1-31. He keeps calling me


Repeat after the tutor. 

  • Keep trying.
  • Keep moving.
  • I keep forgetting his name.
  • She keeps calling my friend.
  • They keep blaming their boss.
  • I kept coughing.
  • He kept looking at me.
  • We kept coming back.
  • Did you keep complaining?
  • Did you keep listening to the song?
  • Keep smiling.
  • Keep walking.
  • Keep practicing this sentence.
  • Keep singing for me.
  • Keep calling your boss.


Here are some grammar tips. 


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

Vocabulary/ Expressions

Expression Definition
song (n) a short piece of music with words that are sung
e.g. I need to keep practicing my song
boss (n) the person whose job is to tell other workers what to do
e.g. She keeps bothering her boss.
blame (v) to say or think that a person or thing is responsible for something bad that has happened
e.g. Why do you keep blaming him? 
cough (v) to force air through your throat with a short, loud noise often because you are sick
e.g. He keeps coughing because he has the flu. 
complain (v) to say or write that you are unhappy, sick, uncomfortable, etc., or that you do not like something
e.g. Why do they keep complaining about the weather? 
sentence (n) a group of words that expresses a statement, question, command, or wish
e.g. I keep writing my sentences down to practice them. 
until (pre) up to (a particular time) — used to indicate the time when a particular situation, activity, or period ends
e.g. She is going to keep singing until her concert starts. 
pray (v) to speak to God especially in order to give thanks or to ask for something
e.g. I will keep praying for him to feel better. 
trick (v) an action that is meant to deceive someone
e.g. She keeps tricking her mom. 
last night (n) (often used adverbially) the evening or night immediately before the present.
e.g. I kept falling asleep on the phone last night while talking to you. 


Go over the following exercise with your tutors. 

  1. Make a sentence.
    1. this / practicing / keep / sentence / .
    2. singing / for / keep / me / .
    3. I / 11 / kept / until / working / .
    4. you / last / night / keep / did / drinking / ?
    5. you / here / why / smoking / do / keep / ?
  2. Correct the following sentences. 
    1. Keep smile.
    2. My baby keeps being cry.
    3. Sunny keep using my phone.
    4. They kept running and hide.
    5. Did he keeps bothering you?
  3. Answer the following questions.
    1. Describe a person that you like a lot. What do they do? (use “keep V-ing”)
    2. Describe a person who annoys you a lot. What do they do? (use “keep V-ing”)
    3. Describe habits that you want to get rid of. (use “keep V-ing”)
  4. (Homework) Write a paragraph (5-10 sentences).
    1. Write 10 sentences using the grammar you learned today. 
    2. What is your favorite holiday? What makes this holiday special?
    3. Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? Only people who earn a lot of money are successful. Use specific reasons and examples to support your answer.


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

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