2-22. You don’t have to be shy


Repeat after the tutor. 

  • I don’t have to pay the rent.
  • You don’t have to quit your job.
  • She doesn’t have to drink.
  • We don’t have to hide the truth.
  • Sara doesn’t have to move to Indiana.
  • I didn’t have to explain.
  • She didn’t have to pass the interview.
  • They didn’t have to yell at me.
  • Tasha didn’t have to do anything.
  • You didn’t have to cook for me.
  • I don’t have to work today.
  • I don’t have to go to school tomorrow.
  • I don’t have to leave now.
  • You don’t have to do this.
  • You don’t have to study with 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
submit (v) to give (a document, proposal, piece of writing, etc.) to someone so that it can be considered or approved
e.g. Submit your application no later than January 31st.
Break through (phrasal verb) to use force to get through (something, such as a barrier)
e.g. The enemy attacked our defenses but they weren’t able to break through.
Break up 1 (phrasal verb) to separate into parts or pieces or cause (something) to separate into parts or pieces
e.g. Enzymes help break up protein molecules.
Break up 2 (phrasal verb) to end or cause (something) to end
e.g. The demonstration broke up when the police arrived.
Break up 3 (phrasal verb) to end a romantic relationship, marriage, etc.
e.g. They dated for years but recently broke up.
Break with (phrasal verb) to end a relationship, connection, or agreement with (someone or something)
e.g. He broke with his former friends and colleagues when he decided to support the conservative candidate.
Brick up (phrasal verb) to cover or block (something) with bricks
e.g. They bricked up the windows.
Bring about (phrasal verb) to cause (something)
e.g. “What brought about the crisis?” “It was brought about by many factors.”
Bring before (phrasal verb) to cause (someone or something) to come to (someone or something) for an official decision or judgment
e.g. He was brought (up) before the judge on a charge of obstructing justice.
Bring down (phrasal verb) to cause (someone or something) to fall down onto the ground
e.g. The deer was brought down by a single shot.


Go over the following exercise with your tutors. 

  1. Make a sentence.
    1. have/ school / don’t / to / I / go / tomorrow / to / .
    2. have /anything / doesn’t / she / pay / to / .
    3. e-mail / have / to / didn’t / write / the / I / .
    4. to / he / up / didn’t / give / have / .
    5. photo / you / have / to / didn’t / submit / your / . 
  2. Correct the following sentences. 
    1. I don’t have to leave yesterday.
    2. He doesn’t have to help for me.
    3. They don’t have to ask to me.
    4. He don’t have to stay here.
    5. You didn’t had to do this.
  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. Through the window: Go to the nearest window. Look out for a full minute. Write about what you saw.
    3. Burning down the house: Your home is on fire. Grab five items (assume all people and animals are safe). What did you grab?


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

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