The Most Used Dutch Words.
Looking for a way to get more fluent in Dutch? Our four dictionaries with the most used Dutch words are all you need. This set of four books will teach you all of the top 10.000 most-used Dutch words, as well as detailed information about Dutch grammar and how to say Dutch words correctly using the IPA phonetic spelling of Dutch.
We carefully look at a huge amount of text to make a list of the most common Dutch words that you can trust to be correct. Our books are based on vocabulary used for both spoken and written Dutch.
About our Set of the Most Used Dutch Words.We divided the vocabulary into four books.
- Advanced students
- Near-fluent learners
Each book contains 2500 of the most words in Dutch. All the books have the same layout. All our e-books are printable on standard A4 paper. You can also read our PDF eBooks on any PC, smartphone or tablet.
Part 1: General frequency list
Here you can discover how often each word appears in everyday Dutch. We have listed the most common and direct translations. You will also see the IPA phonetics and whether the word is a noun, a verb, or an adjective.
Part 2: The most used words per grammatical function
So you can improve where you want to improve. Need to get better at describing things? Learn more adjectives. Don't know where to put things? Time to study prepositions. Need a bit more action in your life? Study more verbs. Don't know what things are called? Learn more nouns. Easy.
This section shows you lists of the most common Dutch:
Part 3 Alphabet
Alll words listed from A to Z. This part covers the alphabetical word list, which includes grammar, translations, and the frequency ranking, so you can easily look up the more detailed entry in the general frequency list in the first part
Not every word has the same value. Some words are more useful to know because they are used more often. The best fastest way to learn a language is to learn the right words first.
Why Should You Learn the Most Used Dutch Words First?
Studies have shown that the top 2,500 words make up 92 percent of all spoken Dutch and 82 percent of all written Dutch. The top 5.000 words list for roughly %95 and 90% and the top 10k words account for 98 and 97%. In modern day Dutch, there are about 150.000 words in current use. At some point, you'll see diminishing returns, and it is wiser to learn specific vocabulary relevant to your situation. Work in finance? Learn related vocabulary. Going to study medicine abroad? Learn relevant words for your situation.
How Many Dutch Words Should You Know?
It's important to remember that these numbers and statistics can't be known for sure, but this is the average of many different sources from around the world.Research shows that different levels of fluency require different amounts of vocabulary:
- 250 words: a language's most important parts. You can't make sentences without these words.
- 750 words: the ones that everyone who speaks the language uses every day.
- 2,500 words: you should be able to say everything you want to say, but you may need to get creative.
- 5,000 words: the working vocabulary of a native Dutch speaker who has not gone to college.
You will be able to understand about 90% of everything written in Dutch.
- 10,000 words: the vocabulary of a native Dutch speaker with a college degree.
- You need to be able to passively recognize 20,000 words to read, understand, and enjoy a book by a well-known author, such as a novel.
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