1-27. I have been on a plane.

Warm-up

Repeat after the tutor. 

  • I have tried this before.
  • I have watched this drama.
  • Ella has had a a hamburger.
  • We have visited Rome.
  • I haven’t had kimchi in my life.
  • She hasn’t visited Jeju Island before.
  • They haven’t been swimming since 2015.
  • Have you learned English?
  • Have we met?
  • Has she loved anyone before?
  • I have experienced this before.
  • I have worn a skirt.
  • I have dreamed about you.
  • I have visited Vietnam.
  • I have gone to the movies with someone before.

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
drama (n) a piece of writing that tells a story and is performed on a stage
e.g. I have performed in a drama before. 
ghost (n) the soul of a dead person thought of as living in an unseen world or as appearing to living people
e.g. I have seen a ghost before. 
experience (v) to do or see (something) or have (something) happen to you
e.g. I have never had the experience of eating icecream before. 
dream (v) to have visions and thoughts in your sleep : to have a dream while you are sleeping
e.g. She has had many bad dreams before. 
fail (v) to not succeed : to end without success
e.g. I have failed trying to lose weight. 
French (n) the people of France,  the language of the French people
e.g. I have never learned to speak French
fart (v) to release gas from the anus
e.g. She has farted in class before.
since (conj) in the time after (a specified time or event in the past) : from (a point in the past) until the present time
e.g. I haven’t had pizza since last week. 
musical (n) a movie or play that tells a story with songs and often dancing
e.g. I have never been to a musical before. 
cross (v) to draw a line across (something)
e.g. Did you have to cross their names off the list? 

Exercise

Go over the following exercise with your tutors. 

  1. Make a sentence.
    1.  this / have / I / experienced / before / .
    2. I / Vietnam / visited / have / .
    3. French / have / we / learned / .
    4. since / haven’t / I / seen / 2000 / her / .
    5. you / have / water / in / farted / ?
  2. Correct the following sentences. 
    1. I have wear a skirt.
    2. She has reading book before.
    3. He doesn’t have used our service.
    4. I haven’t cry in my life.
    5. Have you saw a ghost?
  3. Answer the following questions.
    1. What have you learned this year so far? (use “have p.p.”)
    2. What have your parents taught you? (use “have p.p.”)
    3. What have you experienced that no one else has experiences? (use “have p.p.”)
  4. (Homework) Write a paragraph (5-10 sentences).
    1. Write 10 sentences using the grammar you learned today.
    2. Some people believe that the best way of learning about life is by listening to the advice of family and friends. Other people believe that the best way of learning about life is through personal experience. Compare the advantages of these two different ways of learning about life. Which do you think is preferable? Use specific examples to support your preference.
    3. What is something that makes you feel sad? Give specific reasons for your choice.

Wrap-up

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

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