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Sunday, January 31, 2010

The Top 1000 German Words

The Top 1000 German Words
Word Frequency in German - Worthäufigkeit


The Top 1,000 German Words
 

Some observations about the top 100 German words:
• The top 10 words make up 27% of words that occur in German. The top 20 words account for about 35% of words that appear in German written and spoken texts.

• The top 100 German words contain only 4 nouns, three of which have to do with time.

• The top 100 German words include 30 different adverbs, more than 20 pronouns, and 16 prepositions. Small function words thus play a dominant role in making sense of German texts.

• The top 100 German words list 16 different verbs. These include 4 of the 6 modal verbs. Also included are the verbs commonly used as auxiliary verbs in German, suggesting that compound verb tenses are used relatively frequently in German.
 
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Friday, January 1, 2010

World's Most Popular Foreign Languages

World's Most Popular Foreign Languages

World's Most Popular Foreign Languages

Most Widely Spoken Languages in the World

World Scrabble Championships
 
Commonly Mispronounced Words

World's Most Popular Foreign Languages
Most Common Languages Other Than English in Each State
 
Ethnologue: Languages of the World


from antimoon
1. English, the most studied language
2. German, very studied in Central Europe.
3. French, very studied in Western Europe
4. Italian, very studied in Western and Southern Europe.
5. Spanish, very studied in Western Europe.
6. Russian, very studied in Eastern Europe.


I'm a native Mandarin speaker, I can tell you the current status in China.
1、 English---absolutely no doubt.
2、Japanese---the most developed Asian country,a lot of companies in China.
3、German---less companies than Japan has in China,but still very important.
4、French---less companies than German has in China,but still very useful.
5、Italian---China has an Italian Zone in Tianjin City,which includes sightseeing street, commercial area, cultural buildings, and so on. Tianjin city has a good relationship with Lombardia Zone of Italy.
6、Spanish---If you study it very well, maybe you can earn more salary when you become a tour guide.


1. English---英语

2. German---德语
3. French--- 法语
4. Italian---意大利语
5. Spanish---西班牙语
6. Russian---俄语


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Thursday, December 31, 2009

What American accent do you have?

What American accent do you have?

What American accent do you have?
Your Result: The Northeast
 

Judging by how you talk you are probably from north Jersey, New York City, Connecticut or Rhode Island. Chances are, if you are from New York City (and not those other places) people would probably be able to tell if they actually heard you speak.

Philadelphia
 
The Inland North
 
The Midland
 
The South
 
Boston
 
The West
 
North Central
 
What American accent do you have?
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