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Common English Words List

By , 19 September 2011

Common English Words List

I put this list together as a template for making flashcards for other languages. If you're studying English, have a look through the list and see if you know all of the words.

Common English Words List

Interjections

hello
hi
excuse me
sorry
please
thank-you
you're welcome
pardon?
how much is it?
this
that
okay
cool
understood
good
good morning
good afternoon
good evening
goodbye
cheers
welcome
careful!
see you later
good luck
hmmm
oh
really?
what's up?
bon apetite
nice to meet you

Responses

yes
no
not
maybe

Bootstrapping

English
how do you say ... in English?
what is ... in French?
I speak English
I don't speak English
Do you speak English?
A little
Not very well
I understand
I don't understand
Do you understand?
say again
what is that?
how do you spell that?
you speak too fast
please speak slowly

Object Pronouns

you
me
him
her
it
them
us

Numbers 0-10

zero
one
two
three
four
five
six
seven
eight
nine
ten

Time

seconds
minutes
hours
days
weeks
months
years

Interrogatives

who
what
when
where
why
which
how
how long
how much
how often

Conversation

how are you?
I'm fine
what is your name?
my name is Roger
where are you from?
I am Australian
where do you live?
I live here
how long are you here?
I am here for 1 month
when did you arrive?
I arrived today
what do you do?
I am a porn star
what do you do for fun?
I like running
what time is it?
It's 10am

Subject Pronouns

I
you
he
she
it
they
we

Salutations

mr
mrs
miss

Copula

I am
you are
he is
she is
it is
they are
we are
there is
there are

Determiners

a boy
an ox
the boy
this boy
that boy
these boys
those boys
some boys
every boy
any
all
many
a lot of

Common Adjectives

good
better
best
less    
more    
enough    
bad
worse
worst
same
different
intelligent
difficult
easy
happy
funny
boring
early
late
surprised
beautiful
nice
excellent
interesting
cold
hot
cheap
expensive
old
young
far
big
small

Numbers 11-20

eleven
twelve
thirteen
fourteen
fifteen
sixteen
seventeen
eighteen
nineteen
twenty

Common Verbs

to be
to do
to have
to be able to
to want
to go
to use
to like
to need
to come
to say
to speak
to understand
to think
to know
to know of
to live
to see
to work
to eat
to drink
to meet
to study
to learn
to forget
to give
to take
to find
to look
to look for
to stay
to travel
to become
to pay
to buy

Temporal Adverbs

last week
yesterday   
today
now
tomorrow
next week
before
after

Common Nouns

thing
name
money
dollars
cents
house
hotel
hostel
room
bathroom
internet
bed
key
street
friend
family
mother
father
sister
brother
son
daughter
teacher
man
woman
boy
girl
cat
dog
tshirt
food
drink
tea
coffee
water
milk
bread
meat
beer
wine
station
train
bus
car
taxi
metro
plane
boat
ticket
dictionary
times
telephone
colour
size
problem
morning
night
place
clothes

Conjunctions

and
or
if
but
because
so
for example
except

Colours

white
black
grey
red
blue
yellow
green
orange

Days

monday
tuesday
wednesday
thursday
friday
saturday
sunday

Personal Determiners

my
your
his
her
its
their
our

Prepositions

at    
in    
of    
for
by    
on
with    
without
from
to
until
since
about
like
behind
in front

Directions

left
right
north
south
east
west

Numbers 30-100

thirty
forty
fifty
sixty
seventy
eighty
ninety
one hundred
one thousand
one million

Indefinite Pronouns

here
there
something
somewhere   
someone
everything
everyone
everywhere
nothing
nowhere
no-one
anything
anywhere
anyone

Common Adverbs

always
sometimes
never
later
nearby
about
also
almost
even    
often    
really    
still    
surely    
very    
yet
already
too much
only
much
many
well
slowly
fast
together

Months

january
february
march
april
may
june
july
august
september
october
november
december

Possessive Objects

mine
yours
his
hers
its
theirs
ours

Ordinals

first
second
third
fourth
fifth
sixth
seventh
eighth
ninth
tenth

 

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