2-14. Let me borrow your money

Warm-up

Repeat after the tutor. 

  • Let him run away.
  • Let us help you.
  • Let me ask you something.
  • Don’t let them abuse you.
  • I let them use my computer.
  • I let her take a nap.
  • She let me stay there.
  • I will let you use my pen.
  • I will let her come to my party.
  • Did you let the dog come in?
  • Let him go.
  • Let her study.
  • Let me follow you.
  • Let them come to my party.
  • I let him play.

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
abuse (v) to treat (a person or animal) in a harsh or harmful way
e.g. Don’t let him abuse that dog! 
picture (n) a painting, drawing, or photograph of someone or something
e.g. Please don’t let him take a picture of me
run across (phrasal verb) to meet (someone) or find (something) by chance
e.g. Did you let her say hi when she ran across him in the store? 
connection (n) something that joins or connects two or more things
e.g. Let him plug in the cord so we can find a connection
random (v) chosen, done, etc. without a particular plan or pattern
e.g. Why did you let him pick a random movie to watch? 
clean slate (n) a person’s record (as from a job or school) that shows no evidence of any problems
e.g. We should let him go to a new school so he can have a clean slate
pretend (v) to act as if something is true when it is not
e.g. Don’t let him pretend that this doesn’t bother him. 
candidate (n) a person who is trying to be elected
e.g. Should we let him be a candidate in this election? 
run for (v) an attempt to compete and win something
e.g. We decided to let her run for president of the school. 
campaign (n) a series of activities designed to produce a particular result
e.g. Should we let her make new posters for the campaign

Exercise

Go over the following exercise with your tutors. 

  1. Make a sentence.
    1. study / let / her / .
    2. let / I / play / him / .
    3. home / me / let / he / go / .
    4. me / don’t / go / let / .
    5. ID / did / them / you / use / your / let / ?
  2. Correct the following sentences. 
    1. Let him going.
    2. Let me followed you.
    3. She lets me sit here.
    4. Don’t let her control your.
    5. Did she let your eat?
  3. Answer the following questions.
    1. Should you let someone hurt an animal? 
    2. Have you ever let someone borrow money from you? 
    3. How often do you let your friend come over to your house? 
  4. (Homework) Write a paragraph.
    1. Write 10 sentences using the grammar you learned today.
    2. Take two: Run outside. Take a picture of the first thing you see. Run inside. Take a picture of the second thing you see. Write about the connection between these two random objects, people, or scenes.
    3. Clean slate:  Explore the room you’re in as if you’re seeing it for the first time. Pretend you know nothing. What do you see? Who is the person who lives there?

Wrap-up

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

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