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 4

major, observe, tube, necessary, weight, meat, lifted, process, army, hat, property, particular, swim, terms, current, park, sell, shoulder, industry, wash

This car needs major engine repair.

Voting rights is a major political issue in the USA.

The teacher will observe the students while they are taking the test.

The principal wants to observe the English class.

A tube is a hollow, usually cylindrical body of metal, glass, rubber, or other material.

She bought a new tube of toothpaste.

Eating food and drinking liquids is necessary for survival.

Oxygen is necessary for human survival.

It’s not nice to ask to know someone’s weight.

He couldn’t carry the weight of the baggage.

He enjoys grilling meat.

Animals enjoy eating raw meat.

The man lifted the heavy bag.

Maria lifted her arm in a gesture of farewell.

The doctor devised a process for treating his patients more effectively.

Most think that the process of learning is complicated.

The young man wanted to join the army after completing high school.

The government asked the army to defend the country.

She wore a beautiful red hat.

The man wore a hat to cover his head.

The family bought a real estate property in the mountains.

That gun is the property of the police department.

Emily is very particular about what food she eats.

She took particular efforts to clean her home.

Children love to swim at the lake.

You need to learn how to swim if you don’t want to drown.

The businessman and his customers finally came to terms on the purchase.

Julie and Juan are on affectionate terms.

Electric current is very dangerous.

She’s reading the current issue of the newspaper.

The new driver needs to learn how to park his car.

The children loved the new playground at the neighborhood park.

We must sell our home quickly if we want to make a profit.

She wanted to sell her old car.

The athlete injured his shoulder.

He wore his backpack on his shoulder.

The automobile industry is moving towards electric cars.

Economic success depends on the rise of industry in Africa.

She wanted to wash her car.

The man needs to wash his shirt because it’s dirty.

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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