1-49. It’s not that I hate you


Repeat after the tutor. 

  • It’s not that I like Lisa.
  • It’s not that we have a lot of money.
  • It’s not that she wants to leave you.
  • It’s not that Mike is poor.
  • It’s not that everyone liked you.
  • It’s not that I wanted to leave you.
  • It’s not that I am not interested in you.
  • It’s not that she doesn’t like men.
  • It’s not that he is not busy.
  • It’s not that we can’t do it.
  • It’s not that I am cute.
  • It’s not that I am your girlfriend.
  • It’s not that I miss him.
  • It’s not that I enjoy working.
  • It’s not that I always lie to you.


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
put sthg off (idiom) postpone
e.g. We are putting off our trip until January because of the hurricane.    
put sthg out (idiom)extinguish
e.g. The neighbours put the fire out before the firemen arrived.
put sthg together (idiom) assemble
e.g. I have to put the crib together before the baby arrives.
put up with sby/ sthg (idiom) tolerate
e.g. I don’t think I can put up with three small children in the car.
put sthg on (idiom) put clothing/ accessories on your body
e.g. Don’t forget to put on your new earrings for the party.
run into sby/ sthg (idiom)  meet unexpectedly
e.g. I ran into an old school-friend at the mall.   
run over sby/ sthg (idiom) drive a vehicle over a person or thing
e.g. I accidentally ran over your bicycle in the driveway.
run over/ through sthg (idiom) rehearse, review
e.g. Let’s run over/through these lines one more time before the show.
 run away (idiom) eave unexpectedly, escape
e.g. The child ran away from home and has been missing for three days.
run out (idiom) have none left
e.g. We ran out of shampoo so I had to wash my hair with soap.


Go over the following exercise with your tutors. 

  1. Make a sentence.
    1. that / your / not / I / am / it’s / girlfriend / .
    2. always / not / busy / it’s / you / that / are / .
    3. score / it’s / is / not / that / your / low / .
    4. we / that / not / are / it’s / poor / .
    5. it’s / eat / that / I / not / kimchi / don’t / .
  2. Correct the following sentences. 
    1. I’s not that I always lie you.
    2. It’s not you are rich.
    3. It’s not that lazy he is.
    4. It’s not that is this yours.
    5. It’s not that she doesn’t likes you.
  3. Answer the following questions.
    1. You don’t want to date a model. What do you say? (use “it’s not that…”)
    2. You don’t think your friend is mean, but you don’t like him/her. What do you say? (use “it’s not that…”)
    3. Do you want to become a president? (use “it’s not that…”)
  4. (Homework) Write a paragraph.
    1. Write 10 sentences using the grammar you learned today.
    2. What is your opinion about fortune telling?
    3. Tell how to find something on the Internet.


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

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