1-33. Try exercising

Warm-up

Repeat after the tutor. 

  • Try using this screwdriver.
  • Try calling his brother.
  • I tried using a different color.
  • She tried changing her image.
  • They tried searching his bag.
  • We tried tightening the screw.
  • Did you try using a different code?
  • Did you try contacting Tim?
  • Why don’t you try pressing this button?
  • Try calling his office.
  • Try eating this special salad.
  • Try losing weight for your health.
  • Try sending him an email.
  • Try using this tool.

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
Screw (n) a narrow, pointed metal cylinder that has a wide flat or rounded top and a ridge (called a thread) that goes around it in a spiral
Screwdriver (n) a tool that is used for turning screws
Image (n) a mental picture : the thought of how something looks or might look
Search (v) to carefully look for someone or something : to try to find someone or something
Tool (n) something (such as a hammer, saw, shovel, etc.) that you hold in your hand and use for a particular task
Method (n) a way of doing something
Motor (n) a machine that produces motion or power for doing work
Formula (n) a plan or method for doing, making, or achieving something
Grammar (n) the set of rules that explain how words are used in a language
Necklace (n) a piece of jewelry that is worn around your neck

Exercise

Go over the following exercise with your tutors. 

  1. Make a sentence.
    1. using / tool / try / this / .
    2. a / different / studying / we / book / tried / with / .
    3. try / you / exercising / did / ?
    4. this / why / you / try / using / don’t / card / ?
    5. why / grammar / learning / don’t / try / you / ?
  2. Correct the following sentences. 
    1. I tried a different method using.
    2. He tried not breaking the window.
    3. Did you tried asking your teacher?
    4. Why you don’t try working with them?
    5. Why don’t you tried teaching English?
  3. Answer the following questions.
    1. What are some things you tried to do but failed? (use “try V-ing”)
    2. Which books have you tried reading? (use “try V-ing”)
    3. What kind of food did you try eating? (use “try V-ing”)
  4. (Homework) Write a paragraph.
    1. Write 10 sentences using the grammar you learned today. 
    2. What would happen if you could fly whenever you wanted? When would you use this ability?
    3. Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? High schools should allow students to study the courses that students want to study. Use specific reasons and examples to support your opinion.

Wrap-up

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

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