1-50. It turns out she’s my sister

Warm-up

Repeat after the tutor. 

  • It turns out he is Superman.
  • It turns out she is not Japanese.
  • It turns out I have a sister.
  • It turns out we don’t have enough money.
  • It turns out today is our anniversary.
  • It turns out it was my fault.
  • It turns out they didn’t come to the party.
  • It turns out she was mad.
  • It turns out those were not my shoes.
  • It turns out we had a chance.
  • It turns out I am her son.
  • It turns out she is a cool girl.
  • It turns out he is famous.
  • It turns out they are my parents.
  • It turns out this is his book.

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
send back (idiom)  return (usually by mail)
e.g. It turns out I have to send back my letter.
set up (idiom) arrange, organize
e.g. It turns out our boss set up the meeting himself.
anniversary (na date that is remembered or celebrated because a special or notable event occurred on that date in a previous year
e.g. It turns out we forgot to celebrate our anniversary
shop around (idiom) compare prices
e.g. It turns out I should shop around a little before I decide on these boots.
chance (n) an opportunity to do something
e.g. It turns out I didn’t get a chance to call you. 
sister (n) a girl or woman who has one or both of the same parents as you
e.g. It turns out I have a sister.
sort out (idiom) organize, resolve a problem
e.g. It turns out we should sort the bills out before the first of the month.
stick to (idiom) continue doing something, limit yourself to one particular thing
e.g. It turns out you will lose weight if you stick to the diet.
switch off (idiom) stop the energy flow, turn off
e.g. It turns out the room will get dark if we switch off the light. 
switch on (idiom) start the energy flow, turn on
e.g. It turns out the room gets bright when we switch on the light. 

Exercise

Go over the following exercise with your tutors. 

  1. Make a sentence.
    1. he / turns / it / is / famous / out / .
    2. today / out / turns / it / my / is / birthday / .
    3. it / was / out / it / turns / my / mistake / .
    4. school / they / out / it / didn’t / go / turns / to / .
    5. it / problem / wasn’t / out / it / turns / my / .
  2. Correct the following sentences. 
    1. It turns out this is a his book.
    2. It turns out she has two phone.
    3. It turns out they live at France.
    4. It turns out he works yesterday.
    5. It turns out he doesn’t study yesterday.
  3. Answer the following questions.
    1. Who is the killer? (use “it turns out”)
    2. Who is the new employee?  (use “it turns out”)
    3. Tell a story that has a different ending than what you expected. (use “it turns out”)
  4. (Homework) Write a paragraph.
    1. Write 10 sentences using the grammar you learned today.
    2. Tell how to get someone to fall in love with you.
    3. Tell about a “close call” you had recently.

Wrap-up

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

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