Vocabulary Book 10: Words 1801 - 2000

This book contains the most frequently used words in spoken English from 1801 - 2000. Please read the instrutions below before starting the lessons.
  • Listening: Click on "Listen to the Lesson" to listen to the audio file for the entire section
  • Speaking: Click on any blue sentence to play the audio file for that word and then repeat out loud what you hear
  • Practice: Click on "Listen with pause" and repeat each sentence before the next sentence starts
IMPORTANT: Please repeat out loud and continue practicing until you can say it like the native English speaker from the audio file. If you study in this manner, you will improve your speaking and listening!


1801. airport1802. alive1803. angry
1804. arrival1805. assist1806. assumption
1807. bake1808. baseball1809. bike
1810. blame1811. boy1812. brick
1813. calculate1814. chair1815. clue
1816. collar1817. comment1818. committee
1819. compete1820. concerning1821. conference
1822. consult1823. conversation1824. convert
1825. database1826. deliver1827. dependent
1828. desperate1829. devil1830. diet
1831. error1832. exciting1833. extend
1834. farmer1835. fear1836. fold
1837. forth1838. friendly1839. fuel
1840. funny1841. gate1842. girl
1843. gross1844. hall1845. herself
1846. hide1847. historian1848. hospital
1849. ill1850. jacket1851. lucky
1852. lunch1853. meal1854. miss
1855. monitor1856. moreover1857. mortgage
1858. nurse1859. pace1860. perception
1861. permit1862. pie1863. plane
1864. poem1865. presence1866. proposal
1867. qualify1868. quote1869. recover
1870. resolve1871. retire1872. reward
1873. river1874. roll1875. row
1876. sandwich1877. shock1878. sink
1879. slip1880. son1881. sorry
1882. spare1883. speech1884. spite
1885. spray1886. surprise1887. sweet
1888. swing1889. tea1890. till
1891. twist1892. ugly1893. upstairs
1894. usual1895. warning1896. weekend
1897. weigh1898. welcome1899. writer
1900. yeah1901. appointment1902. bar
1903. bell1904. chapter1905. closet
1906. crash1907. enthusiasm1908. explanation
1909. glove1910. grab1911. injury
1912. instruction1913. investigate1914. maintenance
1915. manufacturer1916. negotiate1917. panic
1918. peak1919. provided1920. realistic
1921. reception1922. replacement1923. revolution
1924. suspect1925. transition1926. unlikely
1927. village1928. winner1929. worker
1930. yard1931. abroad1932. alarm
1933. arrive1934. assistance1935. attach
1936. bend1937. bite1938. blind
1939. bottle1940. breath1941. briefly
1942. buyer1943. cable1944. candle
1945. celebrate1946. chest1947. chocolate
1948. clerk1949. concentrate1950. concert
1951. conclusion1952. contribution1953. cookie
1954. counter1955. courage1956. curious
1957. desk1958. dirty1959. disagree
1960. drawer1961. establish1962. estimate
1963. flower1964. garbage1965. grand
1966. grandfather1967. grocery1968. harm
1969. honest1970. ignore1971. imply
1972. impression1973. impressive1974. informal
1975. inner1976. insect1977. insist
1978. inspector1979. king1980. knee
1981. ladder1982. lawyer1983. load
1984. menu1985. mine1986. mirror
1987. neck1988. penalty1989. pension
1990. piano1991. plate1992. pleasant
1993. pleased1994. potato1995. profession
1996. professor1997. proposed1998. purple
1999. quantity2000. quiet