How many words do you need to know? — Catherine & Katharine

Number of word families needed to: Get most things done as a tourist or visitor 1,000 to 2,000 Hold a friendly conversation 6,000 Watch television & movies 3,000 minimum, preferably 6,000 Read fluently (must know 98% of a text’s word families) 3,000 minimum, preferably 6,000 Source: What do you need to know to learn a […]

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