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.
Lesson 2 FRY WORDS – The Fifth Hundred
decided, contain, course, surface, produce, building, ocean, class, note, nothing, rest, carefully, scientists, inside, wheels, stay, green, known, island, week
The parents decided to buy their children a piano.
The teacher decided to give the students a test.
Bananas contain nutrients which are very good for you.
Vegetables contain vitamins and minerals that are good for you.
You are taking an American English course by email.
Maestro Sersea’s American English course is 5 years long.
The surface of the kitchen countertop is clean and shiny.
Everything seems ok on the surface.
The vegetable produce are fresh.
Can you produce a YouTube video right now?
The medical building has many doctor offices.
The construction workers are building a new house.
The ocean is much larger than a sea.
Let’s go to the ocean to swim.
The students went to English class.
How many students are in your English class?
The teacher wrote the student a note.
The employee left a note for his manager.
There was nothing left on the plate.
Maria spent a lot of money at the store and had nothing left in her wallet.
Juan was tired and went to rest for a few minutes.
The teacher told the rest of the class to begin the test.
You must cross the street carefully each time.
You need to climb the ladder carefully.
The scientists developed a new vaccine for Covid-19.
The president spoke with the scientists about global warming.
Let’s go inside the house because it is too hot outside.
The teacher is inside the classroom.
That sports car has beautiful wheels.
Those wheels are spinning fast.
Many people stay at home instead of going outside.
Some people decided to stay in their country instead of moving abroad.
I love playing in the green grass.
Linda has beautiful green eyes.
That man is a highly known author.
She has known her friend for over ten years.
Sometimes I wish I lived on an island far away from everything.
Let’s go to an island in the Pacific Ocean.
I wish you a successful week ahead.
She had just finished a difficult week at work.
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.