2-12. Keep your eyes closed


Repeat after the tutor. 

  • Keep the front door locked.
  • Keep this microwave clean.
  • I kept the cookies crispy.
  • He kept the apple fresh.
  • I don’t keep my room clean.
  • She doesn’t keep her hair dry.
  • Do you always keep this door open?
  • Does she always keep her closet full?
  • Did you keep the green tea ice cream cold?
  • Did you keep the temperature high?
  • Keep this soup hot.
  • Keep this trunk open.
  • Keep your hands clean.
  • Keep this door closed.
  • Keep your voice low.


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
dig (v) to move soil, sand, snow, etc., in order to create a hole
e.g. You need to keep digging the hole so it gets bigger. 
temperature (n) a measurement that indicates how hot or cold something is : a measurement in degrees showing the heat of something (such as air or water)
e.g. I kept the temperature cool in the room. 
conference (n) a formal meeting in which many people gather in order to talk about ideas or problems related to a particular topic (such as medicine or business) usually for several days
e.g. Do you want to keep attending this conference
similar (adj) almost the same as someone or something else
e.g. You keep making the designs so similar
charge (v) to give an amount of electricity to (something) : to put electricity into a battery so that a machine or device will run
e.g. You need to keep charging the phone. 
teacher’s pet (n) a pupil who has won the teacher’s special favor
e.g. Do you want to keep being the teacher’s pet
impact (n) the act or force of one thing hitting another : a powerful or major influence or effect
e.g. If you keep hitting that, the impact will be big. 
annoy (v) to cause (someone) to feel slightly angry
e.g. Why do you keep annoying me? 
belong to (phrasal verb) to be the property of (someone) : to be owned by (someone)
e.g. I’m going to keep saving money so I can buy that dog and it will belong to me. 
opposite (adj) located across from something : completely different
e.g. This balloon is blue, so keep the other ones pink so they are opposite


Go over the following exercise with your tutors. 

  1. Make a sentence.
    1. warm / keep / heart / your / .
    2. your / light / weight / keep / .
    3. skin / kept / her / she / moist / .
    4. kept / he / his / charged / phone / .
    5.  keep / you / busy / do / yourself / ?
  2. Correct the following sentences. 
    1. Keep this trunk opened.
    2. Keep this door close.
    3. Keep your skin softly.
    4. My mother kept this refrigerator’s full.
    5. Did you kept your head cool?
  3. Answer the following questions.
    1. What should you keep in the refrigerator? (Use “keep”) 
    2. What is important to keep clean? (Use “keep”)
    3. What are some things that you have to keep doing everyday? (Use “keep”) 
  4. (Homework) Write a paragraph.
    1. Write 10 sentences using the grammar you learned today.
    2. Teacher’s pet: Tell us about a teacher who had a real impact on your life, either for the better or the worse. How is your life different today because of him or her?
    3. 1984: You’re locked in a room with your greatest fear. Describe what’s in the room.


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

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