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Title: A Frequency Dictionary of Czech
Subtitle: Core Vocabulary for Learners
Written By: František Čermák
Michal Kren
Series Title: Routledge Frequency Dictionaries

A Frequency Dictionary of Czech is an invaluable tool for all learners of
Czech, providing a list of the 5,000 most frequently used words in the

Based on data from a 100 million word corpus and evenly balanced between
spoken, fiction, non-fiction and newspaper texts, the dictionary provides
the user with a detailed frequency-based list, as well as alphabetical and
part of speech indexes.

All entries in the rank frequency list feature the English equivalent, a
sample sentence with English translation and an indication of register
variation. The dictionary also contains twenty thematically organised and
frequency-ranked lists of words on a variety of topics, such as family,
food and drink and transport.

A Frequency Dictionary of Czech enables students of all levels to get the
most out of their study of vocabulary in an engaging and efficient way. It
is also a rich resource for language teaching, research, curriculum design,
and materials development.

Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
General Linguistics
Language Documentation
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Language Learning
Subject Language(s): Czech
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