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
Suit (n) a set of clothes that usually consists of a jacket and a skirt or pair of pants that are made out of the same material
Sleep over (idiom) stay somewhere for the night (informal)
e.g. You should sleep over tonight if the weather is too bad to drive home.
Take sthg apart (idiom) purposely break into pieces
e.g. He took the car brakes apart and found the problem.
Think back (idiom) remember (often + to, sometimes + on)
e.g. When I think back on my youth, I wish I had studied harder.
Try sthg on (idiom) sample clothing
e.g. I’m going to try these jeans on, but I don’t think they will fit.
Work out (idiom) be successful
e.g. Our plan worked out fine.
Reach out (idiom) to extend your arm in order to touch or take something with your hand
e.g. Ronaldo reached out to shake hands with his fans, and then drove off.
Try sthg out (idiom) test
e.g. I am going to try this new brand of detergent out.
Run out (idiom) have none left
e.g.  We ran out of shampoo so I had to wash my hair with soap.
Run into sby/ sthg (idiom) meet unexpectedly
e.g. I ran into an old school-friend 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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