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 4: caught, fell, team, God, captain, direct, ring, serve, child, desert, increase, history, cost, maybe, business, separate, break, uncle, hunting, flow
The fisherman caught a big fish.
He caught the girl before she fell on the ground.
The apple fell down from the tree.
The boy fell off his bicycle.
He was a member of the high school swim team.
Michael was a member of the football team.
He is religious and believes in God.
The priest said we should all trust in God.
The captain of the football team was injured during the game.
The captain of the ship has many years of sailing experience.
The police officer will direct the traffic.
Let’s take the most direct road to the city.
She wore a gold ring on her finger.
He was in the boxing ring ready for a fight.
The boy wanted to serve in the army.
Her job was to serve food in a restaurant.
The young child was cold and hungry.
The happy couple wanted a child very much.
You must drive a dependable car through the desert.
It is very hot during the day in the desert.
Joseph wanted to increase his salary by working extra time.
The government wants to increase taxes.
This car has a long history of mechanical problems.
She studied the history of France.
How much does it cost to buy a boat?
What does it cost to buy this car?
She believed that maybe she was guilty of the accident.
The man was maybe looking to buy a new car.
When you own a business, you will need to work harder than ever before.
It is not easy to be successful in business.
They lived in separate apartments.
The teacher will separate students who talk too much.
She wanted to break an egg.
He wanted to break his employment contract.
Her father’s brother is her uncle.
His mother’s brother is his uncle.
Do you want to go hunting in the forest?
Some people buy guns for hunting.
He watched the lava flow out of the volcano.
He watched the stream flow into the lake.
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.