1-30. We started eating

Warm-up

Repeat after the tutor. 

  • Start exercising.
  • Start practicing this pattern.
  • Let’s start eating.
  • Let’s start studying for the test.
  • I started looking at her.
  • I started laughing.
  • He started coming here every day.
  • Did you start losing control?
  • Did they start asking questions?
  • Did she start acting strangely?
  • Start running with me.
  • Start eating healthy food.
  • Start walking every day.
  • Let’s start drinking water every morning.
  • Let’s start exercising together.

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
pattern (n) a repeated form or design especially that is used to decorate something
e.g. Let’s make a new pattern to knit. 
lose (v)  to fail to keep or hold (something wanted or valued)
e.g. She started losing her soccer games. 
control (n) the ability to direct the actions of someone or something
e.g. Can you start controlling how much you eat? 
strangely (adv) in a strange way
e.g. She started walking strangely after she hurt her foot. 
neighbor (n) a person who lives next to or near another person
e.g. Let’s start to hang out with our neighbors
yoga (n) a Hindu philosophy that teaches a person to experience inner peace by controlling the body and mind
e.g. Let’s start doing yoga in the morning. 
salad (n) a mixture of raw green vegetables (such as different types of lettuce) usually combined with other raw vegetables
e.g. Did she start eating salads for lunch? 
coin (n) a small, flat, and usually round piece of metal issued by a government as money
e.g. He started keeping his coins in his wallet. 
ask (v) to say or write something to someone as a way of gaining information : to request an answer to a question
e.g. Let’s start to ask questions about our homework. 
question (n)  a sentence, phrase, or word that asks for information or is used to test someone’s knowledge
e.g. Did he start asking questions to the teacher during class? 

Exercise

Go over the following exercise with your tutors. 

  1. Make a sentence.
    1. food / healthy / start / eating / .
    2. Let’s / exercising / together / start / .
    3. started / wife / my / studying / I / English / with / .
    4. smiling / started / he / again / .
    5. did / you / Korea / start / when / traveling / in / ?
  2. Correct the following sentences. 
    1. Let’s start drink.
    2. I started talking my neighbor.
    3. They started scream.
    4. Did you start written your book?
    5. Why are you start eating salad?
  3. Answer the following questions.
    1. You’re about to leave for a trip. What do you say? (use “let’s V”)
    2. You landed at an airport. What do you say? (use “let’s V”)
    3. You are about to go to sleep. What do you say? (use “let’s V”)
  4. (Homework) Write a paragraph (5-10 sentences).
    1. Write 10 sentences using the grammar you learned today. 
    2. What is the best advice you ever received?
    3. Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? There is nothing that young people can teach older people. Use specific reasons and examples to support your position.

Wrap-up

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

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