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
usually, didn’t, friends, easy, heard, measure, remember, early, waves, reached, table, north, slowly, money, map, field, travel, wood, fire, upon
What do you usually do every weekend?
I don’t usually spend much time exercising.
Maria didn’t pass the English exam.
John didn’t apply for a job yet.
Lisa and Marsha are very good friends.
Friends help each other in times of need.
Frank said the English exam was very easy.
Once you learn how to drive, you can say driving is easy.
I heard a song by Elvis Presley yesterday.
She said she heard what I said during the meeting.
We need to measure the quantity of sugar for this recipe.
Let’s measure how tall you are.
I remember when you were a baby growing up.
Did you remember to bring your wallet with you?
The applicant arrived early at the job interview.
It’s better to arrive early than to arrive late at a party.
The ocean waves were perfect for surfing.
The fast boat made waves on the lake.
The police reached the house where the crime was reported.
Lisa finally reached Elisabeth by phone.
The dinner table looked amazing.
The couple sat at a restaurant table near the window.
USA is north of Mexico.
Canada is north of most of the USA.
The driving teacher asked his student to drive slowly.
Learning a language happens slowly, not quickly.
The customer gave money to the cashier for his purchases.
Some people think that owning money is more important than health.
You need to follow the map in order to get to your destination.
Can you point out your country on the world map?
A field is an area of open land.
The kids played in a flower field.
Which country would you like to travel to?
The travel agent helped us get plane tickets to Mexico.
You need to cut wood for the fireplace.
We bought some cut wood from the supermarket.
The forest fire destroyed several homes.
Don’t play with fire because it can burn you.
The heavy rain fell upon my umbrella.
The judge made a decision upon the new information received.
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.