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List_Learn Home     + Use DDL resources to build your own dictionary following the «Learner as Lexicographer» concept

Compleat List_Learn of the entire lexicon. In headword lists, with full family searches; connected to multiple written corpora; US/UK/Fr Text to Speech (TTS), and choice of 9 bilingual dictionaries for English, 2 for French.

Learning principle: Learners like word lists, so let's give them good ones + something useful to do with them.

New! <<DEFCON2>> Start here if intermediate Choose Definition from Concordance Lines! 15 years in the making. The compleat version of the learning tool named 'Pet•200' discussed in this 1997 paper. [Onboard dictionary makes program heavy - may need F5 assist to load] FLASHCARDS run off «User Lexicon» - 2016 MARCH 17


Put your own lists into List_Learn format at Hypertext 1 and 2 !    

Carry on here when advanced Construct a definition from concordance lines and bilingual dictionary - three English list formats + French. The compleat version of the learning tool named 'Pet•2000' discussed in this 1999 paper.
  • English Classic (1k+2k+AWL) - 2k with 12 quizzes
  • English - BNC (1k - 20k)
  • English - BNC/COCA (1k - 25k) - Warning - in BNC and BNC-COCA, concordance yield could be sparse after 10k
  • French 10
    From Lonsdale-Lebras 'French Most Frequent 5k Lemmas' dictionary project
    Expanded here to 10k; with *NEW* full lemma search A development of the work in ~ Cobb & Horst, 2001



Lists from M West, P Nation, M Davies; Corpora from many sources. To come: French for Defcon2; continuous user lexicon (same user name, password) for both versions