2-31. She might have lost my number

Warm-up

Repeat after the tutor. 

  • I might have loved my cat.
  • She might have forgotten my number.
  • We might have made a mistake.
  • You might have been lonely.
  • They might have been busy today.
  • Diane might have been happy at the party.
  • My mom might not have liked my friend.
  • My dad might not have hated Alex.
  • Carrie might not have regretted her decision.
  • She might not have been made at me.
  • I might have forgotten.
  • You might have met her before.
  • She might have liked you.
  • They might have seen us.
  • I might have made a mistake.

Notes

Here are some grammar tips. 

Vocabulary

Go over the following vocabulary and expressions with your tutor. Use the illustration above if needed.

Vocabulary/ Expressions

Expression Definition
firefighter (n) a member of a group that works to put out fires
e.g. I might have become a firefighter
mentor (n) someone who teaches or gives help and advice to a less experienced and often younger person
e.g. I might have to get some advice from my mentor
outsider (n) a person who does not belong to or is not accepted as part of a particular group or organization
e.g. That outsider might have more friends if they were more kind. 
odd (adj) strange or unusual different from what is normal or expected
e.g. That movie might have been really odd
perspective (n) a way of thinking about and understanding something (such as a particular issue or life in general)
e.g. That might have changed my perspective on the issue. 
normal (adj) usual or ordinary : not strange
e.g. That might have looked normal if you didn’t change the color. 
boring (adj) dull and uninteresting : causing boredom
e.g. That might have been a boring party, but I’m glad you came. 
exceptional (adj) not usual : unusual or uncommon
e.g. That dinner might have been exceptional but it needed more salt.
distinguish (v) to notice or recognize a difference between people or things
e.g. I might have been able to distinguish between those two cats if they weren’t the same color. 
recommend (v) to say that (someone or something) is good and deserves to be chosen
e.g. I might not have been able to recommend that book unless I read it first. 

Exercise

Go over the following exercise with your tutors. 

  1. Make a sentence.
    1. forgotten / might / I / have / .
    2. have / they / us / seen / might / .
    3. it / might / you / in / have / lost / taxi / the / .
    4. might / each / have / other / we / misunderstood / .
    5. his / been / different / have / idea / might / .
  2. Correct the following sentences. 
    1. You might have meet her before.
    2. She might had liked you.
    3. He might has been thirsty.
    4. It might have been difficulty.
    5. He might not have worked tomorrow.
  3. Answer the following questions.
    1. What is something that might have been difficult if you didn’t get help? 
    2. Have you ever changed your perspective on something? 
    3. Name 3 things you might not have liked but you tried it anyways. 
  4. (Homework) Write a paragraph.
    1. Write 10 sentences using the grammar you learned today.
    2. Mentor: Have you ever had a mentor? What was the greatest lesson you learned from him or her?
    3. Far from normal: Many of us think of our lives as boringly normal, while others live the high life. Take a step back, and take a look at your life as an outsider might. Now, tell us at least six unique, exciting, or just plain odd things about yourself.

Wrap-up

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

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