2-25. I was not able to pass the interview

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Repeat after the tutor. 

  • I am able to solve this problem.
  • She is able to write song.
  • We are not able to attend the meeting.
  • I was able to build this company.
  • They were able to land the plane.
  • She was not able to explain her situation.
  • You will be able to participate in the meeting.
  • She won’t be able to come tomorrow.
  • Are you able to do this?
  • Were you able to find the suspect?
  • I was able to help Robin.
  • I was able to run fast.
  • She was able to come.
  • He was able to fix this problem.
  • We are able to invest more money.


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
attend (v) to go to and be present at (an event, meeting, etc.)
e.g. My husband and I will both attend the banquet.
land (v) to return to the ground or another surface after a flight
e.g. The plane landed on the runway.
participate (v) to be involved with others in doing something : to take part in an activity or event with others
e.g. Most people joined the game, but a few chose not to participate.
suspect (v) to think that (someone) is possibly guilty of a crime or of doing something wrong
e.g. He’s suspected in four burglaries.
Bump into (phrasal verb) to meet (someone) by chance : to see and usually talk to (someone you did not expect to see)
e.g. I bumped into [=ran into] a friend at the store.
Bump off (phrasal verb) to murder (someone)
e.g. He knew too much, so they bumped him off.
Bump up (phrasal verb) to move (something or someone) to a higher level, position, rank, etc.
e.g. Prices are being bumped up.
Bundle off (phrasal verb) to send (someone) to a place quickly or suddenly
e.g. He bundled the children off to school.
Bundle up (phrasal verb) to dress (yourself or someone else) warmly
e.g. Be sure to bundle up. It’s cold out there.
Bunk off (phrasal verb) to not go to (school, work, etc.)
e.g. We used to bunk off school as kids.


Go over the following exercise with your tutors. 

  1. Make a sentence.
    1. was / she / come / to / able / .
    2. you / will / with / able / I / be / to / hang / out / tomorrow / . 
    3. won’t / able / you / be / I / teach / to / .
    4. she / able / us / to / is / with / work / now / ?
    5. he / to / anything / is / able / draw / ?
  2. Correct the following sentences. 
    1. I was able to ran fast.
    2. We are able to investing more money.
    3. She be not able to call us last night.
    4. He won’t be able to go to school yesterday. 
    5. Are you be able to walk?
  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. Call me, maybe: Describe your relationship with your phone. Is it your lifeline, a buzzing nuisance, or something in between?
    3. Choose your adventure: Write a story or post with an open ending, and let your readers invent the conclusion.


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

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