Welcome to American English Vocabulary: Dolch Sight Words – Lesson 16. 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.
2nd Grade Dolch Sight Words Lesson 1 of 4:
always, around, because, been, before, best, both, buy, call, cold, does, don’t
You must always tell the truth.
He is always thankful for his family.
Why do you always open the door for me?
He drove around the city every night.
I am glad you came around to visit.
This weighs around 10 pounds.
I study English because it is important.
He works hard because he likes his job.
She sold her car because she bought a new one.
Where have you been?
How difficult has this job been?
I have been on vacation last week.
Where did you live before?
Juan arrived at the restaurant before Maria.
Before I begin, I must wash my hands.
She is the best chess player at our school.
Some think chess is the best game in the world.
This is the best job for me.
I injured both my legs in the accident.
Both Juana and Maria are students.
Both brothers like comic books.
Ana wants to buy a horse.
What will you buy from the store?
I buy too many things.
Jack likes to call himself a “macho man.”
She used the phone to call the pharmacy.
When did you call your parents?
Chicago has very cold weather.
She talked to him in a cold tone.
The president caught a cold.
Does he live here?
Where does he live?
The extra money does make a difference.
I don’t like very hot weather.
If you don’t do your job, you’ll get fired.
Don’t you love him anymore?
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.