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Vocabulary Workshop 1000 Most Common Words in English in Alphabetical Order - Page 2

This Vocabulary Workshop page includes a part of the 1000 most common words in English placed in alphabetical order. Click on the links at the end of the page that lead to other pages that are included in this list of the 1000 most common words in English for ESL EFL English learners and teachers.

While this list is helpful for a strong beginning, more advanced vocabulary building will help you quickly improve your English. These vocabulary books will further help you build your vocabulary, especially at advanced levels.

Rank Word Reference Rank Word Reference
511 engine 616 held
301 enough Adjective or Adverb? 135 help
834 enter 67 her
739 equal Adjective or Adverb? 171 here
486 equate 174 high Adjective or Adverb?
915 especially Adjective or Adverb? 624 hill
169 even 72 him
939 evening 19 his
858 event 773 history
308 ever 780 hit
120 every 362 hold
707 exact Adjective or Adverb? 699 hole
260 example 162 home
713 except 595 hope
647 excite 293 horse
563 exercise 30 hot Adjective or Adverb?
776 expect 487 hot Adjective or Adverb?
925 experience 353 hour
688 experiment 187 house
222 eye 46 how
298 face 918 huge Adjective or Adverb?
449 fact 772 human
745 fair Adjective or Adverb? 357 hundred
407 fall 543 hunt
318 family 828 hurry
820 famous Adjective or Adverb? 18 I
236 far Adjective or Adverb? 523 ice
230 farm 286 idea
367 fast Adjective or Adverb? 55 if
963 fat Adjective or Adverb? 787 imagine
200 father 6 in Preposition Help
958 favor 451 inch
823 fear 527 include
941 feed 768 indicate
312 feel 642 industry
275 feet 765 insect
742 fell 977 instant
530 felt 575 instrument
249 few 365 interest
419 field 870 invent
916 fig 691 iron
644 fight 7 is
415 figure 465 island
496 fill 8 it
432 final 580 job
100 find 717 join
404 fine 570 joy
641 finger 600 jump
593 finish 129 just
339 fire 221 keep
93 first 576 kept
287 fish 690 key
743 fit 657 kill
358 five 184 kind Adjective or Adverb?
694 flat Adjective or Adverb? 349 king
620 floor 344 knew
744 flow 89 know
596 flower 721 lady
406 fly 659 lake
176 follow 170 land
216 food 499 language
466 foot 166 large Adjective or Adverb?
13 for 224 last Adjective or Adverb?
458 force 240 late Adjective or Adverb?
552 forest 479 laugh
130 form 630 law
922 forward 382 lay
207 found 408 lead
218 four 213 learn
551 fraction 710 least
440 free Adjective or Adverb? 321 leave
836 fresh Adjective or Adverb? 929 led
284 friend 239 left
26 from Preposition Help 562 leg
429 front 537 length
795 fruit 374 less
457 full Adjective or Adverb? 225 let
586 fun Adjective or Adverb? 270 letter
484 game 878 level
738 garden 645 lie
588 gas 248 life
880 gather 848 lift
433 gave 183 light
522 general Adjective or Adverb? 64 like
751 gentle Adjective or Adverb? 137 line
106 get 994 liquid
303 girl 310 list
123 give 370 listen
964 glad Adjective or Adverb? 113 little
577 glass 109 live
79 go 762 locate
473 gold 995 log
599 gone 561 lone Adjective or Adverb?
121 good Adjective or Adverb? 68 long Adjective or Adverb?
258 got 75 look
396 govern 735 lost
501 grand Adjective or Adverb? 687 lot
578 grass 662 loud Adjective or Adverb?
890 gray 387 love
132 great Adjective or Adverb? 136 low Adjective or Adverb?
434 green 411 machine
729 grew 108 made
364 ground 909 magnet
263 group 300 main Adjective or Adverb?
210 grow 835 major Adjective or Adverb?
801 guess 69 make
924 guide 116 man
840 gun 59 many
28 had 393 map
617 hair 268 mark
336 half 978 market
164 hand 932 mass
332 happen 951 master
594 happy Adjective or Adverb? 913 match
231 hard Adjective or Adverb? 516 material
74 has 524 matter
853 hat 95 may
24 have 122 me
11 he 142 mean
201 head 996 meant
292 hear 323 measure
351 heard 817 meat
506 heart 604 meet
490 heat 701 melody
509 heavy Adjective or Adverb? 180 men

Top English Nouns - Numbers 1 - 50 including example sentences of each noun
Top English Nouns - Numbers 51 - 100 including example sentences of each noun
Top English Nouns - Numbers 101 - 150 including example sentences of each noun
Vocabulary Workshop: Top 1000 English Words - Numbers 1 - 250
Vocabulary Workshop: Top 1000 English Words - Numbers 250 - 500
Vocabulary Workshop: Top 1000 English Words - Numbers 501 - 750
Vocabulary Workshop: Top 1000 English Words - Numbers 751 - 1000
Vocabulary Workshop: Top 1000 English Words - In Alphabetical Order Page 1
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Top English Nouns - Numbers 1 - 50 including example sentences of each noun
Top English Nouns - Numbers 51 - 100 including example sentences of each noun
Top English Nouns - Numbers 101 - 150 including example sentences of each noun

Many thanks to Jerry Jones for providing this list of the top 1000 most commonly used (American English) words!

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