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Essential Modern Portuguese Vocabulary for Students and Learners

The fastest way to acquire a base vocabulary for practical spoken and written Portuguese!

We have included both Brazilian and European PT in our dictionary.

2nd Edition Updates:
- Added 2.500 Portuguese to English Example Sentences for Word Usage.

- Added International Phonetic Alphabet transcriptions for every Portuguese word to help you get the pronuncation right.

Scientific research has shown that in day to day speech, you only use about 1.000 words a day., 

The 1000 most common words in Portuguese account for 95% of all daily conversational Portuguese. The 2.500 most used words account for 85% of all daily written PT.  

The essential Portuguese- English Word Frequency Dictionary 2.500 words and verbs give you a list of the most useful words to build your Portuguese vocabulary fast. These high frequency Portuguese words are a great tool for beginners and intermediate students. 

This electronic mini dictionary is a invaluable tool if you want to teach yourself PT. 

It contains the 2500 most common words and the 487 most common verbs in Portuguese. 

Learn only the most important and most used words & verbs to quickly gain a practical knowledge of spoken and written Portuguese.  

This Portuguese frequency dictionary is perfect for beginners and intermediate students of teenage or adult age. It is less suitable for kids and children.

Learning from a Portuguese vocabulary list is a great way to learn Portuguese fast.

More fun facts on language learning and vocabulary:

•    The first 25 words are used in 33% of all everyday writing
•    The top 100 words make up 50% of all student and adult writing
•    Top 500 words make up around 70% of all everyday text. 

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 Portuguese words, and 479 most common verbs. With these words, you are able to cover 85% of the Portuguese language in text (enough to discover the meaning of unknown words through context), and 95% of all of the in day-to-day spoken situations.

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 Portuguese words & verbs list will give you a good grasp on the Portuguese language in a short amount of time. 

The word frequency is based on analysis of Portuguese 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 Portuguese. 

The product is unique and the best way to understand and speak Portuguese quick, because other frequency dictionaries base themselves on written text. 

By studying this dictionary with the 2500 most common words and 487 most common verbs, you will quickly gain a broad understanding and practical knowledge of spoken and written Portuguese.

July 18
Draft2Digital, LLC

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