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English Collocations In Use - Advanced

100 Sight words 

 that cannot be easily sounded out and need to be recognized on sight. High frequency words are ones that occur very often in reading and writing.

1.     

a

after

again

and

at

2.     

away

because

been

before

big

3.     

boy

by

came

come

could

4.     

dad

didn’t

do

down

for

5.     

friend

from

gave

get

girl

6.     

give

goes

good

had

have

7.     

he

her

him

his

how

8.     

I

if

in

into

is

9.     

it

like

little

looked

love

10.  

made

make

me

mum

my

11.  

not

of

off

on

one

12.  

our

out

over

people

play

13.  

run

said

saw

say

school

14.  

see

she

should

so

stayed

15.  

that

the

their

them

then

16.  

there

they

this

to

too

17.  

upon

two

up

us

use

18.  

very

was

we

went

were

19.  

what

when

where

which

who

20.  

why

will

with

you

your




Rhyming words help us remember words more easily. 



ack - back, lack, pack, rack, sack, tack, yak, black, knack, quack, slack, smack, snack, stack, track, whack, attack

ail -  bale, fail, hail, mail, male, nail, pail, tale, rail, sail, stale, scale, snail, whale, detail, email

air - air, bare, care, chair, dare, fair, hair, pair, rare, wear, chair, flare, stare, scare, share, spare, square, there, where, aware, beware, compare, declare, despair, prepare, repair, unfair

ake - ache, bake, fake, lake, make, rake, take, brake, break, flake, quake, snake, steak, awake, mistake

all - all, ball, call, doll, hall, fall, tall, crawl, small, baseball, football

an - an, can, fan, man, pan, ran, tan, van, plan, scan, span, began

and - and, band, hand, land, sand, bland, command, demand, expand, stand, understand

ap - cap, gap, map, nap, tap, zap, chap, clap, flap, slap, snap, strap, trap, wrap

ar - are, bar, car, far, jar, tar, star, scar, afar, guitar

at - at, bat, fat, mat, pat, rat, sat, flat, that, splat, combat

ate - ate, date, fate, mate, late, gate, rate, wait, crate, great, plate, skate, slate, state, straight, trait, weight, create

ed - bed, dead, fed, head, led, read, red, said, bread, fled, spread, thread, tread, instead

ell - bell, fell, sell, well, yell, shell, smell, spell, farewell, hotel, motel

en - den, hen, men, pen, ten, glen, then, when, wren, again

et - bet, get, jet, let, met, pet, set, vet, wet, yet, threat, barrette, reset, upset

in - bin, chin, in, pin, tin, grin, thin, twin, skin, begin, within

ing - king, ring, sing, wing, zing, bring, cling, fling, sling, spring, sting, string, swing, thing

it - bit, fit, hit, it, kit, lit, pit, sit, flit, knit, quit, skit, slit, spit, split, admit, commit, permit

ite - bite, kite, bright, fight, fright, knight, night, might, right, tight, white, write, delight, tonight

oh - go, hoe, low, mow, row, sew, toe, blow, crow, dough, flow, know, glow, grow, know, show, slow, snow, stow, though, throw, ago, although, below

ot - cot, dot, got, hot, lot, not, pot, rot, tot, bought, fought, knot, taught, shot, spot, squat, forgot

ound - crowned, found, ground, hound, mound, pound, round, sound, wound, around, surround

oze - bows, hose, nose, rose, toes, blows, flows, froze, grows, those

ub - cub, rub, sub, tub, club, stub, scrub, shrub

un - bun, fun, gun, one, run, son, sun, ton, won, done, none, begun, outdone, undone
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