2-32. Cambly 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 might not be able to buy his meal today. 
realistic (adj) able to see things as they really are and to deal with them in a practical way
e.g. 
We have to be realistic and accept the fact that these problems cannot be solved easily.
carry on (phrasal verb) to continue to do what you have been doing
e.g. I might not be able to carry on unless you help me. 
nightmare (n) a dream that frightens a sleeping person : a very bad dream
e.g. I had a nightmare, I might not be able to go back to sleep now. 
plot (n) a series of events that form the story in a novel, movie, etc.
e.g. She might be able to help you come up with a plot for your story. 
financial (adj) relating to money
e.g. We might be able to borrow money so we don’t have financial troubles. 
crop (n) a plant or plant product that is grown by farmers
e.g. We might be able to borrow some seeds to help grow our crop
farm (n) a piece of land used for growing crops or raising animals
e.g. We might not be able to visit the farm tomorrow. 
radio (n) the system or process that is used for sending and receiving signals through the air without using wires
e.g. We might be able to play our song on the radio tomorrow.
escape (v) to get away from a place (such as a prison) where you are being held or kept
e.g. They might be able to escape the prison cell if we don’t lock the door. 

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. Have you ever had a nightmare? What was it about? 
    2. Have you ever visited a farm? Name 4 things you saw.  
    3. You might be able to travel anywhere you wanted to in the world. Where would you go?
  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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