2-17. Make sure you wake me up at 7


Repeat after the tutor. 

  • Make sure you sleep early.
  • Make sure you arrive on time.
  • Make sure he follows you.
  • I made sure your daughter was safe.
  • I made sure he understood your message.
  • He made sure his client was happy.
  • Did you make sure he went to school?
  • Did you make sure it was the right address?
  • Did you make sure he was okay?
  • I want to make sure you understood this rule.
  • Make sure you wake up early.
  • Make sure you send this application.
  • Make sure you visit your mother.
  • Make sure you check your schedule.
  • Make sure you exercise every day.


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
client (n) a person who pays a professional person or organization for services
e.g. The accountant is meeting with another client right now, but she’ll be able to see you later this afternoon.
application (n) a formal and usually written request for something (such as a job, admission to a school, a loan, etc.)
e.g. We’ve made an application for certification.
chapter (n) one of the main sections of a book
e.g. Chapter three deals with the country’s economy.
résumé (n) a short document describing your education, work history, etc., that you give an employer when you are applying for a job
e.g. If you would like to be considered for the job, please submit your résumé.
Bottle out (phrasal verb) to become too afraid to do something : to lose your nerve
e.g. I was going to ask him but then I bottled out.
Bottle up (phrasal verb) to keep (a feeling or emotion) inside of you instead of expressing it : to hide (a feeling or emotion)
e.g. She’s kept her feelings about the accident bottled up for too long.
Bounce back (phrasal verb) to return quickly to a normal condition after a difficult situation or event
e.g. She bounced back [=recovered] easily from her surgery.
Bounce into (phrasal verb) to force (someone) to decide to do (something) especially without having time to think about it
e.g. example
Bounce off (v) to talk about (something, such as an idea) with (someone) in an informal way in order to get an opinion
e.g. I wanted to bounce some ideas off you before the meeting.
Bounce aroun (v) to talk about (something, such as an idea) in an informal way in order to get different opinions about it
e.g. We were bouncing some ideas around for the design of the book’s cover.


Go over the following exercise with your tutors. 

  1. Make a sentence.
    1. you / sure / check / your / make / schedule / .
    2. make / chapter / she / sure / his / studies / .
    3. make / to / school / Ryan / goes / sure / .
    4. I / was / happy / sure / my / client / made / .
    5. résumé / did / you / perfect / sure / your / was / make / ?
  2. Correct the following sentences. 
    1. Make sure you would visit your mother.
    2. Make sure he come here.
    3. I made sure your car fixed.
    4. I made sure they were safely.
    5. Did you make sue he is not angry?
  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. Free association: Write down the first words that comes to mind when we
      say . . . home. . . soil. . . rain. Use those words in the title of your post.
    3. Apply yourself: Describe your last attempt to learn something that did not
      come easily to you.


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

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