Dissolve sugar in water, then stir in yeast. Let stand until yeast forms a creamy foam (about 15 minutes). Put into bread machine pan and add oil. Swish around to mix them together.
Add flour on top, and salt on top of the flour. Set machine to dough setting and start.
When dough has risen the first time, take it out of the bread machine pan and work it lightly in your hands to get the air bubbles out . Form into a loaf and put in a greased loaf pan. Cover and let rise in a warm place about 30-45 minutes, until almost doubled in size.
Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit (176.6 degrees Celsius) for 25 to 30 minutes or until done. If loaf is browning too quickly, cover top loosely with foil. When bread is finished, take it out of the oven and allow it to set for 5 minutes. Remove from pan, place on wire rack and cover until loaf is cool.
[source: Tammy's Recipes]