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 SIXTH HUNDRED

Lesson 1

can’t, matter, square, syllables, perhaps, bill, felt, suddenly, test, direction, center, farmers, ready, anything, divided, general, energy, subject, Europe, moon

I told my teacher I can’t complete my homework.

Sometimes I can’t run because I am tired.

What’s the matter, why are you sad?

Our feelings matter to us.

The box is square.

I have a square box in the garage.

Try to separate words into syllables when you read them.

Marco separated the word into syllables.

He is, perhaps, the smartest person I have ever known.

Are you, perhaps, from a country in Africa?

The husband paid the restaurant bill after the family had dinner.

Did you pay the electricity bill for this month?

The student felt happy after she completed her assignment.

The children felt excited when their parents told them that they’re going on a vacation.

The car was running fine and then the engine suddenly stopped.

The man put his hand to his chest, then suddenly collapsed on the floor.

Many students prefer to have time to study before a test.

If you want a driver’s license, you need to pass the driver’s test.

Sometimes it’s difficult to know which direction to go to find your destination.

The student walked in the direction of the school.

You can find seeds in the center of an apple.

The shoppers shopped at a large shopping center.

It is rare to find farmers living in the city.

The farmers planted corn on their fields.

After you study hard, you will feel ready to take the test.

The man got dressed, ate breakfast, and was ready to go to work.

Parents don’t want anything bad to happen to their children.

The girl loved to wear anything in the color red.

The United States of America are divided into different states.

They divided the pizza into 8 different slices.

You can find many different things in a general store.

The general test of knowledge included questions from all subjects.

The woman was full of energy when she ran the race.

The boy didn’t eat and lacked energy to do well in school.

What is your favorite subject in school?

They had a long conversation on the subject of American movies.

Europe is a continent that has many countries.

Romania is a country that is part of Europe.

There was a beautiful full moon out in the sky earlier this evening.

Many people look at the moon at night with their telescopes.

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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