2-21. I have to go to school now


Repeat after the tutor. 

  • I have to take these pills.
  • She has to leave tonight.
  • We have to break their record.
  • I had to delete the file.
  • They had to fire three employees.
  • You will have to buy a new battery.
  • He will have to find a job.
  • Do I have to report this problem?
  • Does he have to wear the uniform?
  • Do we have to choose only one person?
  • I have to do this.
  • I have to do my homework.
  • You have to do this.
  • She has to finish this today.
  • He has to go home.


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
pick up (phrasal verb) to go somewhere in order to get and bring back (someone or something)
e.g. I have to pick up my kids at school.
break even (phrasal verb) to take in as much money as you spend : to operate without either a loss or a profit
e.g. After years of losing money, the company has to start breaking even to make a profit soon.
slice (n) a thin piece of food that is cut from something larger
e.g. Do you have to eat more than one slice of cake? 
say (v) to use your voice to express (something) with words
e.g. You have to say what you want to eat. 
ode (n) a poem in which a person expresses a strong feeling of love or respect for someone or something
e.g. You have to write an ode to your mother. 
fond of (phrasal verb) feeling or showing love or friendship
e.g. Do you have to be so fond of the dog? 
destroy (v) to cause (something) to end or no longer exist : to cause the destruction of (something)
e.g. Does he have to destroy my sand castle? 
memorial (n) something (such as a monument or ceremony) that honors a person who has died or serves as a reminder of an event in which many people died
e.g. We have to visit the memorial today. 
recall (v) to remember (something) from the past
e.g. She has to recall to the police what happened at the accident. 
break out (phrasal verb) to begin happening suddenly
e.g. I had to help when the fire broke out in the kitchen. 


Go over the following exercise with your tutors. 

  1. Make a sentence.
    1. this / do / I / to / have / .
    2. it / to / had / I / do / .
    3. they / early / up / to / wake / had / .
    4. have / I / this / do / to / do / ?
    5. to / he / there / have / does / go / ?
  2. Correct the following sentences. 
    1. She have to finish this today.
    2. He had to left China.
    3. I had to go back Korea.
    4. Do I have saving this file?
    5. Do she have to take this test?
  3. Answer the following questions.
    1. Are there things that you have to do everyday? (use “have to”) 
    2. Are there things you wish you didn’t have to do? (use “didn’t have to”) 
    3. What are 3 things that you have done that made you happy? 
  4. (Homework) Write a paragraph.
    1. Write 10 sentences using the grammar you learned today.
    2. Sliced bread: Most of us have heard the saying, “That’s the best thing since sliced bread!” What do you think is actually the best thing since sliced bread?
    3. Ode to a playground: A place from your past or childhood, one that you’re fond of, is destroyed. Write it a memorial.


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

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