How many words do I need to know? The 95/5 rule in language learning, Part 1/2

A very common question that people ask when starting the study of a foreign language is “How many words do I need to know in order to be conversationally fluent for everyday talk in X language?” This is a very good question, and one that we will try to answer in part 2 of this post, … Continue reading How many words do I need to know? The 95/5 rule in language learning, Part 1/2