If you're trying to achieve a high degree of fluency in English, and if one of your fluency-blocking problems is that the right word (or another word or expression that you can use in its place) doesn't often occur to you readily, here's a landmark work that can help you.
What are the words you'll find necessary, as well as normally sufficient, to maintain a high level of fluency, when you're speaking or writing in English - about any topic?
What are the 7673 words of the greatest general utility for speaking as well as writing superbly fluent English?
- What are the 3750 words that can normally meet almost 80% of all your vocabulary needs - whether you're speaking or writing, and whatever the topic? What are the most important 1155 words out of these words of Maximum General Utility? What are the next most important 1228 words? What are the next most important 1367 words?
- What are the next most frequent 2552 Near-Maximum Utility words?
- What are the next most frequent 1371 Advanced General Utility words? What are the 7370 content words and 303 form words on which a high degree of fluency depends? What are the 1545 frequently-needed verbs, 3840 frequently-needed nouns, 1461 frequently-needed adjectives and 524 frequently-needed adverbs? How to achieve complete mastery of these fluency words, so you can speak and write good English with your words flowing out easily? How are the words you need frequently in speech and writing related to one another through 2048 key words?
This book, by one of the world's foremost authorities on English fluency building, answers all these questions - and many more.