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 5 FRY WORDS – The Fifth Hundred
front, feel, fact, inches, street, less, machine, base, ago, stood, yes, clear, equation, yet, government, fine, pair, circle, include, built
We are shopping at the front of the store.
We enter the house through the front door.
I feel happy when the teacher gives me encouragement.
How do you feel about learning English?
A fact is something you can prove.
A fact is not an opinion.
We measure length in inches and not in centimeters here in the United States of America.
My notebook is 11 inches long.
We drove on a busy street and arrived late.
The police officer was parked on the street.
She weighs less than last year because she’s been on a diet.
I paid less for the perfume because it’s on sale.
Each computer is a complex machine.
The vacuum cleaner is a loud machine.
The soldiers lived on a military base.
The engineers are working on the base of the structure.
I was born many years ago.
How many years ago did you start learning English?
The teacher stood at his desk in front of the students.
The presenter stood up while the participants sat down.
Yes, I am also an English Learner.
Yes, learning English is not an easy task.
I can see inside because of the clear glass.
Another way to say, “Are we clear?”, is “Do we understand each other?”
The math teacher gave his students an equation to solve.
The student completed a math equation.
We are not yet finished with the homework.
Are you finished cooking yet?
People want to have a hard working and responsible government.
Venezuela needs a government that will ensure people do not go hungry.
I feel fine today.
The driver paid a fine for driving too fast on the street.
I have a pair of pants made in Pakistan.
I wear my pair of glasses every day.
We walk in a circle when we go to the park.
A circle has a round shape.
The cook will include dessert for dinner tonight.
What does your gift include?
That house was built by a famous construction company.
My son built many computer systems.
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.