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’s List 9 – Lesson 1

supply, corner, electric, insects, crops, tone, hit, sand, doctor, provide, thus, won’t, cook, bones, mall, board, modern, compound, mine, wasn’t

To prepare for an emergency, you need at least a 3-day food and water supply stored.

He went to the store to buy a fresh supply of food and refreshments.

She walked down the street and turned left at the corner.

They placed an armchair in the corner of the room.

Many people are buying electric vehicles.

We saw an electric eel in the water.

Birds like to eat insects.

Insects have three pairs of legs and two pairs of wings.

What crops do you grow on your farm?

The farmer was happy he had a heavy yield of crops this year.

The teacher didn’t like the student’s tone of voice.

The piano tone was rich and musical.

She hit the wall with her fist.

He was hit hard by the loss of his job.

The children played in the sand at the beach.

The desert is full of sand.

The medical student wants to become a doctor.

We spoke to a doctor at the hospital.

The new factory will provide numerous jobs to the community.

The new parents want to provide joy and comfort to their child.

The student studied hard each day, and thus passed her university entrance exam.

The man asked the woman to marry him, thus they got married.

She won’t look for a new boyfriend because her heart is broken.

She won’t move away from her hometown.

The chef loves to cook at the new restaurant.

Her mother will cook dinner soon.

He fractured several bones during the accident.

The human skeleton is made up of 206 bones.

A mall is a large retail complex containing a variety of stores and often restaurants.

Let’s go shopping at the mall.

He wanted to board the airplane, but he didn’t have a plane ticket.

The student had to pay school tuition as well as room and board.

She enjoys viewing modern art at museums.

She only wears the most modern fashion.

Water is a compound of hydrogen and oxygen.

He earned compound interest on his investment.

That car is mine.

A lot of gold was found in that mine.

The teacher wasn’t happy when his students failed the test.

She wasn’t ready to get married.

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.

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