2-36. The more you eat, the fatter you will get


Repeat after the tutor. 

  • The more you cry, the sadder you will get.
  • The faster you walk, the more fat you will burn.
  • The more you call her, the angrier she will get.
  • The less you sleep, the more tired you will get.
  • The more money you spend, the poorer you will get.
  • The harder you study, the better grade you can get.
  • The more I drank, the more drunk I got.
  • The more beer she drank, the sicker she got.
  • The deeper I studied, the more confused I was.
  • The faster I moved, the more pain I felt.
  • The more you laugh, the happier you will get.
  • The more you drink, the more tired you will get.
  • The harder you exercise, the stronger you will get.
  • The deeper you study, the smarter you will get.
  • The less you eat, the hungrier you will get.


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
Chance upon (phrasal verb) to find (something) or meet (someone) by chance
e.g. She chanced upon an original copy of the book in her grandfather’s attic.
Chase down (phrasal verb) to follow and catch (someone or something)
e.g. Police chased down the robber in an alley.
Chase up (phrasal verb) to search for and find (someone or something)
e.g. Can you chase up those files for me?
Chat up (phrasal verb) to talk informally with (someone, such as someone you are attracted to)
e.g. He tried to chat up a girl at the dance.
Check back (phrasal verb) to return to a place, person, etc., in order to try something again or to get additional information
e.g. We are not hiring today, but check back next month.
Check in (phrasal verb) to report to someone when you arrive at a place (such as an airport or convention) to let them know you are there
e.g. Passengers must check in one hour before the flight leaves.
Check into (phrasal verb) to arrive at and be given a room in (a hotel, motel, etc.)
e.g. We checked into a hotel.
Check off on (phrasal verb) to give official approval for (something)
e.g. My boss will have to check off on [=authorize, approve] my decision.
Check on (phrasal verb) to look at or examine (someone or something) to see if there are any problems
e.g. The nurse checked on the patients regularly.
Check out (phrasal verb) to leave and pay for your room at a hotel, motel, etc.
e.g. We checked out (of the hotel) early.


Go over the following exercise with your tutors. 

  1. Make a sentence.
    1. you / the harder /  exercise/ , / will / the stronger / get / you / .
    2. study / the deeper / you  / , / get / you / the smarter / will / .
    3. like/ the more / I  / her / ,  / me / the less / she / liked / .
    4. jump/ the higher / you / , can/ you / the taller / get / .
    5. he / the more / people / met / ,  got / the more / he / popular / .
  2. Correct the following sentences. 
    1. The more you laugh, the happy you will get.
    2. The more I eat, the fatter I got.
    3. The more I cried, the more sad I got.
    4. The more friends you have, the happier you could get.
    5. The faster he drove, the more gas he wastes.
  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. Back to the future: A service has been invented through which you can send messages to people in the future. To whom would you send something, and what would you write?
    3. Places: Beach, mountain, forest, or somewhere else entirely?


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

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