1-45. Thank God it’s the weekend!

Warm-up

Repeat after the tutor. 

  • Thank God I am not alone.
  • Thank God you are here.
  • Thank God we don’t have a problem.
  • Thank God your brother has money.
  • Thank God she didn’t find out.
  • Thank God he left early.
  • Thank God it was not your mistake.
  • Thank God we are learning English.
  • Thank God you are working.
  • Thank God I am not working with John.
  • Thank God you are my friend.
  • Thank God you are okay.
  • Thank God she is cute.
  • Thank God my friend is cool.
  • Thank God today is Friday.

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
calm down (idiom) relax after being angry
e.g. Thank God he was able to calm down
catch up (idiom) get to the same point as somebody else
e.g. Thank God she could run fast so she could catch up with Marty.
check in (idiom) arrive and register at a hotel or airport
e.g. Thank God we can get the hotel keys when we check in.
knit (v) to make (a piece of clothing) from yarn or thread by using long needles or a special machine
e.g. Thank God she was learning to knit
cut back on something (idiom) consume less
e.g. My doctor wants me to cut back on sweets and fatty foods.
bowl (na round container that has tall, curving sides and that is used for preparing or serving foods and liquids
e.g. Thank God I didn’t drop my bowl of soup. 
hang on (idiom) wait a short time (informal)
e.g. Hang on while I grab my coat and shoes!
miss something (v) to fail to do, take, make, or have (something)
e.g. The driver was so distracted that he missed the turn.
hang up (idiom) end a phone call
e.g. He didn’t say goodbye before he hung up the phone.
blanket (idiom) a covering made of cloth that is used especially on a bed to keep you warm
e.g. You might need a blanket tonight, it is cold. 

Exercise

Go over the following exercise with your tutors. 

  1. Make a sentence.
    1. you / thank / my / God / friend / are / .
    2. thank / friend / cool / my / is / God / .
    3. umbrella / I / thank / an / God / have / .
    4. the / God / was / thank / test / easy / .  
    5. thank / marry / Andy / didn’t / God / her / .
  2. Correct the following sentences. 
    1. Thank God today is on Friday.
    2. Thank God I’m not a animal.
    3. Thank God Donna is not at Korea.
    4. Thank God you helped for me yesterday.
    5. Thank God they didn’t found us.
  3. Answer the following questions.
    1. You didn’t miss the train. What do you say? (use “thank God..”)
    2. Do you work? Are you happy about it? (use “thank God..”)
    3. Do you like living in your country? Why? (use “thank God..”)
  4. (Homework) Write a paragraph.
    1. Write 10 sentences using the grammar you learned today.
    2. What makes you feel safe?
    3. Would you like to be famous? Why or why not? What would you like to be famous for?

Wrap-up

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

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