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
legs, sat, main, winter, wide, written, length, reason, kept, interest, arms, brother, race, present, beautiful, store, job, edge, past, sign
My legs hurt after the long walk.
He stretched his legs before running the marathon.
The teacher sat down at his desk.
The students sat down at their desks.
This is the main store I visit every week.
She learned the main idea of the article after reading it.
It gets very cold in the winter in Colorado.
You will see lots of snow in the winter in Utah.
How wide is your house?
The river is deep and wide, so it’s difficult to cross.
That book was written by a famous author.
The letter was written by my sister.
We need to know the length of your car to see if it fits in our garage.
What is the length of your boat?
He needs to know your reason for resigning from your job.
What is your reason for being absent?
She kept a bag of candy in her desk.
He kept his money in his wallet.
Only action-adventure movies interest him.
What types of music interest you?
He hurt his arms after lifting the heavy piano.
The groom carried the bride in his arms.
Do you have a brother and a sister?
His brother was a soldier in the army.
The drivers started to race their cars on the street.
It’s illegal to race your car on public roads.
She received a nice present from her husband.
We live in the present, so let’s not plan for the future too much.
The woman received a beautiful necklace from her boyfriend.
She wore a beautiful red dress to the party.
Let’s go buy some vegetables from the store.
We can store many audio and video recordings in the computer.
He dressed nicely to look good for his job interview.
His job was to teach English at a high school.
She lived on the edge of town.
There was graffiti on the edge of his seat.
What happened yesterday was in the past.
Try not to think too much about what happened in the past, since you need to live in the present.
You need to sign your name on this document. I saw there was a sign glued to the wall.
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.