1-45. Thank god you’re not my girlfriend!

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 girlfriend 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. You are still mad. You need to calm down before you drive the car.
catch up (idiom) get to the same point as sby else
e.g. You’ll have to run faster than that if you want to catch up with Marty.
check in (idiom) arrive and register at a hotel or airport
e.g. We will get the hotel keys when we check in.
come forward (idiom) volunteer for a task or to give evidence
e.g. The woman came forward with her husband’s finger prints.
cut back on sthg (idiom) consume less
e.g. My doctor wants me to cut back on sweets and fatty foods.
hang in (idiom) stay positive (informal)
e.g. Hang in there. I’m sure you’ll find a job very soon.
hang on (idiom) wait a short time (informal)
e.g. Hang on while I grab my coat and shoes!
hang out (idiom) spend time relaxing (informal)
e.g. Instead of going to the party we are just going to hang out at my place.
hang up (idiom) end a phone call
e.g. He didn’t say goodbye before he hung up.
hold onto sby/ sthg (idiom) hold firmly using your hands or arms
e.g. Hold onto your hat because it’s very windy outside.

Exercise

Go over the following exercise with your tutors. 

  1. Make a sentence.
    1. you / thank / my / god / friend / are / .
    2. thank / girlfriend / 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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