2-14. Let me borrow your money


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.


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
abuse (v) to treat (a person or animal) in a harsh or harmful way
e.g. abuse a dog
run away (phrasal verb) to leave your home suddenly without permission and go somewhere else to live
e.g. He ran away (from home) at a young age.
Run across (phrasal verb) to meet (someone) or find (something) by chance
e.g. to meet (someone) or find (something) by chance
Block in (phrasal verb) to put something in front of (someone or something) so that person or thing cannot leave
e.g. My car is blocked in.
Block off (phrasal verb) to separate using a barrier.
e.g. The police blocked off the street after the explosion.
Block out (phrasal verb) to hide or cover something so that it cannot be seen, felt, or heard
e.g. Clouds blocked out the sun.
Blow away (phrasal verb) to kill (someone) by shooting
e.g. a gangster who got blown away by a hit man
Blow hot and cold (phrasal verb) to change repeatedly from liking or favoring something to not liking or favoring it
e.g. Local residents have been blowing hot and cold on the question of whether to build a new school.
Blow in (phrasal verb) to arrive in a sudden or unexpected way
e.g. He just blew in, asking for a place to stay.
Blow into (phrasal verb) to arrive at (a place) in a sudden or unexpected way
e.g. He just blew into town and needs a place to stay.


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 smoke?
  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. 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?


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

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