1-48. Now that I have my license, I can drive


Repeat after the tutor. 

  • Now that I am full, I want to eat dessert.
  • Now that we are married, you can’t leave me.
  • Now that she is free, she can ago anywhere.
  • Now that we are friends, let’s hang out.
  • Now that I am rich, I am going to buy a mansion.
  • Now that Chris is not here, let’s talk about him.
  • Now that I am in France, I want to visit Paris.
  • Now that you have a baby, you should stay home.
  • Now that you live in America, you should learn English.
  • Now that this class is over, go home.
  • Now that I am 21, I can drive a car.
  • Now that I am skinny, I can wear this dress.
  • Now that I have a job, I can buy a new phone.
  • Now that I have a driver’s license, I can drive.
  • Now that I have this book, I can study English.


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
pass away (idiom) die
e.g. Now that my uncle passed away, we need to plan a funeral.         
dessert (n) sweet food eaten after the main part of a meal
e.g. Now that we ate dinner, we can have dessert
pick on someone (idiom) to laugh at or make fun of (someone) in an unkind way
e.g. Kids used to pick on me for wearing old worn-out clothes.
sufficient (adj) having or providing as much as is needed : enough
e.g. A 15 percent tip is sufficient.
pay back (idiom) return owed money
e.g. Thanks for buying my ticket. I’ll pay you back on Friday.
pay for (idiom) be punished for doing something bad
e.g. That bully will pay for being mean to my little brother.
independent (adj) not controlled by other people / country / authority
e.g. an independent nation
point out (idiom) indicate with your finger
e.g. I’ll point out the book on the shelf. 
put down (idiom) put what you are holding on a surface or floor
e.g. You can put the groceries down on the kitchen counter now.
put down (idiom) insult, make somebody feel stupid
e.g. Now that he put down his friend, he was getting in trouble. 


Go over the following exercise with your tutors. 

  1. Make a sentence.
    1. I / now / skinny / am / that / , / can / I / this / wear / dress / .
    2. license / that / I / now / a / driver’s / have / , drive / I / can / .
    3. now / not / he / that / is / here / , tell / you / me / can / .
    4. have / now / baby / we / that / a / , / let’s / hard / work / .
    5. adults / that / are / now / we / , / let’s / drink / .
  2. Correct the following sentences. 
    1. Now that I had this book, I can study English.
    2. Now that she work here, she can use this card.
    3. Now that I am free, I want to visit to Europe.
    4. Now that it’s summer, I want to swimming.
    5. Now that it’s at 9, let’s go home.
  3. Answer the following questions.
    1. Let’s say you are married. What do you want to do? (use “now that”)
    2. Let’s say you are king of the world. What do you want to do?  (use “now that”)
    3. Let’s say you got your dream job. What do you want to do? (use “now that”)
  4. (Homework) Write a paragraph.
    1. Write 10 sentences using the grammar you learned today.
    2. What would you do to entertain your family without spending any money?
    3. When someone picks on someone else, how do you feel? What do you do?


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

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