American English Vocabulary: Dolch Sight Words – Lesson 8

Welcome to American English Vocabulary: Dolch Sight Words – Lesson 8. Improve your English vocabulary, reading, and comprehension skills by studying the Dolch Sight Words, an important vocabulary list which includes some of the most popular, often-used words in the English language. The Dolch Sight Words are organized by reading level, and include Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, and 3rd Grade. International English Learners are encouraged to pronounce each word numerous times, as well as use a translator and an English dictionary in order to increase fluency.

Part 1 – DIRECTIONS: Please read aloud the following words and sentences in English, then translate them and read them into your primary language using the translator on this page.


pretty, ran, ride, saw, say, she, so, soon, that, there, they, this

Lisa wears a pretty dress.

Maria is a pretty girl.

Martha is very pretty.

The horse ran away from the stable.

We ran quickly to the store.

ran fast and got tired.

Can you ride a horse?

She enjoyed the bus ride.

If you don’t have a car, I can give you a ride.

saw you at the store yesterday.

He saw his friends at the movie theater.

The teacher saw that his student was cheating.

Can you say what you enjoy doing?

Where did you say you are from?

What did you say to your teacher?

She is a good student.

She likes to study English.

She wants to be successful.

The English homework is not so hard.

This assignment is so easy.

So, what do you think of learning English?

You will soon improve your English.

How soon can you get here?

We will soon be able to speak better English.

That train is very fast.

He gave a tip to that waiter.

That is not what I asked for.

How do you get there from here?

There are many people in China.

You must go there to find a job.

Did they ask you to come here?

They are nice people.

They need to meet with you.

This English assignment is easy.

Give this to your teacher.

What is this?

Part 2 – DIRECTIONS: Please watch and practice aloud with the vocabulary video below two or three times:

Part 3 – DIRECTIONS: Please watch the quiz video and do the quiz on your own paper. When you finish, let us know what you learned and your quiz score in the comments section below.

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