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 5: grew, skin, valley, cents, key, express, mouth, yard, equal, decimal, whose, received, garden, please, strange, lady, students, human, art, feeling
The boy grew quickly into a man.
The tomato plant grew quickly.
My skin is very sensitive.
You can burn your skin under the sun.
You can see the mountains from the valley.
The river flowed down the mountain and into the valley.
There are 100 cents into a dollar.
A half a dollar equals 50 cents.
You can use your key to open the door.
This information is of key importance.
It’s important to know how to express your feelings.
She can express her ideas clearly.
He covered his mouth when he saw the accident.
She filled her mouth with chocolate.
A yard is shorter than a meter.
He can jump more than a yard.
People need to be considered equal under the law.
The two cars are equal in value.
Decimal means pertaining to tenths or to the number 10.
We are studying decimal numbers in math class.
Whose car is the fastest?
Whose home is closer to here?
The diligent student received an award from her teacher.
The worker received a paycheck from his manager.
She likes to plant flowers in her garden.
He likes to garden as a hobby.
The politician wants to please his constituents.
You can go anywhere you please.
That strange sculpture is highly unusual.
The boy had a strange feeling when he entered school for the first time.
A lady is refined, polite, and well-spoken.
He called and a lady answered the phone.
The students wanted to do well on the English test.
The teacher taught English to his students.
Human beings have feelings.
He belonged to the human race.
You can see beautiful art at the museum.
She wanted to see the art collection.
She lost feeling in her legs after the car accident.
He was feeling happy because she said she loved him.
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.