In the last chapter, we looked at some of the best apps that can help you learn English. We know that learning English can feel like an overwhelming task at times, and that’s totally understandable.
After all, you have to learn and memorize every word in the English language to have “real” conversations… right? While that’s definitely something to work towards, the numbers show otherwise - depending upon your goals, you may find yourself happy hitting, say, the 2500 word mark in English. Here, we've compiled a list of the 100 most common English words to get you started.
If you’re ready to keep going, check out this list with the Top 1000 Most Common Words in English.
Best resources to learn the most common English words
While everyone learns and memorizes differently, there are a few resources that we can recommend to speed up or enhance the process.
Anki makes it easy for you to create online flashcards to help you memorize words. You can have it on your desktop, or take it with you on-the-go on your tablet or smartphone by downloading their app.
Memrise is a memorization tool to help you memorize anything with ease, including English words and phrases. In fact, Memrise has dedicated channels that are specifically built for languages like English, Spanish, French, Italian, German, and more.
Learn a Language Challenge
This is the free challenge we created for you. Every morning, we’ll email 10 of the most common English words (or Spanish, French, etc.) for 100 days. It takes no more than 5 minutes per day to review, and you’ll learn 1,000 of the most common words in 100 days!
That's our list of the most common English words, and the best places to help you continue to learn them! Keep reading and check out Chapter 8 for some English exercises you can do to improve your English.