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’s The Third Hundred Part 5
light, thought, head, under, story, together, got, group, often, run, hear, stop, without, second, late, song, being, leave, family, it’s
I carry a light box to the post office.
I can see the bright light.
I thought you were going to go to sleep.
She thought she wanted to take a break.
My head hurts sometimes.
I hurt my head while I was playing in the park.
The toy was under the stairs.
Don’t stand under a ladder because it’s not safe.
The teacher told the students a wonderful story.
So, tell me your life story.
The students study English together in the library.
The family went shopping together.
I got a new umbrella from the store.
She got a card from her boyfriend.
Let’s work together in a small group.
The small group of children were playing in the park.
I often drive long distances to work.
She often sneezes when she goes outside.
Let’s run and see who is the fastest.
The lady will run to catch the bus.
I can hear the train approaching the station.
Can you hear the noise outside?
It’s not a good idea to stop learning.
I need to stop the car and call my doctor.
The girl was lonely without her friend.
The children were sad without their parents.
The boy was second in line to get lunch.
I need a second to get there.
You should never be late to a job interview.
Try not to be late to a party you’re invited to.
Let’s play that song on the piano.
She will sing that song in front of us.
Maria is a very nice human being.
Treat every human being with respect.
Don’t leave without saying goodbye.
She wanted to leave her job and find a new one.
It is important to always take good care of your family.
Do you have a large or a small family?
It’s time to go shopping.
John said it’s too late to go to the restaurant.
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.