2-13. Leave me alone


Repeat after the tutor. 

  • Leave your sister alone.
  • Leave the front door unlocked.
  • Leave this box untouched.
  • I left my car dirty.
  • She left her phone wet.
  • We left the lights on.
  • Don’t leave your hair wet.
  • Don’t leave your car unattended.
  • Did you leave the air conditioner on?
  • Did they leave the computer off?
  • Leave her alone.
  • Leave this window open.
  • Leave this window closed.
  • Leave this computer on.
  • Leave it on.


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
unattended (adj) not cared for or watched
e.g. Do not leave your child unattended.
trash can (n) a container that holds materials that have been thrown away
e.g. Don’t leave that trash can full. 
contain (v) to have (something) inside
e.g. Can you leave the dog contained in the crate? 
bend a rule (phrasal verb) to not be strict or exact about following a rule
e.g. You will have to leave if you keep bending the rule.  
flavor (n) the quality of something that you can taste
e.g. Should I keep buying the same flavor of ice cream? 
cover to cover (v) all the way through from the beginning to the end
e.g. Leave your book at home, you almost have it finished cover to cover
entirely (adj) complete or full : not lacking or leaving out any part
e.g. Her mom said she couldn’t leave until she finished her homework entirely
black out (phrasal verb) to suddenly become unconscious
e.g. You keep blacking out, should you leave and go lay down?  
blank out (phrasal verb) to completely hide or cover (something)
e.g. Leave the blanked out parts of the document before making it public.
go blank (phrasal verb) to be unable to recall or think of something
e.g. Don’t leave yet, I keep going blank so I need help with my homework.  


Go over the following exercise with your tutors. 

  1. Make a sentence.
    1. alone / leave / her / . 
    2. on / left / the / she / machine / .
    3. her / waiting / you / leave / did / ?
    4. your / alone / child / leave / don’t / .
    5. can / full / don’t / this / trash / leave / .
  2. Correct the following sentences. 
    1. Leave this window closing.
    2. Leave it be on.
    3. I left the classroom darker.
    4. Don’t leave me cry.
    5. Don’t leave your skin dried.
  3. Answer the following questions.
    1. What are some things that you shouldn’t leave open? 
    2. Have you ever left something on when you shouldn’t have? 
    3. Should you leave children unattended? 
  4. (Homework) Write a paragraph.
    1. Write 10 sentences using the grammar you learned today.
    2. 32 flavors: Vanilla, chocolate, or something else entirely?
    3. This is your life: If you could read a book containing all that has happened and will ever happen in your life, would you? If you choose to read it, you must read it cover to cover.


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

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