1-43. Let’s say we are husband and wife


Repeat after the tutor. 

  • Let’s say you have a sister.
  • Let’s say you know my secret.
  • Let’s say we are brothers.
  • Let’s say he doesn’t like me.
  • Let’s say it was my fault.
  • Let’s say they are not singers.
  • Let’s say you were not there.
  • Let’s say he didn’t steal my shoes.
  • Let’s say she was sick yesterday.
  • Let’s say you didn’t see Tom.
  • Let’s say I like you.
  • Let’s say this is your building.
  • Let’s say he is your son.
  • Let’s say she is your wife.
  • Let’s say he knows me.


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
then (adv) used to indicate what happened or happens next
e.g. Let’s say it didn’t happen then
go out with somebody (idiom) to leave your home for an activity
e.g. Let’s go out with Emily to the theatre together. 
own (v) to have (something) as property : to legally possess (something)
e.g. Let’s own this house together. 
fault (n) a problem or bad part that prevents something from being perfect : a flaw or defect
e.g. Let’s say that it was our brother’s fault it broke. 
borrow (v) to take and use (something that belongs to someone else) for a period of time before returning it
e.g. Can I borrow your camera?
fault (n) responsibility for a problem, mistake, bad situation, etc.
e.g. The accident was not her fault.
come apart (idiom) separate
e.g. The shoes are coming apart because they are so old. 
come down with something (idiom) become sick
e.g. She came down with the flu. 
come forward (idiom) volunteer for a task or to give evidence
e.g. Let’s say we come forward and volunteer to help at the event. 
come from (idiom) originate in
e.g. What country did you come from


Go over the following exercise with your tutors. 

  1. Make a sentence.
    1. this / say / is / your / let’s / building / .
    2. me / say / likes / let’s / he / .
    3. let’s / you / say / 20 / are / .
    4. let’s / yesterday / they / say / helped / you / .
    5. she / friend / let’s / wasn’t / our / say / . 
  2. Correct the following sentences. 
    1. Let’s say him is your son.
    2. Let’s says she is your wife.
    3. Let’s say today was Saturday.
    4. Let’s say you not know my phone number.
    5. Let’s say she didn’t drink my coffee.
  3. Answer the following questions.
    1. What would it be like to live underwater? (use “let’s say”)
    2. What would it be like to live as a different gender?  (use “let’s say”)
    3. What would it be like to be a genius? (use “let’s say”)
  4. (Homework) Write a paragraph.
    1. Write 10 sentences using the grammar you learned today.
    2. What would you do if a friend borrows things from you but never returns them?
    3. If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be?


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

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