When studying vocabulary, you will often find that there are lists of useful words already prepared for you to learn together. Sometimes they are grouped by topic, or they are lists designed to understand a specific text. Whatever the reason, learning the vocabulary by topic groups is usually a good idea. But if just started to study English, the list that most interests you may be one of the most used words in English.
Most used words in English
Here is a list of the most common words:
Do you find it a bit difficult to learn these single words? It is normal, because most of them do not have a whole meaning, and you will need to give some context to the vocabulary.
Even so, as you can imagine, prepositions are words that you must learn as they appear in most sentences in English.
The most common verbs
To make a list a little easier to study, let’s try the verbs most common
The most common nouns
Now let’s look at nouns, which form the backbone of English along with verbs:
As you can see, both verbs and nouns have more lexical content, so they are easier to learn. As a practical activity, we suggest you try combining them into sentences, as in these examples:
- The man will think about his family. — The man will think of his family
- He would do it for the company. — I would do it for the company.