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 and NAWL now available as courses at

EnglishCentral uses authentic videos and spaced-repetition video flaschards to help contextualize the learning of important high frequency and special purpose vocabulary. Both the NGSL and NAWL word lists were recently added as courses which teachers can assign to their students. Link to the main website is here. The NGSL, NAWL and many other vocabulary centered courses can be found by using the "Browse/Course" pulldown and looking at the vocabulary courses listed in the "Skills" section

Link to the NGSL course at EnglishCentral