1-39. Don’t visit me without calling me


Repeat after the tutor. 

  • Don’t take the test without studying.
  • Don’t eat this chicken without washing your hands.
  • Don’t skip this commercial without watching it first.
  • I used their service without paying them.
  • They attacked me without giving us a warning
  • She left me without saying goodbye.
  • I can find you without opening my eyes.
  • Can you run without opening your eyes?
  • Can you move this cup without touching it?
  • Did you come out without finishing your homework?
  • Don’t drink without eating.
  • Don’t go without kissing me.
  • Don’t eat this without cooking it.
  • Don’t come without calling me.
  • Don’t touch my baby without washing your hands.


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
Stretch (v) to make (something) wider or longer by pulling it
Brush (v/n) to clean or smooth (something) with a brush
Tooth (pl. teeth) (n) one of the hard white objects inside the mouth that are used for biting and chewing
Let sby down (idiom) fail to support or help, disappoint
e.g. I need you to be on time. Don’t let me down this time.
Look after sby/ sthg (idiom) take care of
e.g. I have to look after my sick grandmother.
Hold sthg back (idiom) hide an emotion
e.g. Jamie held back his tears at his grandfather’s funeral.
Hold sby/ sthg back (idiom) prevent from doing/going
e.g. I had to hold my dog back because there was a cat in the park.
Hand sthg in (idiom) submit
e.g. I have to hand in my essay by Friday.
Hand sthg out (idiom) to distribute to a group of people
e.g. We will hand out the invitations at the door.
Hand sthg over (idiom) give (usually unwillingly)
e.g. The police asked the man to hand over his wallet and his weapons.


Go over the following exercise with your tutors. 

  1. Make a sentence.
    1. without / me / don’t / calling / come / .
    2. my / hands / without / your / baby / washing / don’t / touch / .
    3. studying / she / without / slept / .
    4. you / did / telling / she / quit / without / ?
    5. water / you / without / live / can / drinking / ?
  2. Correct the following sentences. 
    1. Don’t going without kissing me.
    2. I exercised without stretch.
    3. Did you played basketball without eating?
    4. Did you use this without asking he?
    5. I can find you without used this map.
  3. Answer the following questions.
    1. You don’t want friends to come without notice. What do you say? (use “without V-ing”)
    2. Your friend did not arrive, and you had to leave. What do you say? (use “without V-ing”)
    3. Your colleague always leaves work without turning off computer. What do you say? (use “without V-ing”)
  4. (Homework) Write a paragraph.
    1. Write 10 sentences using the grammar you learned today. 
    2. What would happen if animals could talk? What are some of the questions you would like to ask animals?
    3. Do you agree or disagree that progress is always good? Use specific reasons and examples to support your answer.


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

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