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.
FRY WORDS – The Second Hundred Part 1
over, new, sound, take, only, little, work, know, place, years, live, me, back, give, most, very, after, things, our, just
Let’s go over there and celebrate together.
Let’s go over the documents again so we understand what they’re about.
I want to buy a brand-new car from a new car dealership.
Do you prefer to buy used or new clothes?
The classical music concert proves that sound can be both beautiful and powerful.
How does that sound like to you?
Don’t take that train because it is very slow – it stops too often.
Will you take her with you on your vacation?
I will only eat a little bit today because I am already full.
She will not be the only female student in this class.
He is a little nervous because he has a job interview today.
He slept a little on the bus.
We need to work hard to see great results.
Where do you work now, my friend?
I know a little restaurant that serves great Italian food.
In life it is important to be surrounded by good people and know how to treat them.
This is a nice place to study English.
That park is a place for many kids to play and have fun.
I’ve lived in the USA for over 38 years.
How many years of serious study does it take to become fluent in English?
I live in Southern California, United States of America.
Let’s go to a live rock concert and enjoy the music.
He gave me a very nice gift for my birthday.
Will you give me a ride to the bus station today?
My back hurts after lifting the heavy furniture.
The salesperson was sleeping in the back of the store.
I would like to give you some advice on how to be a good student.
I will give you a lot of presents for your birthday.
Most of the people in this room were born outside of the United States of America.
He has a headache most of the times he goes to work.
She is a very beautiful woman.
He is a very rich man.
He ran after her after she dropped her purse.
The man arrived after the woman.
How many things do you carry in your purse?
He had many things in his pockets.
Our English teacher learned English as a third language.
We must talk to our mother about what she will cook for dinner.
We want fair and just laws that protect the innocent and punish the guilty accordingly.
We were just thinking about where to go on vacation this year.
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.