A study by Mark Davies of Brigham Young University found that by learning the 1000 most common words in a language, you can understand 76% of all nonfiction writing, 79.6% of all fiction writing and 87.8% of all oral speech. When you are a beginning language learner, why waste your time learning uncommon words? Our "1000 Words" vocabulary lessons will get you up and running quickly in Spanish by teaching you the most common words based on information from the Real Academia Española. You can study them at your own pace or make it more manageable by signing up to receive a daily email with one word each day. The 1000 Words lessons include . . .
Note: The translation of the word is the most common use, not every use of the word. Most verb forms are covered in the Spanish Course, not the 1000 Words pages. The order of some of the words has been modified to make it more appropriate for a beginning Spanish course.
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