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
beside, gone, sky, grass, million, west, lay, weather, root, instruments, meet, third, months, paragraph, raised, represent, soft, whether, clothes, flowers
She sat beside me at church.
He likes many other writers beside Shakespeare.
She looked for the man, but he was already gone.
John looked for his wallet, but it was gone.
Let’s look at the sky at night and see the beautiful stars.
The rocket flew high in the sky.
The boy played in the green grass at the park.
The cow ate lots of fresh green grass.
Joseph won a million dollars with his winning lottery ticket.
Los Angeles has more than 4 million population.
The Pacific Ocean is west of California.
California is west of Texas.
You need to lay down and rest.
The man will lay down his weapon.
The weather is warm and beautiful in California.
The weather is rainy and cloudy in Seattle.
She dug deep and found the root of the tree.
She pulled the plant root out of the ground.
They enjoy working with electronic instruments.
The band plays a variety of musical instruments.
Let’s go meet our new teacher.
The man and the woman want to meet for dinner.
She was the third person to fail the English test.
He ate a third of the whole pizza.
Some students have been working for several months learning English with Maestro Sersea.
The boy learned how to drive in a couple of months.
A paragraph is composed of 3 or more related sentences.
The girl wrote a 5-sentence paragraph.
The boy was raised in Rwanda for most of his life.
I was born and raised in Bucharest, Romania.
The lawyer will represent her client in court.
Some wonder if politicians truly represent their constituents.
The man ate some soft cheese with his bread.
The bed was soft and comfortable.
She must decide whether she will accept the job offer or not.
He doesn’t know whether he should quit his job.
The ladies went shopping for new clothes.
That store has all clothes on sale.
He gave his mother flowers on her birthday.
She planted beautiful flowers in her garden.
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.