In this lesson, your tutor will help you go over this topic: body movements. First, go over the following vocabulary and expressions with your tutor. Read the word/expression and definition out loud, and your tutor will go over anything you do not understand. Practice creating a sentence or two to make sure you know how to use the word/expression properly.
|stretch||(v) to move your arms, legs, and other body parts
When I get up in the morning, I always stretch my arms and legs.
|bend||(v) to move your body so it’s not straight
Sometimes people bend at the waist to exercise.
|crawl||(v) to move on your hands and knees
I had to crawl through the hole.
|jump||(v) to push your body upward into the air or over something
Can you jump over the water
|wave||(v) to raise your hand and move it side to side
I had to wave my hand to get your attention.
|lean||(v) to move the top part of the body in one direction or against something
Lean your head back and rest.
|catch||(v) to use your hands to stop and hold something
Are you ready to catch the ball?
|throw||(v) to send something through the air with your hand
Throw the ball to me.
|pick up||(v – phrase) to grab a hold of something or remove from the floor
Pick up your pen and start writing.
|put down||(v – phrase) to lay an object in your hand somewhere
Put down your pen when you finish the test.
Use the following questions as a guideline to form an interesting conversation with your tutor. Feel free to diverge from these suggestions if anything interesting comes up.
- Is it important to move our bodies? Why or why not?
- What are some other body movement verbs?
- Give me an example of someone who crawls.
- What are some sports where players throw?
- What are some things people lean on?
- When do people wave?
- When do people stretch?
- Tell me some things people pick up.
- Tell me some things people put down.
- When do people jump?