A Frequency Dictionary of French

Core Vocabulary for Learners

Author: Deryle Lonsdale,Yvon Le Bras

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135973504

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 320

View: 2158

A Frequency Dictionary of French is an invaluable tool for all learners of French, providing a list of the 5000 most frequently used words in the language. Based on a 23-million-word corpus of French which includes written and spoken material both from France and overseas, this dictionary provides the user with detailed information for each of the 5000 entries, including English equivalents, a sample sentence, its English translation, usage statistics, and an indication of register variation. Users can access the top 5000 words either through the main frequency listing or through an alphabetical index. Throughout the frequency listing there are thematically-organized lists of the top words from a variety of key topics such as sports, weather, clothing, and family terms. An engaging and highly useful resource, the Frequency Dictionary of French will enable students of all levels to get the most out of their study of French vocabulary. Deryle Lonsdale is Associate Professor in the Linguistics and English Language Department at Brigham Young University (Provo, Utah). Yvon Le Bras is Associate Professor of French and Department Chair of the French and Italian Department at Brigham Young University (Provo, Utah).

A Frequency Dictionary of French

Core Vocabulary for Learners

Author: Deryle Lonsdale,Yvon Le Bras

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135973512

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 320

View: 6628

A Frequency Dictionary of French is an invaluable tool for all learners of French, providing a list of the 5000 most frequently used words in the language. Based on a 23-million-word corpus of French which includes written and spoken material both from France and overseas, this dictionary provides the user with detailed information for each of the 5000 entries, including English equivalents, a sample sentence, its English translation, usage statistics, and an indication of register variation. Users can access the top 5000 words either through the main frequency listing or through an alphabetical index. Throughout the frequency listing there are thematically-organized lists of the top words from a variety of key topics such as sports, weather, clothing, and family terms. An engaging and highly useful resource, the Frequency Dictionary of French will enable students of all levels to get the most out of their study of French vocabulary. Deryle Lonsdale is Associate Professor in the Linguistics and English Language Department at Brigham Young University (Provo, Utah). Yvon Le Bras is Associate Professor of French and Department Chair of the French and Italian Department at Brigham Young University (Provo, Utah).

A Frequency Dictionary of French

Core Vocabulary for Learners

Author: Yvon Le Bras,Deryle Lonsdale

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 0203883047

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 304

View: 1212

A Frequency Dictionary of French is an invaluable tool for all learners of French, providing a list of the 5000 most frequently used words in the language. Based on a 23-million-word corpus of French which includes written and spoken material both from France and overseas, this dictionary provides the user with detailed information for each of the 5000 entries, including English equivalents, a sample sentence, its English translation, usage statistics, and an indication of register variation. Users can access the top 5000 words either through the main frequency listing or through an alphabetical index. Throughout the frequency listing there are thematically-organized lists of the top words from a variety of key topics such as sports, weather, clothing, and family terms. An engaging and highly useful resource, the Frequency Dictionary of French will enable students of all levels to get the most out of their study of French vocabulary. Deryle Lonsdale is Associate Professor in the Linguistics and English Language Department at Brigham Young University (Provo, Utah). Yvon Le Bras is Associate Professor of French and Department Chair of the French and Italian Department at Brigham Young University (Provo, Utah).

A Frequency Dictionary of German

Core Vocabulary for Learners

Author: Randall Jones,Erwin Tschirner

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135182965

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 199

View: 5065

A Frequency Dictionary of German is an invaluable tool for all learners of German, providing a list of the 4,034 most frequently used words in the language. Based on a 4.2 million-word corpus which is evenly divided between spoken, fiction and non-fiction texts, the dictionary provides a detailed frequency-based list plus alphabetical and part of speech indexes. All entries in the rank frequency list feature the English equivalent, a sample sentence plus an indication of major register variation. The dictionary also contains twenty-one thematically organized lists of frequently used words on a variety of topics as well as eleven special vocabulary lists. A Frequency Dictionary of German aims to enable students of all levels to maximize their study of German vocabulary in an efficient and engaging way.

A Frequency Dictionary of Spanish

Core Vocabulary for Learners

Author: Mark Davies

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134314191

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 286

View: 2989

The only up-to-date frequency dictionary of Spanish currently available, this is an invaluable tool for all learners of Spanish that provides a list of the 5,000 most commonly used words in the language. Based on a twenty million word corpus evenly divided between spoken, fiction and non-fiction texts from both Spain and Latin America, the Dictionary provides a detailed frequency-based list, as well as alphabetical and part-of-speech indexes to ensure maximum ease of access to the information and efficiency of use. All entries in the rank frequency list feature the English equivalent, a sample sentence and, where applicable, an indication of major register variation. The Dictionary also contains thirty thematically organized lists of frequently used words on a variety of topics, such as animals, weather, materials, and family terms. A CD version is available to purchase separately. Designed for use by corpus and computational linguists it provides the full text in a format that researchers can process and turn into suitable lists for their own research work

A Frequency Dictionary of Czech

Core Vocabulary for Learners

Author: Franti Ek Cerm K,František Cermák,Michal Kren

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136652051

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 296

View: 993

A Frequency Dictionary of Czech is an invaluable tool for all learners of Czech, providing a list of the 5,000 most frequently used words in the language. Based on data from a 100 million word corpus and evenly balanced between spoken, fiction, non-fiction and newspaper texts, the dictionary provides the user with a detailed frequency-based list, as well as alphabetical and part of speech indexes. All entries in the rank frequency list feature the English equivalent, a sample sentence with English translation and an indication of register variation. The dictionary also contains twenty thematically organised and frequency-ranked lists of words on a variety of topics, such as family, food and drink and transport. A Frequency Dictionary of Czech enables students of all levels to get the most out of their study of vocabulary in an engaging and efficient way. It is also a rich resource for language teaching, research, curriculum design, and materials development. A CD version is available to purchase separately. Designed for use by corpus and computational linguists it provides the full text in a format that researchers can process and turn into suitable lists for their own research work.

A Frequency Dictionary of Dutch

Core Vocabulary for Learners

Author: Carole Tiberius,Tanneke Schoonheim

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317933850

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 320

View: 3958

A Frequency Dictionary of Dutch is a valuable tool for all learners of Dutch, providing a list of the 5,000 most frequently used words in the language. Based on a 290 million word corpus which includes both written and spoken material from a wide range of sources, this dictionary presents Dutch core vocabulary in a detailed and clearly arranged manner: each of the 5,000 entries includes English equivalents and a sample sentence showing language in use. Users can access the top 5,000 words either through the main frequency listings or an alphabetical index. Throughout the frequency listings there are thematically organized lists featuring the top words from a variety of key topics such as animals, food and other areas of daily and cultural life. Words specific to Dutch in Belgium (Belgian Dutch) are also included. An engaging and efficient resource, A Frequency Dictionary of Dutch will enable students of all levels to get the most out of their study. This book was prepared in association with the Instituut voor Nederlandse Lexicologie (INL, Institute of Dutch Lexicology). A CD version is available to purchase separately. Designed for use by corpus and computational linguists, it provides the full text in a format that researchers can process and turn into suitable lists for their own research purposes.

A Frequency Dictionary of Japanese

Author: Yukio Tono,Makoto Yamazaki,Kikuo Maekawa

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317831403

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 384

View: 561

A Frequency Dictionary of Japanese is an invaluable tool for all learners of Japanese, providing a list of the 5,000 most commonly used words in the language. Based on a100 million word corpus, composed of spoken, fiction, non-fiction and news texts in current use, the dictionary provides the user with a detailed frequency-based list, as well as alphabetical and part-of-speech indices. All entries in the frequency list feature the English equivalent and a sample sentence with English translation. The dictionary also contains 25 thematically organised lists of frequently used words on a variety of topics such as food, weather, occupations and leisure. Numerous bar charts are also included to highlight the phonetic and spelling variants across register. A Frequency Dictionary of Japanese enables students of all levels to maximise their study of Japanese vocabulary in an efficient and engaging way. It is also an excellent resource for teachers of the language.

A Frequency Dictionary of Russian

Core Vocabulary for Learners

Author: Serge Sharoff,Elena Umanskaya,James Wilson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780415521420

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 384

View: 680

A Frequency Dictionary of Russian is an invaluable tool for all learners of Russian, providing a list of the 5,000 most frequently used words in the language and the 300 most frequent multiword constructions. The dictionary is based on data from a 150-million-word internet corpus taken from more than 75,000 webpages and covering a range of text types from news and journalistic articles, research papers, administrative texts and fiction. All entries in the rank frequency list feature the English equivalent, a sample sentence with English translation, a part of speech indication, indication of stress for polysyllabic words and information on inflection for irregular forms. The dictionary also contains twenty-six thematically organised and frequency-ranked lists of words on a variety of topics, such as food and drink, travel, and sports and leisure. A Frequency Dictionary of Russian enables students of all levels to get the most out of their study of vocabulary in an engaging and efficient way. It is also a rich resource for language teaching, research, curriculum design, and materials development. A CD version is available to purchase separately. Designed for use by corpus and computational linguists it provides the full text in a format that researchers can process and turn into suitable lists for their own research purposes.

A Frequency Dictionary of Korean

Core Vocabulary for Learners

Author: Sun-Hee Lee,Seok Bae Jang,Sang Kyu Seo

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317201280

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 348

View: 4565

A Frequency Dictionary of Korean is an invaluable tool for all learners of Korean, providing a list of the 5000 most frequently used words in the language. Based on the Sejong National Corpora, the largest written and spoken corpora in Korean comprised of 10 million words collected from different genres, the Dictionary provides the user with detailed information for each of the entries, including illustrative examples and English translations. The Dictionary provides a rich resource for language teaching and curriculum design, while a separate CD version provides the full text in a tab-delimited format ideally suited for use by corpus and computational linguists. With entries arranged both by frequency and alphabetically, A Frequency Dictionary of Korean enables students of all levels to get the most out of their study of vocabulary in an engaging and efficient way.

A Frequency Dictionary of Portuguese

Author: Mark Davies,Ana Maria Raposo Preto-Bay

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 113411091X

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 342

View: 5860

An invaluable tool for learners of Portuguese, this Frequency Dictionary provides a list of the 5000 most commonly used words in the language. Based on a twenty-million-word collection of Portuguese (taken from both Portuguese and Brazilian sources), which includes both written and spoken material, this dictionary provides detailed information for each of the 5000 entries, including the English equivalent, a sample sentence, and an indication of register and dialect variation. Users can access the top 5000 words either through the main frequency listing or through an alphabetical index. Throughout the frequency listing there are also thrity thematically-organized ‘boxed’ lists of the top words from a variety of key topics such as sports, weather, clothing and relations. An engaging and highly useful resource, A Frequency Dictionary of Portuguese will enable students of all levels to get the most out of their study of Portuguese vocabulary.

A Frequency Dictionary of Turkish

Author: Yeşim Aksan,Mustafa Aksan,Ümit Mersinli,Umut Ufuk Demirhan

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317557565

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 362

View: 8792

A Frequency Dictionary of Turkish enables students of all levels to build on their study of Turkish in an efficient and engaging way. Based on a 50 million word corpus, A Frequency Dictionary of Turkish provides a list of core vocabulary for learners of Turkish as a second or foreign language. It gives the most updated, reliable frequency guidelines for common vocabulary in spoken and written Turkish. Each of the 5000 entries are supported by detailed information including the English equivalent, an illustrative example with English translation and usage statistics. The Dictionary provides a rich resource for language teaching and curriculum design, while a separate CD version provides the full text in a tab-delimited format ideally suited for use by corpus and computational linguists. With entries arranged by frequency, by suffixation and alphabetically, A Frequency Dictionary of Turkish enables students of all levels to get the most out of their study of vocabulary in an engaging and efficient way.

A Frequency Dictionary of Persian

Core vocabulary for learners

Author: Corey Miller,Karineh Aghajanian-Stewart

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317564197

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 376

View: 364

A Frequency Dictionary of Persian is an invaluable tool for all learners of Persian, providing a list of the 5,000 most frequently used words in the language. Based on a 150 million word corpus of written and spoken Persian texts from the Iranian world, the Dictionary provides the user with a detailed frequency-based list, plus alphabetical and part-of-speech indices. All entries feature the English equivalent, and an example of use in context. The Dictionary also features thematically-based lists of frequently used words on a variety of topics. Also featured are some grammatically-oriented lists, such as simple verbs and light verb constructions, and comparisons of different ways of expressing the months of the year. The Dictionary provides a rich resource for language teaching and curriculum design, while a separate CD version provides the full text in a tab-delimited format ideally suited for use by corpus and computational linguists. A Frequency Dictionary of Persian enables students of all levels to build on their study of Persian in an efficient and engaging way.

A Frequency Dictionary of Mandarin Chinese

Core Vocabulary for Learners

Author: Richard Xiao,Paul Rayson,Tony McEnery

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134049889

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 400

View: 2485

A Frequency Dictionary of Mandarin Chinese is an invaluable tool for all learners of Mandarin Chinese, providing a list of the 5,000 words and the 2,000 Chinese characters (simplified) most commonly used in the language. Based on a fifty-million-word corpus composed of spoken, fiction, non-fiction and news texts in current use, the dictionary provides the user with a detailed frequency-based list, as well as alphabetical and part-of-speech indexes. All entries in the frequency list feature the English equivalent and a sample sentence with English translation. The Dictionary also contains thirty thematically organized lists of frequently used words on a variety of topics such as food, weather, travel and time expressions. A Frequency Dictionary of Mandarin Chinese enables students of all levels to maximize their study of Mandarin vocabulary in an efficient and engaging way. It is also an excellent resource for teachers of the language. A CD version is available to purchase separately. Designed for use by corpus and computational linguists it provides the full text in a format that researchers can process and turn into suitable lists for their own research work.

Etymological Dictionary of Biblical Hebrew

Based on the Commentaries of Rabbi Samson Raphael Hirsch

Author: Matityahu Clark,Samson Raphael Hirsch

Publisher: Feldheim Publishers

ISBN: 9781583304310

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 330

View: 8413

This dictionary, based on the commentaries of Rabbi Samson Raphael Hirsch, is a monumental work and guide to understanding the Biblical commentary of Rabbi Hirsch. This work analyzes the deep concepts inherent in Hebrew, the Divine language, revealing how every word's root contains connotations essential to a greater understanding of Torah.

Italian English Frequency Dictionary - Essential Vocabulary

2500 Most Used Words & 421 Most Common Verbs

Author: J. L. Laide

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781539909187

Category:

Page: 410

View: 8849

Essential Modern Italian Vocabulary for Students and Learners The fastest way to acquire a base vocabulary for practical spoken and written Italian! NEW UPDATES: + Italian Phrasebook: Contains 2500 useful example sentences to help you get fluent fast. + International Phonetic Alphabet: Contains IPA entries for easy pronunciation. 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 Italian account for 95% of all daily conversational Italian. The 2.500 most used words account for 85% of all daily written IT. The essential Italian- English Word Frequency Dictionary 2.500 words and verbs give you a list of the most useful words to build your Italian vocabulary fast. These high frequency Italian words are a great tool for beginners and intermediate students. This electronic mini dictionary is a invaluable tool if you want to teach yourself IT. It contains the 2500 most common words and the 421 most common verbs in Italian. Learn only the most important and most used words & verbs to quickly gain a practical knowledge of spoken and written Italian. This Italian frequency dictionary is perfect for beginners and intermediate students of teenage or adult age. It is less suitable for kids and children. The IPA helps you with Italian pronuncation, by writing a word phonetically. The exampe sentences, consisting out of over 90.000 words!) contain practical and useful information. They are designed to get you fluent fast, by using the most common and important words the most. Example sentences also help you discover Italian idioms and expressions through reading. 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 Italian words, and 421 most common verbs. With these words, you are able to cover 85% of the Italian 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 Italian words & verbs list will give you a good grasp on the Italian language in a short amount of time. The word frequency is based on analysis of Italian 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 Italian. The product is unique and the best way to understand and speak Italian quick, because other frequency dictionaries base themselves on written text. The Italian - English Frequency Dictionary: Essential Vocabulary contents: 1. Why this dictionary was created 2. Study tips 3. How to use this dictionary 4. Italian- English Frequency Dictionary A. Adjectives B. Adverbs C. Conjunctions D. Interjections E. Nouns F. Numerals G. Prepositions H. Pronouns I. Verbs 5. Italian - English Dictionary Alphabetical Order 6. Resources & further reading By studying this dictionary with the 2500 most common words and 421 most common verbs, you will quickly gain a broad understanding and practical knowledge of spoken and written Italian."

Using Arabic Synonyms

Author: Dilworth Parkinson

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521001762

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 688

View: 8953

An essential guide to Arabic synonyms, designed to help students broaden and improve their vocabulary.

Japanese Vocabulary

Author: Carol Akiyama,Nobuo Akiyama

Publisher: Barrons Educational Series

ISBN: 9780764139734

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 353

View: 9033

This pocket-size book lists approximately 6,000 words in English with translations into Japanese. Words are divided into several different categories and listed alphabetically within each category. Categories include greetings, numbers, measurements, moods and emotions, driving situations, travel situations, sports, foods, shopping, phoning, and many others. All titles in Barron's foreign language Vocabulary Series include pronunciation guides and a bilingual and alphabetical quick Wordfinder section. Barron's Vocabulary books are useful students' classroom supplements as well as handy travelers' aids.