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 3 FRY WORDS – The Fifth Hundred

plane, system, behind, ran, round, boat, game, force, brought, understand, warm, common, bring, explain, dry, though, language, shape, deep, thousands

You need to fly on a plane to get to California, USA.

The pilot of the plane announced that everyone should wear masks.

The computer system includes two monitors.

The EDM concert included a sophisticated sound and lighting system.

The runner got tired and fell behind his competitors.

The man looked behind him and found his wallet.

The girl ran quickly to the supermarket.

The boy ran to catch the ball.

Our planet is round in shape.

The ball is round so it can roll on the ground.

I went fishing on a fishing boat.

The family owned a nice boat on the lake.

I am not ready to play that card game.

She wants to play a board game.

The army used violent force in Burma.

There is strong wind force when you drive during windy weather.

I brought my camera so we can take pictures of the wedding.

She brought a lunch basket so we can eat at the park.

I understand English better when I read it.

I understand English less when I listen to it.

I enjoy swimming during warm weather.

The lake is warm during the summer.

It is common for people to speak English in Europe.

John is a common American name.

Would you like to bring your book to the study session?

Please bring your money so you pay for dinner at the restaurant.

The teacher will explain to the students how to earn a good grade in class.

The doctor wants to explain to the patient about the need for surgery.

If you use an umbrella, you will stay dry during the rain.

Please keep your wallet in your pocket to keep it dry.

She was hungry, though she didn’t want to eat much.

He wanted to run, though he was a little tired.

It is not easy to learn the English language.

It takes years to become fluent when learning a new language.

The ball has a round shape.

He was not in a good shape to go running.

The submarine went deep underwater.

How deep can you swim underwater?

It costs many thousands of dollars to buy a new car.

There are thousands of people waiting at the embassy for a visa.

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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