A Frequency Dictionary of German Core Vocabulary for Learners

by Erwin Tschirner, Randall (Brigham Young University, USA) Jones

Part of the Routledge Frequency Dictionaries Series

A Frequency Dictionary of German Core Vocabulary for Learners Synopsis

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. This CD version is designed for use by corpus and computational linguists in a format that researchers can process and turn into suitable lists for their own research work. 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.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780415601092
Publication date: 30th June 2011
Author: Erwin Tschirner, Randall (Brigham Young University, USA) Jones
Publisher: Routledge an imprint of Taylor & Francis Ltd
Format: CD-ROM
Pagination: 1 pages
Categories: Asian history, Colonialism & imperialism,

About Erwin Tschirner, Randall (Brigham Young University, USA) Jones

Randall L. Jones is Emeritus Professor of German as Brigham Young University and Erwin Tschirner is Professor of German as a Foreign Language at the Herder-Institut, University of Leipzig.

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