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
order, red, door, sure, become, top, ship, across, today, during, short, better, best, however, low, hours, black, products, happened, whole
Let’s go to the restaurant and order some food.
The president gave an order that everyone should wear masks.
His favorite color is the color red.
That red sports car is very fast.
We need to use a key to unlock the door.
Can you please open the door for me?
He was confident and sure of himself before the race.
Are you sure you want to do this?
That little boy will become a doctor someday.
That little girl will become the president of her country.
He was unable to reach the top shelf.
She earned the highest score on the test and became the top student of the class.
I want to go to the post office to ship this package to Cameroon.
We went on a beautiful ship for our cruise.
He swam across the river in order to leave his country.
The boy sat across the table from the girl.
Make sure you recognize that today is a special day.
She will complete all her English homework today.
The girl was texting on her phone during the English class.
It is rude to use your phone during dinner.
Her younger brother is short.
He doesn’t like to talk, so he replied with a short answer.
The score of 96 is better than the score of 93.
She speaks English better than her colleagues.
He has the highest scores on his tests so he’s the best student in this class.
The student told the teacher he was the best teacher he ever had.
He wants to go in the swimming pool; however, he doesn’t know how to swim.
She wants to lose weight; however, she doesn’t want to diet.
His test scores were low, so the teacher talked to him about working harder.
They want to buy a car at a low cost from the expensive car dealership.
Doctors suggest that we sleep for at least 8 hours each night.
How many hours do you work on your English each day?
My phone has a black phone cover.
His favorite color is black.
She likes to go shopping for cosmetic products.
This part of the store has only paper products.
Maria told me what happened on the day she had a car accident.
The girl was crying, and I asked her what happened.
John was so hungry that he ate a whole bread by himself.
The mechanic spent a whole day fixing my car.
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.