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
region, return, believe, dance, members, sum, summer, wall, forest, probably, record, finished, discovered, wild, happy, shall, teacher, held, describe, drive
She lived in a hot and dry region of Africa.
Juan lived in a colder region where there was lots of snow during winter.
Many people who left their countries wish to return.
Maria wants to return what she bought from the store.
You need to believe in yourself and be motivated to learn.
People will not believe you if you tell them lies.
The couple wanted to dance at the restaurant.
I like to dance to Turkish dance music.
Are there many family members in your family?
The company board members voted against the CEO’s decision.
When you add something, the total that you get is the sum.
He had a large sum of money in his bank account.
People usually have their vacations during the summer.
I love going to the beach every summer.
There was graffiti on the wall of the school.
She had a painting hanging on the living room wall.
Many animals live in the forest.
People love visiting the forest because of the fresh air there.
It’s not guaranteed, but she will probably get the office job.
The good student will probably pass the English test.
They want to record themselves reading a dialogue in English.
A birth certificate is an official government record.
The baker finished baking the bread in the oven.
The student finished the English test early.
Maria discovered she had money in her pocket.
The lawyer discovered that the witness was lying.
There are many wild animals in the jungle.
Sometimes teenagers act wild and crazy.
Your teacher is happy that you are learning English.
The parents are happy because their children are well behaved.
The new law shall be followed by everyone.
She shall go to the doctor to get a check-up.
That student wants to study and become a teacher.
The teacher helps his students do well in school.
Nancy held my hand yesterday.
The couple held hands while they walked at the park.
Please describe the accident to the police officer.
Can you describe what she wore to the wedding?
Let’s drive out of town next weekend.
She had a lot of drive and determination as a student.
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.