1-44. It’s too bad you have to leave early

Warm-up

Repeat after the tutor. 

  • It’s too bad you have to work tomorrow.
  • It’s too bad she has to leave this country.
  • It’s too bad you are not my type.
  • It’s too bad I don’t have time.
  • It’s too bad you don’t have a friend.
  • It’s too bad he is not single.
  • It’s too bad they have to study until 10.
  • It’s too bad we’ve lost the game.
  • It’s too bad you are on a diet.
  • It’s too bad she doesn’t enjoy eating.
  • It’s too bad I am sick today.
  • It’s too bad you are busy today.
  • It’s too bad you are not here.
  • It’s too bad she doesn’t have a daughter.
  • It’s too bad this dress is too small.

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
on a diet (idiom) trying to lose weight by eating less food or specific foods.
e.g. It’s too bad that you’re on a diet on your vacation. 
single (n) not having or including another : only one
e.g. It’s too bad we only have a single sock, not the pair.
do somebody/ something over (idiom) beat up, ransack (informal)
e.g. It’s too bad that he decided to do somebody and hurt him. 
do something over (idiom) do again
e.g. It’s too bad we have to do our homework over because we had it wrong. 
do away with something (idiom) discard
e.g. We have to do away with the evidence so we don’t get caught. 
do something up (idiom) fasten, close
e.g. You need to do up the button on your shirt. 
drop back (idiom) move back in a position/group
e.g. We have to drop back a class because we had troubles with it. 
drop in/ by/ over (idiom) come without an appointment
e.g. It’s too bad he couldn’t get an appointment, he just have to drop in
drop somebody/ something off (idiom) take somebody/ something somewhere and leave them/it there
e.g. It’s too bad he forgot his sweater when he was dropped off at home. 
drop out (idiom) quit a class, school etc
e.g. It’s too bad he decided to drop out of school. 

Exercise

Go over the following exercise with your tutors. 

  1. Make a sentence.
    1. it’s / you / here / not / bad / too / are / .
    2. this / too / dress / it’s / too / bad / is / small / .
    3. stay / it’s / too / can’t / us / bad / you / with / .
    4. it’s / money / I / have / too /bad / don’t / .
    5. tomorrow / to / bad / too / you / work / it’s / have / .
  2. Correct the following sentences. 
    1. It’s too bad she doesn’t has a daughter.
    2. It’s too bad I can’t see you yesterday.
    3. It’s too bad she don’t likes this movie.
    4. It’s too bad they not remember my birthday.
    5. It’s too bad she had to study now.
  3. Answer the following questions.
    1. Your friend can’t come to your party. What do you say? (use “it’s too bad”)
    2. You were out of town when your friend visited your city. What do you say? (use “it’s too bad”)
    3. You don’t have much money. What do you say? (use “it’s too bad”)
  4. (Homework) Write a paragraph.
    1. Write 10 sentences using the grammar you learned today.
    2. What TV or movie star would you like to invite to your birthday party?
    3. How do you feel when you have had a fight with your best friend?

Wrap-up

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

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