We are now working on the 1,000 Fry Sight Words, a set of high-frequency words that are necessary for American English reading comprehension and communication skills. Please do your best to follow the directions below, as well as use the website translator to define any of the Fry Sight Words or related sentences you need to know better. The more you become comfortable with the Fry Sight Words, the more fluent in American English you will become.
Part 1 – DIRECTIONS: Please watch the vocabulary video below two or three times:
Part 2 – 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.
The First Hundred – Part 2
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We can go eat at that restaurant or this restaurant.
You can shop at that store or this store.
She is the proud parent of one son.
They only have one more chance to be successful with their business.
She had a cat while she lived in the apartment last year.
I wish I had a dog to play with.
You must go by the store to get your shopping done.
He stopped by the office to check to see if I was ok.
Words don’t make as much difference as actions do.
You should aim to write an average of 10 words per sentence.
I like this computer but it’s too expensive.
I want to go to the beach but it’s too cold this time of year.
Do not ask me to wash the dishes because I hate to do that.
She did not return his calls after their disastrous first date.
What do you want to do after you become fluent in English?
What is your dream job?
All the children were asleep after the movie.
No president can make all constituents happy.
They were busy fixing their car, so they didn’t watch the news.
How old were you when you first started learning English?
We must work hard and make sacrifices if we want to be successful.
When did you decide to get serious about learning English?
When did you first learn how to swim?
Your dog barks too much when I’m around.
I saw your car at the mall parking lot last week.
Yes, you can learn English and communicate with others.
She asked me if I can help her fix her car.
They said that they were tired of working so hard.
We said that we wanted to meet them for dinner.
There is a beautiful park near the center of the city.
I saw her there while she was reading a book on the park bench.
Do you know how to use a computer?
I must learn how to use a scientific calculator to solve difficult mathematical equations.
I forgot I saw an elephant last time I visited the zoo.
You must remember to bring an umbrella with you in case it rains.
Each of the students was motivated to learn English.
We will soon learn about each President of the United States of America.
Which famous American movie star is your favorite?
She asked me which street was more congested.
Part 3 DIRECTIONS: Please watch the quiz video and do the quiz on your own paper. When you finish, let us know your quiz score in the comments section below.