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 FOURTH HUNDRED

Part 1

body, music, color, stand, sun, questions, fish, area, mark, dog, horse, birds, problem, complete, room, knew, since, ever, piece, told

He had a lot of body aches because of the flu.

The human body cannot survive without water.

What kind of music do you like to listen to?

She played classical music since she was five years old.

What is your favorite color?

His new sports car has a beautiful baby blue color.

My back hurts and I can’t stand too long in one place.

There are no more seats here so we must stand up and wait for the doctor.

The sun will soon rise this morning.

Don’t look directly at the sun or you may lose your vision.

I don’t understand and have many questions for my teacher.

The student asked his teacher several questions about the homework.

Let’s go to the river and catch some fish.

The fisherman caught many fish this morning.

This supermarket covers a large area.

The national park is spread over a large area of land.

I got a big mark on my forehead after the car accident.

You will earn a high mark if you drive carefully during the driving test.

My favorite pet is my dog.

My dog barks when I return home from work.

You can ride a horse at the beach in the sand.

I rode a horse on the trail yesterday.

I heard the birds chirping in the tree last night.

The birds were flying together towards the ocean.

I need to solve this difficult math problem.

If you don’t sleep well at night, you may have a health problem.

The document folder was complete with all the needed documents.

You need to complete your homework assignment tonight.

I have my office in a small room.

We don’t have much room to stretch our legs and walk around.

I knew Maria from elementary school.

She knew that she needed to work hard in order to keep her job.

You have been a good student since kindergarten.

He has been working on his car since Friday evening.

Do you ever stop and think about what you are doing?

Did you ever go to the Grand Canyon?

The girl gave the boy a piece of chocolate.

The windshield was hit by a piece of ice that fell from the bridge.

The parents told their children some bad news about their grandparents.

Do you remember when I told you a story about a giant?

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.

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