“The Oxford 3000” (PDF listing) is a selection of the 3000 most frequently used words in English. If you know them, you can understand the meaning of more than 80% of the words in a general text. Is ...
Many French and English words are related, though often not synonyms or "faux amis". Are there some good lists of such words or some database/tool/website that makes it easy to track them down, ...