Word lists you can download
The most frequent lemmas in the LEXMCI corpus.
See the Sketch Engine site for information about this corpus.
The first downloadable list below contains the top 1,000 lemmas. The second list contains the lemmas in the second thousand. These specific lists were created for VersaText: the picture on the left shows the numbers and percentages of these frequency bands in the Study Buddy text. On the right we see a number of readability scores which rely on proportions of high and low frequency words in a text.