2-15. I heard you sing

Warm-up

Repeat after the tutor. 

  • I saw Hailey eat your pizza.
  • I heard you say something.
  • She saw Yessica say hi to Chris.
  • He didn’t see me follow him.
  • They didn’t hear Eminem rap.
  • We didn’t see David come to work.
  • I don’t want to hear you cry.
  • Did you see the rabbit disappear?
  • Can you hear me talk?
  • Did you see us move?
  • I saw you cry.
  • I heard you cry.
  • I saw them steal it.
  • I heard him laugh.
  • I was Steve run away.

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
disappear (v) to stop being visible : to pass out of sight
e.g. I did see her but then she disappeared
rob (v) to take money or property from (a person or a place) illegally and sometimes by using force, violence, or threats
e.g. Did you see who robbed me and took my purse? 
yawn (v) to open your mouth wide while taking in breath usually because you are tired or bored
e.g. I saw her yawn twice during class. 
whisper (v) to speak very softly or quietly
e.g. I couldn’t hear you because you were whispering
blow off (phrasal verb) to refuse to notice or deal with (someone) : to ignore (someone)
e.g. I just saw you blow her off when she tried to talk to you.  
blow out (phrasal verb) to go out or to cause (something, such as a candle) to go out by blowing
e.g. Did you see her blow out all the candles? 
rip (v) to tear, split, or open (something) quickly or violently
e.g. Did you hear that she ripped apart her homework? 
blow up (phrasal verb) to fill (something) with air or gas
e.g. I saw you blow up all those balloons. 
headline (n) the title written in large letters over a story in a newspaper

e.g. Do you see that headline in the newspaper today? 
boil down to (phrasal verb) to have (something) as the main or basic part
e.g. I heard you had to boil it down to the beginning. 

Exercise

Go over the following exercise with your tutors. 

  1. Make a sentence.
    1. laugh / I / him / heard / .
    2. we / touch / saw / bag / your / her / .
    3. saw / I / yawn / you / .
    4. you / did / whisper / me / hear / ? 
    5. you / me / they / did / drink / see / with / ?
  2. Correct the following sentences. 
    1. I saw you crying.
    2. I saw Steve ran away.
    3. He heard me screamed.
    4. They saw I hug her.
    5. Did her hear you rap?
  3. Answer the following questions.
    1. What are some of the best movies that you have seen? 
    2. Have you ever seen a bear? What are some other animals you have seen? 
    3. Has anyone ever heard you sing? What do you like to sing? 
  4. (Homework) Write a paragraph.
    1. Write 10 sentences using the grammar you learned today.
    2. Ripped from the headlines: Head to your favorite online news source. Pick an article with a headline that grabs you. Now, write a short story based on the article.
    3. Polite company: “It’s never a good idea to discuss religion or politics with people you don’t really know.” Agree or disagree?

Wrap-up

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

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