Learning Dutch for Beginners: 2500 Most Common Dutch Words
This Dutch frequency dictionary contains practical vocabulary for both spoken and written Dutch. This book covers all basic Dutch words for beginners.
With this book, you will learn Dutch fast and efficiently.
To help you become fluent fast, the Dutch word list in this book contains:
- English translation(s)
- Dutch to English example sentences
- Phonetic spelling of Dutch words
- Detailed Part of Speech information.
The Best Way of Learning Dutch?
Not all words are created equal. Some words are used more than other words. The most common Dutch words are more important to know than the more uncommon words.
Research has shown that the most used 2.500 Dutch words account for 92% of all spoken language, and 82% of all written Dutch texts.
This is quite impressive. Out of the 300.000 Dutch words in current use, you only need to know the top 2.500 to be fluent enough for daily life.
The secret to becoming fluent fast, is by learning the most used Dutch words first.
And everyone can do it. If you learn just ten words per day, you will reach 2500 words in 8 months' time. That is enough to be considered fluent!
Studies have shown that the most used 2.500 words account for 92% of all spoken Dutch, and 82% of all written Dutch text.
What is Inside This Dutch Dictionary?
A neatly organized Dutch word list based on the most used Dutch words. It gives you a structured way of quickly learning basic Dutch vocabulary.
This book gives you a simple yet convenient way of learning Dutch, providing you with common Dutch words and phrases.
All raw data has been lemmatized. Some "frequency dictionaries" list conjugations of verbs and adjectives as separate entries. This dictionary does not. It lists only the root word.
All entries contain a Dutch to English sample sentence so that you can see Dutch words in context. It will also help you by giving you Dutch reading practice. You will learn Dutch by reading the sample sentences, too.
Dutch pronunciation can sometimes be challenging. Because you want to know how to pronounce words correctly, we added phonetic transcriptions. We used the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) to spell words phonetically.
You can divide this Dutch to English dictionary into three parts.
The general Dutch frequency list. 2.500 Dutch words ranked by how often they occur.
Frequency ranking by part of speech. We give you a frequency list of Dutch nouns, adverbs, adjectives, verbs, prepositions, pronouns, numerals. This way, you can laser-target where you want to improve.
2.500 Dutch words in alphabetical order. If you forget a word, and you want to look up its meaning. Take a look at the alphabetical dictionary in the back of the book.
Dutch Words for Beginners
The Dutch Frequency Dictionary – Essential Vocabulary gives you a list of basic Dutch words for beginners. It is the best way to learn basic Dutch fast.
If you study the most-used Dutch words, you will quickly gain a practical, base vocabulary. These high-frequency words provide excellent lessons for beginner Dutch students.
You can use this dictionary as a stand-alone tool. You can also combine it with any other language learning courses, lessons, apps, audio methods, or books. This book roughly covers CEFR vocabulary ratings from A1 (absolute beginner) to B1 (somewhat proficient).
Invest in this book, and invest in yourself. You will amaze yourself, your friends, and your family by how fast you're improving your Dutch fluency.
Series: Dutch-English (Book 1)