THE 100 WORDS GROUPED BY FUNCTION
(And adding the words "I" and "a")
(This will make it easier to construct sentences to use for practice.)
a an the this these that some all any every who which what such other;
I me my we us our you your he him his she her it its they them their;
man men people time work well May will can one two great little first;
at by on upon over before to from with in into out for of about up;
when then now how so like as well very only no not more there than;
and or if but;
be am is are was were been has have had may can could will
would shall should must say said like go come do made work.
1. It is only there.
2. You will like your work.
3. Have you been out?
4. Was he with her?
5. I can go now.
6. We must say that.
7. Would the people come?
8. She has a great work.
9. There are more over there.
10. Such men may go in.
11. These men may come first.
12. All but you have been there.
13. It was as little as that.
14. You should not have said it.
15. How has he made up your work?
16. He has been very well.
17. No man said more than that.
18. He may not do any more.
19. We must like this.
20. Are they like them?
did low see yet act die sea run age end new
set ago sun eye nor son air way far off ten
big arm few old too ask get own try add God
pay use boy got put war car law red sir yes
why cry let sat cut lie saw Mrs ill
also case even five head less just mile once seem talk
wall bank fill want tell seen open mind life keep hear
four ever city army back cost face full held kept line
miss part ship thus week lady many went told show pass
most live kind help gave fact dear best bill does fall
girl here king long move poor side took were whom town
soon read much look knew high give feet done body book
dont felt gone hold know lost name real sort tree wide
wind true step rest near love land home good till door
both call down find half hope last make need road stop
turn wish came drop fine hand hour late mark next room
sure wait word year walk take same note mean left idea
hard fire each care
young watch thing speak right paper least heard dress
bring above often water think stand river party leave
heart early built after carry again fight horse light
place round start those where alone cause force house
marry plant serve state three white still today whole
short point might human found child along began color
given large month price small story under world whose
tried stood since power money labor front close among
begin court green laugh night quite smile table until
write being cover happy learn order reach sound taken
chance across letter enough public twenty always change
family matter rather wonder answer coming father moment
reason result appear demand figure mother remain supply
around doctor follow myself return system became dollar
friend number school second office garden during become
better either happen person toward
hundred against brought produce company already husband
receive country America morning several another evening
nothing suppose because herself perhaps through believe
himself picture whether between however present without
national continue question consider increase American
interest possible anything children remember business
important themselves Washington government something
SOME COMMON PREFIXES AND SUFFIXES
Prefixes which are not frequent words:
un ex re de dis mis con com for per sub pur pro post
anti para fore coun susp extr trans
Suffixes which are not frequent words:
ly ing ify ally tial ful ure sume sult jure logy gram
hood graph ment pose pute tain ture cient spect quire
ulate ject ther
SOME COMMON PHRASES FOR PRACTICE
we are in the he is and the will be we will that the
it is do not I am to the for the of this to them
it was and he of a from me that was on the they were
she is I will in a there is he was I will that was
SOME LONG WORDS FOR PRACTISING
somewhere newspaper wonderful exchange household
grandfather overlooked depending movement handsome
contained amounting homestead workmanship production
discovered preventing misplaced requested breakfast
department investment throughout furnishing regulation
forwarded friendship herewith foundation deportment
geography important lemonade graduation federated
educational handkerchief conversation arrangement nightgown
commercial exceptional prosperity subscription visionary
federation heretofore ingredients certificate pneumonia
interview knowledge stockholders property chaperone
permanently demonstrated immediately responsible Chautauqua
candidacy supervisor independent strawberry epidemics
specification agricultural catalogues phosphorus schedules
rheumatism temperature circumstances convenience Pullman
trigonometry bourgeoisie slenderize camouflage broadcast
defamatory ramshackle bimonthly predetermined clemency
beleaguered voluptuous intoxicating depository pseudonym
indescribable hieroglyphics morphologist Yugoslavia cynosure
parallelogram pleasurable toxicology bassoonist influenza
Practising words such as these may help you get used to reading long words without missing parts of them.
The Art and Skill of Radio-Telegraphy
©William G. Pierpont N0HFF