New General Service List

the most important words for second language learners of English

Home to a wide range of free corpus-based word lists and tools for second language learners developed by Dr. Charles Browne, Dr. Brent Culligan and Joe Phillips.

NGSL highlighted at KoTESOL in Seoul, Korea

Dr. Charles Browne was a Featured Speaker at KoTESOL in October, 2013, giving a presentation titled  "The New General Service List: Celebrating 60 years of Language Learning". He also published an article in KoTESOL's special conference issue of The English Connection titled  "A New General Service Vocabulary for 2nd Language Learners". The article is available in the downloads section.