English Vocabulary - General Service List

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This page contains the General Word List, a list of the 2,285 commonest headwords in English, i.e. it lists be, but not is or were. More information on the list. Using this page you can check that you know them, and research how to use them.

To find a word, hold down the Ctrl key on your keyboard, then press F.

For each word you can click on the links to get a definition, example sentences, pronunciation or a Chinese translation.



Last updated on: Monday, July 29, 2019