1-1. I am a student

Warm-up

Repeat after the tutor. 

  • I am cool.
  • She is friendly.
  • We are her sisters.
  • I am not a baby.
  • I was stupid.
  • We were busy yesterday.
  • She was not happy.
  • He was my best friend.
  • Are you Ashley’s sister?
  • Is she smart?
  • I am smart.
  • He is shy.
  • My friend is funny.
  • Kenny is a dancer.
  • They are close friends.

Grammar Notes

Here are some grammar tips. 

Vocabulary

Go over the following vocabulary and expressions with your tutor. Use the illustration above if needed.

Vocabulary/ Expressions

Expression Definition
cool (adj) very fashionable or impressive; calm
e.g. You look cool in those jeans.
tired (adj) feeling a need to rest or sleep
e.g. I was really tired after the long trip.
busy (adj) having a lot to do; occupied
e.g. Are you busy? Can I talk to you for a minute?
sleepy (adj) tired and ready to fall asleep
e.g. She felt sleepy and went to bed.
lazy (adj) not liking to work hard or be active
e.g. A lazy child who avoided household chores.
famous (adj) known or recognized by very many people
e.g. an internationally famous hotel
shy (adj) feeling nervous and uncomfortable about meeting or talking to people
e.g. She was too shy to ask for help.
funny (adj) causing laughter
e.g. He told a funny story.
friendly (adj) acting like a friend; kind and helpful
e.g. friendly neighbors
grumpy (adj) having a bad temper or complaining often
e.g. Our neighbor is a grumpy old man.

Exercise

Go over the following exercise with your tutor. 

  1. Make a sentence.
    1. not / she / my student / was / .
    2. is / he / my best friend / .
    3. a baby / are / you / .
    4. Dorothy / friendly / is / ?
    5. was / I / grumpy / .
  2. Correct the following sentences. 
    1. I not am a singer. 
    2. We was sad. 
    3. Kevin are not busy. 
    4. Is you Ashley’s sister?
    5. We busy was. 
  3. Answer the following questions.
    1. Are you a student?
    2. Who is your best friend?
    3. What’s your personality like? 
  4. (Homework) Write a paragraph. 
    1. Write 10 sentences using the grammar you learned today.
    2. Describe your best friend.
    3. Describe your personality.

Wrap-up

Go over any new expressions or vocabulary that you learned today.

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