2-15. I heard you sing

Warm-up

Repeat after the tutor. 

  • I was Hailey eat your pizza.
  • I heard you say something.
  • She saw Yessica kiss 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. The two men disappeared around the corner.
steal (v) to take (something that does not belong to you) in a way that is wrong or illegal
e.g. Someone stole my bicycle.
yawn (v) to open your mouth wide while taking in breath usually because you are tired or bored
e.g. Students were yawning in class.
whisper (v) to speak very softly or quietly
e.g. He whispered in/into my ear.
Blow off (phrasal verb) to refuse to notice or deal with (someone) : to ignore (someone)
e.g. I tried to say hello to him, but he just blew me off.
Blow out (phrasal verb) to go out or to cause (something, such as a candle) to go out by blowing
e.g. There was a sudden gust of wind and the candles blew out.
Blow over (phrasal verb) to come to an end
e.g. The storm eventually blew over.
Blow up (phrasal verb) to fill (something) with air or gas
e.g. blow up a balloon
Boil down (phrasal verb) to become reduced in amount by boiling
e.g. Let the sauce boil down and thicken.
Boil down to (phrasal verb) to have (something) as the main or basic part
e.g. Their objections all boil down to one thing: cost.

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. question1
    2. question2
    3. question3
  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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