2-16. You make me smile


Repeat after the tutor. 

  • You make me want you.
  • She makes me feel happy.
  • I made them read this book.
  • She made me realize it.
  • Make me understand.
  • Don’t make me kiss you.
  • I can make this plan work.
  • We can make a miracle happen.
  • Did you make her steal the diamond?
  • Did he make you feel lonely?
  • Make him do it.
  • Make her study.
  • Make me believe you.
  • Make them come to my party.
  • I made him follow me.


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
realize (v) to understand or become aware of (something)
e.g. He finally realized the scope of the problem.
miracle (n) a very amazing or unusual event, thing, or achievement
e.g. It would take a miracle for this team to win.
lonely (ad) sad from being apart from other people
e.g. She was a lonely child with few friends.
convince (v) to cause (someone) to believe that something is true
e.g. He convinced me that the story was true.
Boil over (phrasal verb) to flow over the side of a container while boiling
e.g. The water in the pot is boiling over.  
Boil up (phrasal verb) to grow toward a dangerous level
e.g. He could feel the anger boiling up inside him.
Bone up (phrasal verb) to try to learn a lot of information quickly for a test, exam, etc
e.g. She boned up [=crammed] for the exam.
Book in (phrasal verb) to arrive at and be given a room in a hotel, an inn, etc.
e.g. We booked in [=checked in] shortly after noon.
Book into (something) (phrasal verb) to arrive at and be given a room in a hotel, an inn, etc.
e.g. We booked into [=checked into] our hotel shortly after noon.
on the books (idiom) part of the set of official laws
e.g. It’s an outdated law that’s still on the books.


Go over the following exercise with your tutors. 

  1. Make a sentence.
    1. study / make / her / .
    2. speak / her / made / I / English / .
    3. make / cry / her / don’t / .
    4. don’t / back / her / come / make / .
    5. again / did / you / smile / make / she / ?
  2. Correct the following sentences. 
    1. She made I give her up.
    2. We made him convinced Kate.
    3. Don’t make him go school.
    4. Did you make Janice standing outside?
    5. Did he make your stay there?
  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. Polite company: “It’s never a good idea to discuss religion or politics with people you don’t really know.” Agree or disagree?
    3. In a crisis: Honestly evaluate the way you respond to crisis situations. Are you happy with the way you react?


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

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