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A closer look at vocabulary in a frequency list. How can this help me learn a language? Maybe you are familiar with the thought. It is not an uncommon question. I get asked it quite a lot in regards to the frequency dictionaries. In today's article, we'll take a more in-depth look at the type of vocabulary in a frequency list. You can divide the classes into three types. If you know what to focus on, you will become fluent faster. Three levels of frequency Psychon Bull Rev. Author manuscript; available in PMC 2015...
They should be common sense, but they are not. They might surprise you. Read on to discover what they are.
Today we're starting with a guest post from Mel. She is a polyglot who has been studying languages for over 9 years. I really liked her e-mail so I thought it would be nice to share it with you too.
Frequency Dictionaries are your Best Friend!!!
I could scream this at the top of my lungs a million times.
When people don't know where to start learning vocabulary, I tell them this:
Buy a Frequency Dictionary right NOW for your target language with the top 5,000 or so words and start dissecting it.
This can even be helpful for those of you who are Intermediate to Advanced levels!
These are my personal favorite things to do, to get the most out of a frequency dictionary.