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 Seventh Hundred
rolled, bear, wonder, smiled, angle, fraction, Africa, killed, melody, bottom, trip, hole, poor, let’s, fight, surprise, French, died, beat, exactly
He rolled the map out on the table.
The car rolled quietly in the parking lot.
She saw a bear in the woods.
This is too much work to bear.
I wonder if many students will finish my 5-year American English course.
Sometimes people wonder if their dreams will come true.
The student smiled after she passed her English test.
The mother smiled when her daughter learned how to cook.
He looked at the problem only from his own angle.
She wants to help us but what’s her angle?
Only a fraction of the work was completed on time.
The essay was only a fraction away from completion.
Rwanda is a small country in Africa.
Egypt is located in Africa.
The hunter killed the tiger.
The soldier was killed during the war.
The man whistled a nice melody.
Maria played a melody on the piano.
There was some dirt at the bottom of the glass.
He saw some wine left at the bottom of the bottle.
For your next vacation, where would you like to take a trip to?
The school children went on a trip with their teacher.
He fell down a hole in the ground.
She saw a hole in his shirt.
Some people have very little and are poor.
The government helped the poor with food and money.
Let’s go to the market and do some shopping.
Let’s study English together.
The two students were angry and started to fight.
A war starts when two countries fight each other.
The teacher gave the students a surprise quiz.
Laura got a surprise present from her friends.
Some people are fluent in the French language.
Many people speak French in Africa.
The bird died after being hit by the car.
The soldier died after he was shot in the face.
The musicians liked the beat of the drums.
The boy beat another boy in a fight.
She had exactly two dollars in her wallet.
He said exactly what he wanted to say.
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.