text in FR.
The essential French- English Word Frequency Dictionary 2.500 words and verbs give you a list of the most useful words to build your French vocabulary fast. These high frequency French words are a great tool for beginners and intermediate students.
This electronic mini dictionary is a invaluable tool if you want to teach yourself French.
Learn only the most important and most used words & verbs to quickly gain a practical knowledge of spoken and written French.
This French- English dictionary is perfect for beginners and intermediate students of teenage or adult age. It is less suitable for kids and children.
Learning from a vocabulary list is a great way to learn French fast.
More fun facts on language learning and vocabulary:
• The first 25 words are used in 33% of all daily writing
• The top 100 words make up around 50% of all student and adult writings
• Top 500 words make up around 70% of all daily written texts.
It has been advised to first learn the first 1000 most common words before you start speaking a new language. The facts aforementioned seem to confirm this.
That is why we created a list of the most used 2500 French words, and 468 most common verbs.
With these words, you are able to cover 85% of the official language in the Netherlands in text, and 95% of all you need in the spoken language.
It is therefore a rational move to prioritize learning the words and verbs that you are likely to use and hear the most often.
Frequency dictionaries and word lists are a good starting point, and can produce the quickest results.
The most common French words & verbs list will give you a good grasp on the official language of the Netherlands in a short amount of time.
The word frequency is based on analysis of French subtitles. Scientific research has shown that subtitles are the best source of a practical, spoken frequency dictionary in any language.
Subtitles correlate to both spoken and written French.
The product is unique and the best way to understand and speak French quick, because other frequency dictionaries base themselves on written text.
The dictionary is not divided by topics, but it has been divided by part of speech, frequency order and alphabetical order.
The French – English Frequency Dictionary: Essential Vocabulary contents:
1. Why this dictionary was created
2. Study Tips
3. How to use this dictionary
4. French- English Frequency Dictionary
5. Dictionary in alphabetic order
6. Resources & further reading
By studying this dictionary with the 2500 most common words and 548 most common verbs, you will quickly gain a broad understanding and practical knowledge of spoken and written French.
Studies quoted: Nation 1990, Liu Na &Nation, 1985