1-37. I’m used to it

Warm-up

Repeat after the tutor. 

  • I am used to her nagging.
  • I’m used to your new face.
  • I am used to working on Saturdays.
  • I am not used to my new truck.
  • I am not used to following a leader.
  • He is not used to his new office.
  • She is not used to wearing jeans.
  • Are you used to your new address?
  • Are you used to hanging out with men?
  • Is she used to the new environment?
  • I am used to this pattern.
  • I am used to cold weather.
  • I am used to this system.
  • I am used to waking up early.
  • I am used to eating noodles.

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
lamp (n) a device that produces light
e.g. I’m not used to turning on the lamp in this room.
sleep over (idiom) stay somewhere for the night (informal)
e.g. You should get used to sleeping over because your apartment is so far from school. 
take something apart (idiom) purposely break into pieces
e.g. He should get used to taking the bike apart by now. 
think back (idiom) remember (often + to, sometimes + on)
e.g. I’m not used to thinking back on my youth. 
try something on (idiom) sample clothing
e.g. Are you used to trying jeans on
work out (idiom) be successful
e.g. I’m not used to my car not working out
reach out (idiom) to extend your arm in order to touch or take something with your hand
e.g. She wasn’t used to reaching out to shake his hand. 
try something out (idiom) test
e.g. I am used to trying out new soccer techniques. 
run out (idiom) have none left
e.g.  Are you used to running out of time? 
run into (idiom) meet unexpectedly
e.g. I can’t get used to running into my friends at the mall. 

Exercise

Go over the following exercise with your tutors. 

  1. Make a sentence.
    1. this / system / to / I / used / am / .
    2. every / working / to / are / they / used / day / .
    3. coffee / is / drinking / used / to / every / she / morning / . 
    4. are / they / not / an / class / used / English / to / .
    5. Korea / to / are / used / in / living / they / ?
  2. Correct the following sentences. 
    1. I am used to wake up early.
    2. I am not used to taking care babies.
    3. He is used not to talking to women.
    4. Are you used your new phone?
    5. Is she used to ate Japanese food?
  3. Answer the following questions.
    1. Are you used to working late? (use “be used to V”)
    2. Are you used to waking up early? (use “be used to V”)
    3. Are you used to speaking in English? (use “be used to V”)
  4. (Homework) Write a paragraph.
    1. Write 10 sentences using the grammar you learned today.
    2. What if all the streets were rivers? What would be different?
    3. Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? People should sometimes do things that they do not enjoy doing. Use specific reasons and examples to support your answer.

Wrap-up

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

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