2-32. Master Eugene might be able to help you

Warm-up

Repeat after the tutor. 

  • I might be able to attend the seminar.
  • She might be able to wear these skinny jeans.
  • We might be able to buy the tickets.
  • They might be able to hang out with us.
  • Thomas might be able to solve this quiz.
  • I might not be able to move to England.
  • We might not be able to get free meals.
  • She might not be able to participate in our meeting.
  • My sister might not be able to get married.
  • My brother might not be able to go to college.
  • I might be able to help you.
  • I might be able to come to your party.
  • She might be able to buy this ring.
  • He might be able to visit you.
  • They might be able to help us.

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
meal (n) the foods eaten or prepared for eating at one time
e.g. He eats/has three full meals a day.
Carry off (phrasal verb) to do (something difficult) successfully : to achieve or accomplish (something)
e.g. He tried to look cool but couldn’t carry it off.
Carry on (phrasal verb) to continue to do what you have been doing
e.g. I didn’t mean to interrupt you—please carry on.
Carry on with (phrasal verb) to continue doing or participating in (an activity)
e.g. Please carry on with what you were doing.
Carry out (phrasal verb) to do and complete (something)
e.g. We carried out several experiments to test the theory.
Carry over (phrasal verb) to continue to exist or be seen in another place or situation
e.g. His unhappiness at home carried over into/to his work.
Carry through (phrasal verb) to continue to exist or happen — usually + to
e.g. The yellow and blue theme in the kitchen carries through to the rest of the house.
Cash in 1 (phrasal verb) to obtain money for (something that you own)
e.g. She cashed in her stocks.
Cash in 2 (phrasal verb) to take advantage of something in order to make money
e.g. stores cashing in on Christmas
Cash in 3 (phrasal verb) to make money from something
e.g. He is going to cash in big [=make a lot of money] when he sells his house at the beach.

Exercise

Go over the following exercise with your tutors. 

  1. Make a sentence.
    1. help / us / be able to / might / they / .
    2. might / this / understand /be able to/ Andy / .
    3. arrive / I / 5 / might / be able to / before / .
    4. might / test / be able to / the / pass / you / .
    5. here / might / be able to / she / study / .
  2. Correct the following sentences. 
    1. Kelly might be able to teach for us.
    2. I might be able to answer to your question.
    3. I might be able to help for your sister.
    4. Chloe might be able to study at Japan.
    5. Janice might be able to pay by cash.
  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. Nightmares: Describe the last nightmare you remember having. What do you think it meant?
    3. A plot of earth: You’re given a plot of land and have the financial resources to do what you please. What’s the plan?

Wrap-up

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

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