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 Eighth Hundred
Lesson 2: president, brown, trouble, cool, cloud, lost, sent, symbols, wear, bad, save, experiment, engine, alone, drawing, east, choose, single, touch, information
The president of the club organized an emergency meeting yesterday.
The president of the university gave diplomas at the graduation ceremony.
Chocolate brownies are dark brown in color.
He has brown eyes.
Please stay out of trouble so I don’t worry about you.
The children got in trouble when they were running around in the store.
The air is nice and cool in the summer evenings.
Is it hot in here, or are you cool?
That dark cloud makes me think it’s going to rain soon.
Drinking alcohol will cloud your judgement.
The girl lost her necklace at the park.
He said he lost his wallet on the bus.
I sent my family some money last year.
She sent her friend a postcard.
I saw some symbols on the wall of the pyramid.
The police looked for symbols in his notebook.
I like to wear blue jeans.
What do you wear during the weekend?
She had a bad headache after drinking too much alcohol.
The student earned a bad grade because he didn’t study enough.
You need to save money to prepare for the future.
She remembered to save her sales receipt for taxes.
The scientists conducted an experiment.
When you try something new, you experiment to see if it works.
The car engine started after he turned the key.
His car has a powerful new engine.
Few people want to live alone all their lives.
The girl was alone at the park.
Children enjoy drawing pictures of houses.
They won money at the lottery drawing.
New York is on the east coast of the United States.
Boston is on the east coast of the United States.
You have to choose to be happy in life.
The teacher will choose a student for the award.
The man is single and has never been married.
The woman is single and is not dating.
To touch means to have physical contact.
She wants to touch the apple with her fingers.
Tom asked the ticket agent for information.
The police asked for information concerning the accident.
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.