The four links below are to help you understand the ranking of the most common English words and to check your level.
The most common English words - Read and hear the 2,170 most common English words.
Level tests - What's your English vocabulary level? Take these easy tests to find out.
Level test 2 - A different test to check your level. Very easy to take.
Word Engine level test - A third test to check your level (explained in Japanese).
The links below are to drill vocabulary words.
Memrise - Recommended! Try this page.
Word Quest - Start from quizzes for easy, common words and continue to learn more difficult words.
Self-study vocabulary quizzes - Try these quizzes.
Concordance - Enter, type a word in the space, click "search," click on the word and see examples of how it's used.
Vocabulary games - Made for kids, but fun for second language learners too.
ESL gold - Quizzes for academic vocabulary.
5 minute English - Many excellent vocabulary pages.
Picture dictionary - Listen to words spoken about pictures. No sentences; just lots of words.
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