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

Warm-up

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 me.
  • Don’t eat this without cooking it.
  • Don’t come without calling me.
  • Don’t touch my baby without washing your hands.

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
stretch (v) to make (something) wider or longer by pulling it
e.g. Did you exercise without stretching first? 
brush (v/n) to clean or smooth (something) with a brush
e.g. Did you go to school without brushing your hair? 
tooth (pl. teeth) (n) one of the hard white objects inside the mouth that are used for biting and chewing
e.g. You cannot bite into this without using your teeth. 
let 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 (idiom) take care of
e.g. Can you look after my dog without me? 
hold back (idiom) hide an emotion
e.g. He wasn’t able to hold back his tears, he started to cry. 
hold somebody/ something back (idiom) prevent from doing/going
e.g. I had to hold my dog back without his collar. 
hand in (idiom) submit
e.g. I have to hand in my essay without finishing it.
hand out (idiom) to distribute to a group of people
e.g.  Don’t hand out the invitations without me. 
hand over (idiom) give (usually unwillingly)
e.g. You shouldn’t hand over his wallet without apologizing first. 

Exercise

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 say bye to 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.

Wrap-up

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

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