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
neat (n) not messy : clean and orderly
e.g. He keeps his apartment neat and clean.
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. The samples are kept/maintained at a constant temperature.
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. national conferences on women’s health
refrigerator (n) a device or room that is used to keep things (such as food and drinks) cold
– called also fridge
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. charge a car’s battery
Beaver away (phrasal verb) to work in a very active and energetic way
e.g. They’ve been beavering away for hours.
Bed down (phrasal verb) to lie down somewhere for sleep
e.g. There were so many people that some of us had to bed down in the living room.
Beef up (phrasal verb) to add weight, strength, or power to (something)
e.g. The medicine helps beef up the immune system.
Belong to (phrasal verb) to be the property of (someone) : to be owned by (someone)
e.g. That watch belongs to me.
Belt out (phrasal verb) to fasten a seat belt in a car or other vehicle
e.g. When you’re riding in a car, you should always belt up for safety.


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. question1
    2. question2
    3. question3
  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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