Online Word Frequency Counters

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Often, a person who learns a foreign language has a hard time choosing learning materials. It is important to choose materials that will suit your level.

There are several selection criteria, including speech rate (for recordings), grammar level and vocabulary (set of words in your material). If you are a beginner, it makes sense to choose materials that contain mainly the most frequent words of the language that you are learning.

The word frequency counters on this site will highlight words in different colors based on their frequency rating. This way you will be able to visually evaluate whether a given text suits your level. These counters use word frequency lists and word lists for international language proficiency tests.

The word frequency counters are available for the following languages: