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Based upon NHK’s radio program NHK Foundations of English, on-air for over 80 years, this text cover 300 of the most frequently used vocabulary words in the English language. Accompanied by 1,500 example sentences, all vocabulary were carefully chosen through computer analysis of typical conversations between native speakers. About 70% of all conversations were made up of 300 different words, the majority of which are elementary level. Whether learning English for school, an exam, or for business, by mastering the words introduced in this book your ability to understand and express yourself in English will improve by bounds.


About the Author

Yukio Tono

Tono is a professor at The Tokyo University of Foreign Studies Graduate School of Global Studies. He holds his Doctorate in linguistics and has published multiple books on language.

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